Shaka Hislop says Mexico's advancement to the Confederations Cup semifinals will momentarily silence unfair criticism.
John Sutcliffe checks in after Mexico's 2-1 win, and how Juan Carlos Osorio, and the team can build off it moving ahead.
Juan Carlos Osorio hailed Mexico's "resilience" as they came from behind to beat Russia 2-1 at the Confederations Cup and advance to the semifinals.
Cristiano Ronaldo was pleased for Portugal to overcome a less-than-perfect pitch to down New Zealand and reach the semis.
There's little use in getting carried away by a 4-0 win over New Zealand, but Andre Silva and Bernardo Silva have Portugal picking up momentum.
Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov said he would not resign after the Confederations Cup hosts were eliminated in the group stage.