Hirving Lozano (Mexico): The PSV Eindhoven striker was the most effective of the Mexican forwards in leading the line.
"It is hard to win the Euro, which includes many of the best teams in the world, and they have the world's best player".
Following Saturday's game, New Zealand will turn their attention back to World Cup qualifying.
"We want to win this tournament, against whoever", said Hernandez after the match.
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A 34th-minute Cristiano Ronaldo penalty opened the scoring for Portugal against the Kiwis, who had already been knocked out but were eager to go out on a high note, before Bernardo Silva doubled the European champions' advantage three minutes later.
Portugal head into the semifinal as winners of Group A, ahead of Mexico on group difference after the CONCACAF champions beat hosts Russia in Kazan 2-1 in an incident-packed game.
"I see no reason why they can't lift this trophy", Hudson said.
Ronaldo was first up in the 23rd minute, taking up his imperious stance from Ricardo Quaresma's cross before heading the ball low but within Stefan Marinovic's reach. It could have an impact on the start of next season. They remain underdogs with Bet9ja at (22.00). "We could have played a more defensive game but did not", Hudson said. "That is the intent for us".
New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson accepted Portugal were too strong for his side as they finished their Confederations Cup pointless and having scored a single goal.
"We are not thinking about the semi-final", Cherchesov said.
Ronaldo now has 75 goals in 142 appearances for his country.
Akinfeev made a mistake that led to Mexico's second goal after a long clearance by Herrera from near the south American side's area. We believe the refereeing will be fair, transparent and the winner will be the one that deserves it. We're focused on what we can have an impact on.