WATCH: Video review denies Portugal a goal against Mexico at Confederations Cup

Video Assistant Referee made its first big-time appearance on the top level of international soccer on Sunday when Mexico and Portugal battled in the FIFA Confederations Cup group stage. It appeared that Portugal had gone up 1-0 in the first half through a Pepe goal, but it was reviewed after referee Nestor Pitana was buzzed by the VAR. The Argentine waited for the call, and it was overturned. Take a look:

It was overturned, and it was also quickly done. Nice and fast and not disrupting the match too much. And most importantly, we got the right call.

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