"We conceded a soft penalty, I don't know how that happened and I don't know if it was a penalty or not but that deflated us a bit and five, six minutes later we concede a second goal which took a lot out of us".
Portugal's captain will face tax evasion charges in a Madrid court next month but has dazzled on the pitch in Russian Federation, claiming Man-of-the-Match awards in all three games, netting two goals and providing an assist.
But Pizzi - who made his first appearance of the competition from the bench in the 4-0 victory over New Zealand last Saturday - expects a tough test in the Tatarstan capital.
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"He was in a bit of pain and we hope he will be able to recover, but like his team-mates he is strong, he wants to play", said Pizzi. "Obviously he is a world-class player, but nobody is afraid of him". It is therefore uncertain as to whether he will be fit to continue playing in the tournament.
Santos fielded an attacking line-up packed with experience and resisted the temptation to rest Ronaldo with Portugal still requiring a point to qualify and vying with Mexico and Russian Federation for top spot.
The reigning European champions will be without veteran centre-back Pepe for the crunch clash after he picked up a one-match suspension for a second yellow card of the tournament, while Manchester City new boy Bernardo Silva could also miss out with injury. Raphael Guerreiro is also still recovering from a left ankle blow he suffered in the 1-0 win over Russian Federation.
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The Kiwi keeper was at close quarters with Cristiano Ronaldo for much of the contest in St Petersburg.
It was a typically efficient performance from Portugal who never looked in real danger despite a sluggish start.
Lionel Messi and Argentina or Confederations Cup semifinalist Chile are possible opponents.
Indian benchmark indices close lower on Friday
Indian shares ended lower on Friday as investors booked profits in recent gainers like financials and auto stocks. The broader NSE Nifty moved between 9,647.65 and 9,565.30, before ending 55.05 points, or 0.57% down at 9,574.95.