"It was not the result we wanted", said the four-time Ballon d'Or victor.
"The team continue to believe in qualification, we have great possibilities, because there are still two games left".
The result handed the early initiative in Group A to hosts Russian Federation, who beat New Zealand 2-0 a day earlier.
After the game's second review, the goal and three points for Chile were confirmed. His goal in the 91st minute was also referred to the video assistant referees - presumably to check on another possible offside - but it stood.
Mexico's last competitive loss came nine games and exactly one year ago when Chile hammered them 7-0 in the Centenary Copa America. Pace, skill and attacking flair are the traditional hallmarks of Mexican football.
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The 2016 finalist at both Queen's and Wimbledon got off to a miserable start on grass with the surprise loss against the Australian.
After a cagey opening in front of over 34,000 fans in Kazan, the game sprang to life. Fernando Santos vouched for him "100 per cent as an athlete and a man" and said there was a cast-iron agreement not to bring outside concerns into the camp.
"Definitely we're in a position now where we've got another opportunity to show the world and other countries who do not expect a lot from New Zealand that we can actually play and we're a good team".
The Real Madrid striker, whose club future has been the subject of media speculation after he was accused by Spanish prosecutors of committing tax fraud, which Ronaldo denies, set up Portugal's opener.
Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino was something of a surprise visitor behind the scenes at Kazan Arena on Sunday. The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, although it said it wasn't anything serious. He scored the goal, which was largely down to Ronaldo, but his cool head made the chance exceptionally easy.
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The Besiktas winger drew Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and tapped home the opening goal.
Another defensive error led to Mexico's equaliser just before the break as Raphael Guerreiro lost sight of Raul Jiminez's cross and Carlos Vela popped the ball back across for Hernandez to head in.
"If we win, we'll be close to qualifying, so now is not the time to sound the alarm".
Mexico recorded a late draw after Hector Moreno scored in second half injury time in the Kazan Arena.
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