Mexico have never beaten an African team in the World Cup in three attempts.
This is only the second meeting between Mexico and Cameroon; Mexico won 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles in 1993.
Even while fielding a third-string team, Mexico had little trouble beating Cameroon, 1-0 at the Coliseum on 22nd September 1993.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is underway in Sao Paulo
Croatia’s two meetings with Brazil have ended D1 L1; they have scored just one goal to their opponents’ 2.
On 17th August, 2005, Niko Kranjčar and Ricardinho scored as Croatia and Brazil drew 1-1 at the Stadion Poljud in Split.
This is Croatia’s starting XI vs Brazil in (2005): Butina, Šimunić,Tomas, Tudor, Srna, Robert Kovač, Babić, Kranjčar, Niko Kovač, Klasnić, Olić
Brazil’s starting XI: Dida, Juan, Lúcio, Carlos, Cafu, Emerson, Ricardinho, Zé Roberto, Kaká, Adriano, Ronaldo
Kaká scored the only goal of the game as Brazil beat Niko Kovač’s Croatia 1-0 in Germany.
Brazil’s starting XI: Dida, Juan, Lúcio, Carlos, Cafu, Emerson, Ronaldinho, Zé Roberto, Kaká, Adriano, Ronaldo.
Croatia’s starting XI: Pletikosa, Šimić, Šimunić, Tudor, Srna, R Kovač, Babić, Kranjčar, Niko Kovač, Klasnić, Prso
Croatia boss Niko Kovač speaks to his team in their hotel as they focus on today’s game.