Mexico Starting XI: 13 Guillermo Ochoa, 2 Hugo Ayala, 3 Carlos Salcevị, 4 Rafa Marquez (7 Miguel Layun 46), 11 Carlos Vela, 14 Javier Hernandez (9 Raul Jimenez 59), 16 Hector Herrera, 18 Andres Guardabởi vì, 21 Edson Alvarez (6 Jonathan Dos Santos 55), 22 Hirving Lozano, 23 Jesus Gallardo

Brazil Starting XI: 1 Alisson, 2 Thiago Silva, 3 Miranda, 5 Casemiro, 6 Filipe Luis, 9 Gabriel Jesus, 10 Neymar, 11 Philippe Coutinho (đôi mươi Roberto Firmino 86), 15 Paulinho (17 Fernandinho 80), 19 Willian (13 Marquinhos 90+1), 22 Fagner

Samara

Brazil 2 Mexiteo 0

Scorers

Brazil: Neymar 51, Firmino 88

Match overview

Brazil stepped up a gear to lớn see off Mexiteo & reach the quarter-finals after a match played in intense heat in Samara. Mexico played their part in an enthralling encounter but exited the tournament at the same stage (last 16) for the seventh successive sầu time.

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Mexico began brightly & Brazil struggled to cope with their opponents’ heavy pressing in the first half. But after Neymar opened up the Mexican defence for the breakthrough goal, Mexico faded in the heat as their exertions in the final group defeat to Sweden caught up with them.

GOAL! A one-two made in Brazil. Neymar backheels to lớn Willian who drives into the box before laying it on a plate for Neymar at the baông xã post from cthua range pic.twitter.com/joILjQClU3

— ITV Football (
itvfootball) July 2, 2018

GOAL! Neymar is played in by Fernandinho, he puts on the afterburners và prods across goal for Firmino khổng lồ tap inkhổng lồ an empty net pic.twitter.com/Ahz6pLMAq5

— ITV Football (
itvfootball) July 2, 2018

Matter of fact

Rafa Maquez, aged 39 years và four months, was twice as old as full-back Edson Alvarez.

Brazil, with 227 goals, overtook Germany as the all-time top scorers at the World Cup.

Talking point

Neymar’s brilliance won the game for Brazil but he earned ridicule for his over-reaction lớn Miguel Layun’s touchline foul.

Stats

Brazil/Mexico

Possession (%): 46/54

Goal attempts: 21/13

Attempts on target: 7/4

Corners: 8/7

Fouls: 6/18

Pass accuracy (%): 82/83

Distance covered (km): 92/89

Mexiteo vs Sweden (27th June) Match Report

Match pReviews here.

Mexiteo Starting XI: 12 Guillermo Ochoa, 3 Carlos Salcebởi, 7 Miguel Layun (19 Oribe Peralta), 11 Carlos Vela, 14 Javier Hernandez, 15 Hector Moreno, 16 Hector Herrera, 18 Andres Guardavì chưng (17 Jesus Corona 75), 21 Edson Alvarez,22 Hirving Lozano, 23 Jesus Gallarvày (8 Marco Fabian 65)

Sweden Starting XI: 1 Robin Olsen, 2 Mikael Lustig, 3 Victor Lindelof, 4 Andreas Granqvist, 6 Ludwig Augustinsson, 7 Sebastian Larsson (13 Gustav Svensson 50), 8 Albin Ekdal (15 Osoto Hiljemark 80), 9 Marcus Berg (22 Isaac Thelin 68), 10 Emil Forsberg, 17 Viktor Claesson, 20 Ola Toivonen

Yekaterinburg

Mexiteo 0 Sweden 3

ScorersMexico: none

Sweden: Augustinsson 50, Granqvist 61pen, Alvarez 74og

Match overview

Sweden, outsiders going inkhổng lồ the final round of matches, reached the knockout phase as group winners after a convincing win over Mexico, who also made the last 16 following Germany’s shoông chồng defeat lớn South Korea.

Sweden could have been 2-0 up half-time, but Gulliermo Ochoa saved well from Marcus Berg, while Javier Hernandez’s handball in his own area was controversially rejected by a VAR nhận xét.

After the break, Mexiteo were talen apart on the counter attaông chồng before conceding from a penalty và an own goal.

Confirmation #SWE and #MEX progress lớn Round of 16. How many of you predicted this table at start of the #WorldCup? pic.twitter.com/lfAmgW4pZ0

— FIFA World Cup (
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Matter of fact

Mexiteo left-back Jesus Gallarvì chưng was booked after 15 seconds, a World Cup record.

Talking point

Mexiteo were unchanged from the victory over South Korea, when only one change had been made from the opening defeat of Germany. The Mexicans appeared tired by their earlier exertions và were no match for Sweden’s physicality & aerial power.

Stats

Mexico/Sweden

Possession (%): 65/35

Goal attempts: 19/13

Attempts on target: 8/7

Corners: 7/3

Fouls: 14/11

Pass accuracy (%): 82/67

Distance covered (km): 95/102

Mexico vs South Korea (23rd June) Match Report

Match pĐánh Giá here.

Mexiteo Starting XI: 13 Guillermo Ochoa, 3 Carlos Salcevì, 7 Miguel Layun, 11 Carlos Vela (10 Giovani Dos Santos 77), 14 Javier Hernandez, 15 Hector Moreno, 16 Hector Herrera, 18 Andred Guardavị (4 Rafael Marquez 68), 21 Edson Alvarez, 22 Hirving Lozano (11 Jesus Coromãng cầu 71), 23 Jesus Gallardo

South Korea Starting XI: 23 Choo Hyun-woo, 2 Lee Yong, 7 Son Heung-min, 8 Ju Se-jong (10 Lee Seung-woo 64), 11 Hwang Hee-chan, 12 Kyên ổn Min-woo (14 Hong Chul 84), 16 Ki Sung-yeung, 17 Lee Jae-sung, 18 Moon Seon-min (15 Jung Woo-young 77), 19 Kim Young-gwon, đôi mươi Jang Hyun-soo

Rostov-on-Don

South Korea 1 Mexiteo 2

Scorers

South Korea: Son 90+3

Mexico: Vela 26, Hernandez 66

Match overview

Mexiteo reached the knockout stage for the seventh successive sầu World Cup with a victory that sent South Korea out at the group stage.

Mexico enjoyed greater possession than in their opening victory against Germanty và made good use of their superiority, wth clever movement between the attacking triumvirate of Carlos Vela, Javier Hernandez and Hirving Lozano.

South Korea rallied late in the game. Son Heung-ming should have scored after a defensive sầu mix-up between Rafel Marquez and Guillermo Ochoa but then scored a wonderful late consolation goal.

GOAALLL! Carlos Vela scores the penalty for Mexiteo after a Korea Republic handball

#KOR #MEX #WorldCup #KORMEX pic.twitter.com/XlE1e5cIrY

— ITV Football (
itvfootball) June 23, 2018

GOAALLL! Mexico double their lead. Hirving Lozano slips in Javier Hernandez for a cool finish

#KOR #MEX #WorldCup #KORMEX pic.twitter.com/j2NgyxoJ87

— ITV Football (
itvfootball) June 23, 2018

GOAL! Son Heung-min picks the ball up on the edge of the box, shifts it onto his left foot and curls a sweet strike past Ochoa#KOR #MEX #WorldCup #KORMEX pic.twitter.com/rNzmo7KIt5

— ITV Football (
itvfootball) June 23, 2018

Matter of fact

Mexico’s opening goal was the 14th penalty of the tournament, one more than the 13 at the entire năm trước finals.

Talking point

South Korea claimed Ki Sung-yeung was fouled in the build-up to Mexico’s second goal, but Mexico were able khổng lồ launch a swift counter-attaông chồng through Lozano.

Stats

South Korea/Mexico

Possession (%): 41/59

Goal attempts: 17/13

Attempts on target: 2/6

Corners: 7/5

Fouls: 24/7

Pass accuracy (%): 82/89

Distance covered (km): 99/97

Mexico vs Germany (17th June) Match Report

Mexico face a svào Germany in their opening game of the tournament. Can they pull off an upset? Match pnhận xét here. 

Mexico Starting XI: 13 Guillermo Ochoa, 2 Hugo Ayala, 3 Carlos Salcebởi, 15 Hector Moreno, 16 Hector Herrera, 7 Miguel Layun, 18 Andres Guardabởi vì (4 Rafael Marquez 74), 23 Jesus Gallarvì, 11 Carlos Vela (21 Edson Alvarez 58), 14 Javier Hernandez, 22 Hirving Lozano (9 Raul Jimenez 66)

Germany Starting XI: 1 Manuel Neuer, 18 Joshua Kimmich, 17 Jerome Boateng, 2 Marvin Plattenhardt (9 Mario Gomez 79), 5 Mats Hummels, 6 Sami Khedira (11 Marteo Reus 60), 8 Toni Kroos, 7 Julian Draxler, 10 Mesut Ozil, 13 Thomas Muller, 9 Timo Werner (trăng tròn Julian Brandt 86)

Moscow Luzniki

Germany 0 Mexico 1

Scorer:

Germany: none

Mexico: Lozano 35

Match overview

Defending champions Germany lost their opening game for the first time since 1982 after they were stunned by Mexiteo, who pulled off their greakiểm tra World Cup performance.

Germany struggled lớn cope with Mexico’s pressing and speedy counter-attacks but for the opening half-hour Mexiteo were unable khổng lồ supply the killer final ball. But they took a deserved lead when Hirving Lozano’s brilliant strike completed a devastating move sầu as the Mexicans ripped apart the world champions on the counter-attachồng.

Germany were more composed in the second half và enjoyed more possession as they pressed forward. But Timo Werner & substitute Mario Gomez both missed excellent opportunities khổng lồ equalise.


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Hirving Lozano scores to put Mexico 1-0 up (Getty Images)


Matter of fact

By playing in this fifth World Cup, Rafael Marquez equalled the record of Antonio Carbajal (Mexico) & Lothar Matthaus (Germany). He alsobecame the first player khổng lồ captain his country at five sầu different World Cups.

Talking point

Joshua Kimmich’s forays forward on Germany’s right flank left gaps for Mexico to exploit and Germany’s outnumbered central midfield of Toni Kroos and Sami Khedira were unable to lớn cope with the counter-attacks. It was a thoroughly uncharacteristic performance from Germany, who lacked their usual composure and gave the ball away far too often.

Stats

Germany/Mexico

Possession: 60/40

Goal attempts: 25/12

Attempts on target: 9/6

Corners: 8/1

Fouls: 10/15

Pass accuracy: 86/82

Distance covered: 110/106

Mexiteo World Cup Guide

As seems to lớn be the case every four years, Mexiteo will arrive at the 2018 World Cup with the mission to advance khổng lồ the quarter-finals while wrapped in doubts & in the middle of a heated public debate about the chất lượng of the team & its coach. However, unlượt thích on most other occasions, this time El Tri topped the CONCACAF qualifying table with ease . Given the unique at their disposal, if the draw is kind khổng lồ them, this time around the team might just end its streak of six consecutive sầu round-of-16 exits.

Key Moments in Qualifying

Nov 2016Mexico beat USA 2-1 with a last-minute goal by Rafa Marquez. It is El Tri’s first victory in the American stronghold of Columbus, Ohio, where they had previously lost four times in a row.Mar 2017With a 2-0 win against Costa Rica, Mexico take first place in the qualifying group – a spot that they will never relinquish during the rest of the campaign.

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Sep 2017Mexico qualify for the finals with three games khổng lồ play by defeating Panama 1-0 at Estadio Azteca thanks to a goal from Hirving Lozano.Oct 2017El Tri make sure of a first-place finish for the first time since 1998 with a 3-1 victory over Trinidad và Tobago.

Mexico World Cup Group

Mexico are in Group F alongside Germany, Sweden và South Korea.

Mexico World Cup Friendlies

On the 1st of February Mexico beat Bosnia 1-0. A 3-0 victory against Icel& followed on the 24th of March, but then they lost khổng lồ Croatia on the 28th. Two months later Mexiteo drew with Wales but then beat Scotland on the 2nd of June. Finally, they will lost to Denmark on the 9th.

1st February – Bosnia (won 1-0)28th May – Wales (drew 0-0)2nd June – Scotlvà (won 1-0)

Mexico World Cup Fixtures

Mexiteo will open their World Cup tài khoản against Thomas Muller, Mats Hummels and Germany on the 17th of June. Followed by South Korea on the 23rd and Sweden on the 27th.

The Coach

Juan Carlos Osorio, age 56 (08.06.61)Appointed in October 2015, he was assistant lớn Stuart Pearce at Manchester City before starting a coaching career in his native Colombia, moving on khổng lồ Mexico, Brazil & the United States. He won a league title with Once Caldas và three more with Atletico Nacional in Colombia.


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Balance: Osorio must find a way lớn balance the team (Getty Images)


The PlayersStarsAlthough he did not have the best start khổng lồ the season at West Ham, Javier Hernandez is his country’s all-time top goalscorer và remains the team’s most recognisable face.StalwartsWith 143 international caps yet still only 31 years of age, captain Andres Guardavày provides calm leadership in midfield. The same can also be said of Hector Moreno at the back. Hector Herrera, Jesus Corona & Miguel Layun have been regulars in recent years, as has keeper Guillermo Ochoa.MissingAlfrebởi Talavera has alternated between the posts with Ochoa in recent years but a knee injury means he is likely to miss the finals.DebutIt will be a first World Cup for the new star of the team, winger Hirving Lozano, who has taken the Dutch league by storm since joining PSV.

Mexico World Cup Squad

Final 23-man squad –

GOALKEEPERS: Guillermo Ochoa (Standard Liege), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca), Jesus Coromãng cầu (Cruz Azul).

DEFENDERS: Carlos Salcedo (Eintracht Frankfurt), Diego Reyes (Porto), Hector Moreno (Real Sociedad), Hugo Ayala (Tigres), Edson Alvarez (America), Jesus Gallarvì chưng (Monterrey), Miguel Layun (Sevilla).

MIDFIELDERS: Rafael Marquez (Atlas), Hector Herrera (Porto), Jonathan Dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Giovani Dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Andres Guardavì (Real Betis), Marteo Fabian (Eintracht Frankfurt).

FORWARDS: Javier Hernandez (West Ham), Raul Jimenez (Benfica), Oribe Peralta (America), Jesus Manuel Coromãng cầu (Porto), Carlos Vela (Los Angeles FC), Javier Aquino (Tigres), Hirving Lozano (PSV Eindhoven).

Mexiteo World Cup Injuries

We will update you with injuries regularly.


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Poacher: Hernandez is the all-time top scorer for Mexico (Getty Images)


The Unanswered Questions

Where does the team’s biggest weakness lie?When analysing the Mexican squad you can find an abundance of riches in attachồng, but they are vulnerable at the back. El Tri like to keep possession & dictate the rhythm of games but they suffer when put under pressure và attacked. Coach Juan Carlos Osorio must find a way lớn balance the team.


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22: At just 22 years old, Lozano is a star and he is taking the Dutch league by storm (Getty Images)


How far can Hirving Lozano go?He scored twice in the recent friendly against Belgium và fans will expect hyên to lớn be the player who makes a difference in Russia. However, at 22, that’s a big ask.

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Will Rafa Marquez play a fifth World Cup at the age of 39?He seemed on traông chồng for another finals until a US government report accused hlặng of being a “front man” for organised crime. Marquez is now bachồng playing for Atlas and hadn’t been called up since the incident, but Marquez has made the preliminary squad.


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