After drawing their second Group A match, El Tri will need to avoid defeat against Croatia to make the knockout rounds.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The wing back, who spent time on loan at Leverkusen last season, says the El Tri players based in Europe have proven their worth.
The Mexico goalkeeper said he enjoyed "the game of my life" as El Tri grabbed a scoreless draw against Brazil.
Guillermo Ochoa was the standout performer as El Tri managed a huge result against the tournament favorite in Fortaleza
The 28-year-old goalkeeper justified his selection by making six saves as El Tri took a point off the host nation.
Mexico frustrated Brazil in Fortaleza, resulting in an entertaining stalemate, as El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa put on a shot stopping masterclass to keep the Selecao at bay.
With the Barcelona star unable to break his shackles against a well-organized Mexico side, Scolari's side looked bereft of ideas.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Mexico has one win in the books, but so does the Brazil team El Tri faces on Tuesday. Tom Marshall gives his keys to another win for the CONCACAF nation.
El Tri coach Miguel Herrera will go with the same starting XI he used against Cameroon in the team's World Cup opener on Friday.
The defender admits this summer's goal rush is forcing him to work even harder in training ahead of his side's game on Tuesday
Big Phil is ready for Miguel Herrera's men to come out strong against the host side, which is still waiting to see if Hulk will be able to play.
Victory for either side will go a long way to securing top spot, with the host nation already thinking about qualifying as winner to avoid the best of a tough Group B.
The Mexico captain is focusing on Brazil's young star ahead of the team's key Group A meeting.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
After many stops and starts in his career, the Mexico national team star finally appears ready to break out on the game's biggest stage.
The two federations are having a bit of social media fun prior to the contest on the pitch Tuesday in Fortaleza.
Friday, June 13, 2014
Miguel Herrera's side picked up maximum points against Cameroon despite some more refereeing controversy, and their striker insists they can mix it with the best.
The manager was upset after El Tri saw a pair of Giovani dos Santos goals wrongly disallowed.
The forward wasn't too upset with apparent officiating errors, perhaps exercising more patience in the light of his own miss.
El Tri got a vital win to open up World Cup play, but it should have been a much bigger margin of victory.
The forward was a nuisance for Cameroon all day, scoring two wrongly disallowed goals and forcing the rebound that led to Oribe Peralta's winner.