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FULL TIME: Brazil 0-0 Mexico. Far from the bore draw of last night. Thanks for joining us!
90+2'
One minute remaining and Mexico deserve a point from this one. At least...
90+1'
Mexico break again, looking for victory! Guardado fouled. Has been magnificent.
90'
We have three added minutes here. Jimenez flashes a shot on goal and Cesar saves. Dramatic finish.
89'
Mexico win a late corner. Rodriguez flashes one over the bar! Very close.
88'
Marcelo takes a tumble in the box under pressure from Jimenez but the referee isn’t fooled this time! No penalty.
87'
YUP!
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BREAKING: Live pictures of Mexican keeper Guillermo Ochoa. http://t.co/P44O7OVTdC

86'
No doubt about the MOTM tonight. The keeper has been like a wall.
85'
GREAT SAVE! Gustavo fouled needlessly by Rodriguez and this is a chance outside the Mexico box. Another amazing save by Ochoa from Silva’s header!
84'
Time running out for Brazil and this would open up the group with Bosnia also favoured to progress.
Brazil Substitution
Mexico Substitution
83'
 
Mexico sub: Dos Santos off for Jimenez. Brazil sub: Oscar off for Willian.
82'
Mexico fans beginning to get excited...
81'
STAT: Brazil last failed to score 11 matches ago, in a friendly against Switzerland on 14 August 2013 (1-0 loss). They have won all 10 matches following this last defeat.
80'
Dos Santos belts it straight into the wall. Disappointing. Brazil break and Jo is almost in but Ochoa is out really well.
79'
Hernandez brought down on the edge of the box by Silva. Great chance now!
Brazil Yellow card

Brazil

Mexico

78'
Cross in for Hernandez and he gets a head on it but it lacks power and direction and floats out for a Brazil goal kick.
77'
ATTEMPTS: Brazil 13-9 Mexico
76'
Can Brazil break through? They'll need to beat Ochoa.
Mexico Substitution
75'
 
Mexico sub: Herrera off for Fabian.
75'
Oscar feeds Neymar and his poked cross is easily cleared. Again great Mexico defending in the build-up. Hernandez wriggles into the box bt Brazil clear. Jo onside but drags his shot wide from a tight angle.
74'
 
Mexico sub: Hernandez on for Peralta. Attacking!
Mexico Substitution
73'
Relentless pressure now from Brazil and eventually it’s out for a Mexico throw. Pressure on both sides now and it’s coming to life.
72'
Alves in acres down the right but his floated cross is headed clear. Still Brazil press.
71'
Ochoa keeping Brazil at bay.

If Mexico wins this (or ties) Guillermo Ochoa will never pay for a Corona in Mexico City again.

70'
All Brazil now. Mexico must weather this storm...
68'
Another great save from Ochoa to deny Neymar! Alves then crosses in but more great defending from Mexico keeps it out.
Brazil Substitution
67'
 
Brazil keeping possession but it all looks a little laboured. Here comes a change and Jo is on for Fred.
66'
Decent cross in from Layun and an important header clear from Alves.
65'
You can sense the tension, Brazilian fans have gone a little quiet...
64'
ATTEMPTS: Brazil 10-9 Mexico
63'
Bit more urgency from Brazil now, upping the tempo. Marcelo injecting a bit of pace.
62'
Neymar does indeed hit it and it fizzes wide of Ochoa’s left post. Had it covered...
Mexico Yellow card

Brazil

Mexico

61'
 
Yellow card for Vazquez for a challenge on Neymar and this is a chance for Brazil from the set piece.
60'
Guardado has another go from range but it’s wide of the post. Five of those this second half from Mexico.
Mexico Yellow card

Brazil

Mexico

59'
Now a really poor ball from Marcelo, aimless and straight at Ochoa. Frustration creeping in.
58'
 
Brazil really struggling to get a hold of this ball at the moment. Not moving it quickly at all. Aguilar booked for a foul on Bernard.
57'
ATTEMPTS: Brazil 10-5 Mexico
56'
Now Herrera has a crack and it fizzes over Cesar’s bar. Getting closer!
54'
Now Vazquez tries his luck and it’s not far over Cesar’s bar. Mexico creeping into this.
53'
Shot from Guardado deflected by Silva over the Brazil bar for a Mexico corner. Brazil clear through Paulinho and Neymar fouls Aguilar.
52'
Still only that one outstanding save from Ochoa to talk about so far.
51'
DANGEROUS ATTACKS: Brazil 23-12
50'
Awful ball from Aguilar straight out for a goal kick. Complete waste.
49'
Shot from Oscar skewed well over the bar.
48'
Alves finds Bernard with a wonderful ball down the right and he crosses for Neymar who can’t quite get there! Close.
47'
Silva caches Marquez right on the ankle. Looked a nasty one but he did get the ball first.
46'
Bernard has dropped into the right hand side for Ramires, Oscar has come back to the left.
Brazil Substitution
45'
 
We’re back underway here at the Estadio Castelao. Bernard on for Ramires for Brazil. Will the second half deliver?
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STAT: The last time Brazil failed to score in the first half of a World Cup match was against Portugal on 25 June 2010. That was also the last WC match in which they failed to score a single goal (0-0 final result).
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The moment of the opening half.
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HT: Brazil 0, Mexico 0. #MEX keeper Ochoa with the save of the day on Neymar to keep the game level. #BRAvsMEX http://t.co/2CyApunNII

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HALF TIME: Brazil 0-0 Mexico. Far from a classic, yet to catch fire.
45'
Guardado plays it in but it’s a poor one. All the way out for a corner. One added minute.
Brazil Yellow card

Brazil

Mexico

44'
 
And a first card goes to Ramires for his challenge on Aguilar. Had to come. Now a chance for Mexico.
43'
Knocked down by Silva and Luiz was there but it’s another good save by Ochoa!
42'
Alves bundled over by Dos Santos and Guardado. Another Brazil free kick.
41'
Good effort Vazquez! He tries his luck from outside the box and it bounces once before shaving Cesar’s post. Close.
40'
PASSES COMPLETED: Brazil 142-102 Mexico.
39'
The truth behind Ochoa's save.
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Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa has 6 fingers on his right hand - http://t.co/VjBS4JUoqg

38'
Long range effort from Marcelo flies well wide of the goal. Neymar tumbles again on the edge of the box.
37'
STAT: Brazil scored three goals from 10 shots (30%) in their opener against Croatia, while Mexico had an efficiency rate of 12.5% (one goal from eight shots).
36'
Mexico win a dangerous free kick. Guardado whips it ion but it’s a commanding header clear from Silva.
35'
Alves takes on Vazquez.
34'
Header from Fred is straight at the keeper but a free header.
33'
Oscar finds Alves and he goes tumbling on the edge of the box. Nothing given. Brazil win a corner.
32'
Better than Banks?
31'
It was a good save.
30'
Not been a classic opening half hour. Some niggly challenges and few clear chances aside from the Neymar header.
28'
Shot from Oscar from fully 30 yards. Take a slight deflection but easy for Ochoa.
27'
ATTEMPTS: Brazil 4-1 Mexico
26'
What do you make of Neymar's hair tonight?
25'
Great save Ochoa! Neymar leaps like a salmon to meet the Alves cross and it’s clawed out at the far post.
24'
Probably wasn’t going in but the referee checked with his assistant about the corner. Wasn’t he brave enough?
23'
Great effort from Herrera and Cesar flicks it over the bar. Somehow a goal kick is given!
22'
Great little run from Peralta into the box and it’s a great challenge from Silva otherwise it could have been a penalty.
21'
 
Lovely ball through to Fred but he’s caught marginally offside.
20'
Not everyone convinced by Neymar so far.

Neymar could be in a novela with his acting skills

18'
Now Layun is on the deck holding his back after a challenge from Alves. Feisty.
17'
A lot of challenges going unpunished so far.
16'
Mazy run by Neymar and he is caught by Rodriguez.
15'
POSSESSION: Brazil 70%-30% Mexico
14'
Another loose challenge by Aguilar on Oscar. Still no cards...
13'
Pin ball in the Mexico box, Marcelo can’t quite pick out Paulinho. Closer though...
12'
Alves catches Guardado late and usually that would be a yellow. The card stays in his pocket.
11'
Patient play from Brazil, using the full width on the pitch. Mexico with two men up still. Brave ploy.
10'
Great run and cross from Oscar to Fred and he hits the side netting. Half the stadium thinks he’s scored, much like the Sterling effort for England.
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And the award for Worst Free-Kick of all time goes to....David Luiz! #BrazilNuts http://t.co/qg8d5zpEBa

8'
Understandably, the stadium is a sea of yellow. Just a few whistles from Mexican fans. Great switch of play, just too much on the ball for Alves.
7'
Luiz tries one from 35 metres out but it lacks venom, straight into the wall.
6'
Neymar takes another tumble as Dos Santos claimed he dived. Marginal.
5'
An emotional start...
4'
Challenges flying in, this time Layun on Gustavo. No yellows as yet but they’re coming!
3'
Guardado cross blocked for a throw and then he fails to gets the ball back and Brazil have it.
2'
Mexico mount an early attack in their unconventional tangerine shirt. Very Dundee United, or is it my tv? Silva concedes a corner.
1'
Brazil setting up 4-3-2-1 with Fred up front. Very attacking system. Neymar chopped down by Vazquez. Not a popular challenge.
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Referee Cuneyt Cakir blows the whistle to get us underway here in this Group A clash. Both teams with a perfect record, of course. Neymar in tears before kick-off. This really matters!
19.55
Five minutes to kick-off here. The teams have played 38 times, with Brazil winning 22, Mexico 10 and six draws. Tall order for Mexico tonight as Brazil have won their last 10 matches dating back to last September.
19.50
Ten minutes until Neymar is out to face the music...
19.45
HEAD-TO-HEAD: The two sides met the last time the World Cup was held in Brazil, 64 years ago. Brazil beat Mexico 4-0 in the opening match of the 1950 tournament. The last encounter between the teams took place a year ago in the same stadium, when Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in the Confederations Cup.
19.40
Everyone getting excited about this game...
19.35
Will Neymar be the main man again tonight?
19.30
Miguel Herrera (Mexico): “I believe that we have a team that could be world champions. We just have to convince them of that. There are some Mexico fans that sell their houses, cars to be at the World Cup. We’re going to give absolutely everything. We’re ready to go out to try and win the game, it is a really important match, key to our hopes of getting out of the group. We know that nothing is easy but we are going to work hard and do what we can.”
19.25
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19.20
Atmosphere building at Estadio Castelao.
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Brazil are out for their warm-up at Estadio Castelao. Fantastic noise in here already http://t.co/vXIVvJnLpV

19.15
Luis Felipe Scolari (Brazil): one of the things that we all wanted to see and had doubts about was over the resilience of this young group. Today we know we have evolved at least a bit. There's still a lot we need to improve to see if this group can take a punch and get it back together to make it to the end of a match with a win…“The last two opening matches were just as difficult. We just barely beat Turkey in the end of the match, and against Angola everyone thought Portugal was going to roll over them but it was not what happened.”
19:10
One change for Brazil as Hulk is not incredible enough to stay in the line-up and he's replaced by Ramires. One imagines Paulinho will push forward and leave the Chelsea man to hold fort in CM with Luis Gustavo.
19:05
BRAZIL: Julio Cesar, Alves, Thiago Silva (c), Luiz, Marcelo, Paulinho, Luis Gustavo, Neymar, Oscar, Ramires, Fred. Subs: Jô, Dante, Maicon, Victor, Fernandinho, Jefferson, Henrique, Willian, Hernanes, Maxwell, Hulk, Bernard. /// MEXICO: Rodriguez, Marquez (c), Herrera, Layun, Dos Santos, Moreno, Guardado, Peralta, Aguilar, Vazquez. Subs: Corona, Talavera, Salcido, Reyes, Ponce, Fabian, Brizuela, Aquino, Pena, Jimenez, Pulido, Hernandez.
19:00
Hello and welcome to Eurosport's LIVE World Cup coverage. Enjoy Belgium's late win over Algeria? Well, now it's time for our first repeat appearance as hosts Brazil have their second game of the tournament against Mexico.

Starting Line-ups

Brazil
Mexico
    • 12
      Julio César
    • 22
      Marcelo
    • 4
      David Luiz
    • Thiago Silva
    • 2
      Dani Alves
    • Luiz Gustavo
    • 8
      Paulinho
    • Oscar
    • Neymar
    • 16
      Ramires
    • 9
      Fred
Team Manager:  Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri
    • 19
      Peralta
    • 10
      dos Santos
    • 6
      Herrera
    • 23
      Vázquez
    • 18
      Andrés Guardado
    • 22
      Aguilar
    • 2
      Maza
    • 4
      Márquez
    • 15
      Héctor Moreno
    • 7
      Miguel Layún
    • 13
      Ochoa
Team Manager:  Miguel Herrera
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Julio César 0 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Dani Alves 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 90
Marcelo 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
Thiago Silva 0 0 1 2 8 0 1 1 1 0 0 90
David Luiz 0 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Neymar 0 0 3 30 1 4 1 5 0 0 0 90
Paulinho 0 0 1 28 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
Luiz Gustavo 0 0 1 36 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 90
Oscar 0 0 2 38 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 84
Ramires 0 0 0 11 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 45
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Fred 0 0 1 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 68
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. Ochoa 0 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Héctor Moreno 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
R. Márquez 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 90
P. Aguilar 0 0 0 1 5 0 3 3 1 0 0 90
Maza 0 0 0 5 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
Miguel Layún 0 0 2 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Andrés Guardado 0 0 2 40 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 90
J. Vázquez 0 0 2 40 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 90
H. Herrera 0 0 2 53 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 76
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
G. dos Santos 0 0 1 23 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 84
O. Peralta 0 0 0 13 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 74
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