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Match summary

Mexico beat Croatia to spark Recife fiesta

Mexico scored a trio of late goals through Rafael Marquez, Andres Guardado and Chicharito Hernandez to knock Croatia out of the tournament and book their own place in the Round of 16, where they will meet the Netherlands.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"Today is one of the happiest days of my life and I have to compliment my team. I hope we’ll have a few more great days yet," Miguel Herrera, Mexico coach

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18:52
The final whistle sounds.
18:50
90'+RAKITIĆ (Croatia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:49
90'+MANDŽUKIĆ (Croatia) is ruled offside.
18:49
90'+G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.
18:49
90'+PERIŠIĆ (Croatia) sees his effort hit the target.
18:46
89' REBIĆ (Croatia) is sent off!
18:46
89'REBIĆ (Croatia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:45
88'JELAVIĆ (Croatia) commits a foul.
18:44
87' PERIŠIĆ (Croatia) scores!!
18:43
86'RAKITIĆ (Croatia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on H. HERRERA (Mexico).
18:43
86'SRNA (Croatia) swings in the corner.
18:43
85'SRNA (Croatia) takes a corner kick.
18:42
85'RAKITIĆ (Croatia) blocks the shot.
18:42
85'M. FABIAN (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
18:42
84' M. FABIAN (in) comes off the bench to replace A. GUARDADO (out) (Mexico)

Man of the Match

Defender
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Line-ups

Croatia
CroatiaCRO
Mexico
MexicoMEX
(GK)
(GK)
58'
74'
(C)
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
62'
Misses next match if booked
84'
11
(C)
79'
Misses next match if booked
18
69'
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
74'
84'
15
16
69'
62'
19
58'
21
Misses next match if booked
79'
CoachCoach
Niko KOVAC (CRO)Miguel HERRERA (MEX)

Match Facts

Recife

Recife is the capital of the state of Pernambuco, in the north-east of Brazil, and the centre of the country's fourth-largest metropolitan area - a conurbation of another 13 cities, including Olinda, with a population of 3.7 million.

Arena Pernambuco

  • Stadium nameArena Pernambuco
  • CityRecife
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity42610

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 16 m/sWind
  • 82 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Ravshan IRMATOV
    Uzbekistan
    UzbekistanUZB
  • Assistant Referee 1: Abduxamidullo RASULOV (UZB)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Bakhadyr KOCHKAROV (KGZ)
  • Fourth official: Néant ALIOUM (CMR)