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Peralta downs Cameroon, gets Mexico rolling

Mexico beat Cameroon 1-0 in an entertaining contest in Natal, with Oribe Peralta slotting home the only goal in the second half to send his side second in Group A.

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Quotes

“We’re very disappointed with the result; I think we deserved a draw. There’s still all to play for, though, and we’re going to head into the Croatia match with the intention of winning," Volker Finke, Cameroon coach.

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14:55
The final whistle sounds.
14:53
90'+J. HERNANDEZ (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
14:52
90'+ C. SALCIDO (in) comes off the bench to replace H. HERRERA (out) (Mexico)
14:51
90'+ASSOU EKOTTO (Cameroon) commits a foul.
14:51
90'+G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.
14:51
90'+MOUKANDJO (Cameroon) sees his effort hit the target.
14:49
88'ASSOU EKOTTO (Cameroon) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:45
85'R. MARQUEZ (Mexico) blocks the shot.
14:45
85'CHOUPO-MOTING (Cameroon) sees his effort hit the target.
14:43
82'J. HERNANDEZ (Mexico) commits a foul.
14:41
81'MOUKANDJO (Cameroon) swings in the corner.
14:40
80'ETO'O (Cameroon) sees an effort go off target.
14:40
79' WEBO (in) comes off the bench to replace SONG (out) (Cameroon)
14:38
78'M. LAYUN (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
14:37
77' NOUNKEU (Cameroon) is cautioned.

Man of the Match

Line-ups

Mexico
MexicoMEX
Cameroon
CameroonCMR
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
90'+1
46' HT
6
79'
(C)
69'
74'
17
18
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
90'+1
46' HT
Injured
69'
11
12
74'
15
79'
19
20
21
22
CoachCoach
Miguel HERRERA (MEX)Volker FINKE (GER)

Match Facts

Natal

Estadio das Dunas

  • Stadium nameEstadio das Dunas
  • CityNatal
  • Year constructed1972
  • Overall capacity39971

Weather

  • Rain
  • 27° CTemperature
  • 22 m/sWind
  • 65 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Wilmar ROLDÁN
    Colombia
    ColombiaCOL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Humberto CLAVIJO (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Eduardo DIAZ (COL)
  • Fourth official: Norbert HAUATA (TAH)

Groups

Group A
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
BRA
32107257
MEX
32104137
CRO
31026603
CMR
300319-80