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Ochoa excels as Mexico hold Brazil

Mexican goalkeeper Memo Ochoa was the hero in Fortaleza as Mexico shrugged off pre-tournament criticism to earn a hard-fought 0-0 draw with hosts Brazil.

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Quotes

"A 0-0 is never a good result but it reflects how evenly contested this game was. This Seleção continues to evolve, keeping the same system for the last 20 games. The team’s doing well," Luiz Felipe Scolari, Brazil coach.

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17:50
The final whistle sounds.
17:48
90'+MARCELO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on R. MARQUEZ (Mexico).
17:47
90'+JULIO CESAR (Brazil) blocks the shot.
17:47
90'+R. JIMENEZ (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
17:46
90'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
17:46
90'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) swings in the corner.
17:44
88'M. FABIAN (Mexico) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on WILLIAN (Brazil).
17:43
87'L GUSTAVO (Brazil) commits a foul.
17:42
86'JÔ (Brazil) is ruled offside.
17:42
86'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.
17:42
86'T SILVA (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:41
85'F. RODRIGUEZ (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:40
84' WILLIAN (in) comes off the bench to replace OSCAR (out) (Brazil)
17:40
84' R. JIMENEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace G. DOS SANTOS (out) (Mexico)
17:37
81'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) blocks the shot.

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Goalkeeper

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Line-ups

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Mexico
MexicoMEX
(GK)
(GK)
(C)
(C)
76'
84'
9
68'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
11
84'
74'
46' HT
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
22
(GK)
(GK)
7
13
76'
84'
74'
84'
46' HT
21
68'
23
CoachCoach
Luiz Felipe SCOLARI (BRA)Miguel HERRERA (MEX)

Match Facts

Fortaleza

Although it was officially founded as a village in 1726, and would only become the capital of Ceará in 1799, Fortaleza (Portuguese for ‘fortress') owes its name to the period between 1637 to 1654, when it was controlled by the Dutch, who built the Schoonenborch Fort.

Estadio Castelao

  • Stadium nameEstadio Castelao
  • CityFortaleza
  • Year constructed1973
  • Overall capacity60342

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 28° CTemperature
  • 27 m/sWind
  • 66 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Cüneyt ÇAKIR
    Turkey
    TurkeyTUR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Bahattin DURAN (TUR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tarik ONGUN (TUR)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)

Groups

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