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17:59

TWO DOWN, ONE TO GO 
It's been an engaging game in Fortaleza, and there's one more match left from today's line-up. The Global Stadium is open for Russia-Korea Republic, so join us for all the build-up, a minute-by-minute report and all the video highlights from the last two teams yet to feature at Brazil 2014.

17:56

STAT ATTACK 
Mexico have ended Brazil's ten match winning streak, which was the longest worldwide. It is also the first time Brazil have failed to score in the World Cup since 25 June 2010 (against Portugal).

17:55

Goal Counter

47Goals so far
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Latest Scorer
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17:55
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Mexico
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Statistics

Ball possession

53%
47%
13Fouls Committed18
8Attempts On Target3
14Shots13
0Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
17:53

OUTSTANDING IMAGES
Check out the best pictures from the draw in Fortaleza with our Facebook photo gallery.

17:51
G OCHOA
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has been elected Man of the Match

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17:50
The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME: It's ended goalless in the Estadio Castelao, but that doesn't tell half the story. A magnificent performance by El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa kept Brazil at bay and Mexico took the game to the hosts in a pulsating encounter. Neither side could break the deadlock though, and they both go into their final group games level on four points.

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.

Jimenez receives the ball on the Mexican right from a speedy counter-attack and hits a bouncing ball towards goal. Julio Cesar keeps it out.

17:47
90'+R. JIMENEZ (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
17:46
90'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

SO CLOSE! Guardado gets a second bite of the cherry after his initial corner is cleared. He cuts in on to his left foot and curls a dipping, swerving drive at goal. Julio Cesar backtracks but it's over the bar.

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.

UNBELIEVABLE STOP! Neymar curls a wicked free kick into the centre of the Mexican penalty area and Thiago Silva comes steaming in. His thumping header is kept out by Ochoa, who is having a remarkable game.

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.

After the free-kick is blocked, Neymar picks up an Oscar pass on the half-turn and runs at the Mexican defence. His through-ball towards Jo is deflected, and it runs through to Ochoa. We're in for an exciting final ten minutes in the Estadio Castelao.

17:37
81'G. DOS SANTOS (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
17:36
79' T SILVA (Brazil) is booked by the referee.

Hernandez looks to receive a nice through ball, but the Brazil skipper comes flying in with a crunching challenge, and is deservedly booked.

17:35
79'T SILVA (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:35
78'J. HERNANDEZ (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

Layun crosses in from the Mexican left, Hernandez is all alone in the Brazilian box and rises highest, but it's wide.

17:34
78'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) commits a foul.
17:32
76' M. FABIAN (in) comes off the bench to replace H. HERRERA (out) (Mexico)
17:32
76'JÔ (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

Bernard creates space for himself inbetween the Mexican midfield and defence, he plays a through ball to Jo, who snatches at the opportunity and it dribbles wide.

17:31

Man of the Match

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17:30
74' J. HERNANDEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace O. PERALTA (out) (Mexico)

The Mexico No19, who's worked tirelessly up front for El Tri, is replaced by the Manchester United star.

17:30

There's now wave after wave of Brazilian attacks and Mexico are being put under increasing pressure. Their defence is holding firm so far though.

17:27
71'PAULINHO (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:27
17:25
69'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
17:25
69'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.

GREAT SAVE! Neymar receives a long cross-field ball from the Brazil left at the back post. He brings it down superbly and hits towards goal with his left foot, but again Ochoa denies Brazil, this time with his chest.

17:25
69'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:24
68' JÔ (in) comes off the bench to replace FRED (out) (Brazil)

The Brazil No9, who's struggled to retain possession in the final third for Brazil, is withdrawn.

17:22
66'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) commits a foul.
17:21
65'BERNARD (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:20
64'FRED (Brazil) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:19
63'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

The ball is placed by Neymar for a free-kick around 30 yards from goal and the Barça star curls it over the wall. Ochoa scrambles across, but it's just wide.

17:18
62' J. VAZQUEZ (Mexico) is cautioned.
17:18
62'J. VAZQUEZ (Mexico) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NEYMAR JR (Brazil).
17:16
60'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

Guardado finds space slightly left of centre around 30 yards out and hits towards goal, but it bounces wide. Mexico definitely in the ascendancy here.

17:15
59' P. AGUILAR (Mexico) is cautioned.
17:15
59'P. AGUILAR (Mexico) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BERNARD (Brazil).
17:14
58'O. PERALTA (Mexico) commits a foul.
17:13
57'H. HERRERA (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

It's another Mexico chance, and El Tri are on the front foot in Fortaleza. Julio Cesar is troubled by the shot, but it flies over the bar.

17:12
56'JULIO CESAR (Brazil) blocks the shot.

The former Tottenham Hotspur forward creates space for a shot, but the Brazil goalkeeper is equal to the effort.

17:12
56'G. DOS SANTOS (Mexico) sees his effort hit the target.
17:11
55'J. VAZQUEZ (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

The Mexican midfielder gets the ball out of his feet and unleashes an effort from distance, which fizzes just over Julio Cesar's crossbar.

17:11

Guardado sets himself around 30 yards from goal and hits a shot which looks like it's going on target, but Thiago Silva is in the way and heads away for a corner.

17:10
54'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) commits a foul.
17:10
54'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) swings in the corner.

The corner is cleared by the Brazil defence.

17:10
53'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
17:05
49'OSCAR (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

The corner is worked out to the Chelsea man who hits an optimistic effort from distance, and Ochoa isn't troubled.

17:05
49'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) takes a corner kick.
17:04
48'P. AGUILAR (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:04

Bernard makes an instant impact. Playing in a more advanced role than Ramires in the first half, he bursts down the Brazil right and smashes a cross along the six yard box. Rodriguez leaps ahead of the oncoming Neymar to clear. 

17:03
47'H. HERRERA (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:02
46' Before the second half begins BERNARD (in) comes off the bench to replace RAMIRES (out) (Brazil)

There's one change at the break and the Chelsea man is replaced by the diminutive No20.

17:02
The second half kicks off.

Mexico get us underway for the second period.

17:00

FAMILIAR FOES
Brazil and Mexico have faced off a few times in recent memory, most notably during last summer's FIFA Confederations Cup and in the gold medal match at London 2012.

16:54

STAT ATTACK 
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 World Cup match in which they failed to score a single goal (0-0 final result).

16:51

OUTSTANDING IMAGES
Take a look at some of the best pictures from the first half, in our Facebook photo gallery.

16:48
16:47

Man of the Match

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16:46
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Statistics

Ball possession

54%
46%
6Fouls Committed10
6Attempts On Target0
9Shots4
0Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
16:46
The referee brings the first half to an end.

HALF TIME: It's goalless at the interval and the undoubted star of the first half has been Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa. The Mexico No13 has made a couple of outstanding saves to keep the hosts out, will they be able to beat him in the second period?

16:45

WHAT A SAVE! A long free-kick is pumped into the box, Thiago Silva chests the ball down and there are three Brazilian players completely free in the area. Paulinho tries to lift it over Ochoa, but the keeper magnificently keeps it out. It's not the first great save he's made today.

16:44
45' RAMIRES (Brazil) is cautioned.
16:44
44'RAMIRES (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on P. AGUILAR (Mexico).
16:43
44'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.
16:43
44'PAULINHO (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:42
43'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) commits a foul.
16:41
42'H. HERRERA (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:41
41'J. VAZQUEZ (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

JUST WIDE! The ball breaks to Vazquez on the edge of the Brazilian box and the midfielder stabs towards goal. It dips and beats Julio Cesar - just to the left of the goalkeeper's post.

16:38
39'MARCELO (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

A great touch by Thiago Silva sets up Marcelo and the Real Madrid defender drives from distance, but it's scuffed wide. Brazil's No6 beats his forehead in frustration.

16:37
37'M. LAYUN (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.

The corner is cleared only as far as Layun who gets the ball out of his feet quickly, but he snatches at his shot and it flies over the bar.

16:36
36'DANI ALVES (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on M. LAYUN (Mexico).
16:35
36'RAMIRES (Brazil) commits a foul.
16:35
35'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.

Fred heads Neymar's corner towards goal but it's a simple take for the Mexico No13.

16:35
35'FRED (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:34
35'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) takes a corner kick.
16:34
35'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
16:33

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16:30
31'O. PERALTA (Mexico) commits a foul.
16:29
29'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.
16:29
29'OSCAR (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:26
26'M. LAYUN (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
16:25
26'G. OCHOA (Mexico) blocks the shot.

GREAT SAVE! Neymar leaps highest and nods towards goal. The Fortaleza crowd seem to pull the ball towards goal as there's a huge intake of breath, but the Ajaccio stopper is down low to palm away.

16:25
26'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:24

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16:24

Hector Herrera picks the ball up in the Mexico midfield and gets the ball out of his feet. He smashes the ball towards goal but it flies over.

16:23
24'H. HERRERA (Mexico) sees an effort go off target.
16:23

DID YOU KNOW? 
Brazil have won 16 of their last 17 international matches, including their last ten. This winning streak of ten matches is currently the longest worldwide.

16:21
21'FRED (Brazil) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
16:19

STAT ATTACK 
Brazil have scored 26 of their 213 World Cup goals in the first quarter of the match. Only Germany have scored more World Cup goals in the first quarter of their matches: 27.

16:18
19'FRED (Brazil) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
16:17
18'L GUSTAVO (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.
16:16
17'F. RODRIGUEZ (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.

An intricate piece of skill by Neymar on the Brazil left sees Rodriguez clean the No10 out. The set-piece is whipped in but cleared by the Mexican defence.

16:15
16'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on G. DOS SANTOS (Mexico).
16:14
14'P. AGUILAR (Mexico) commits a foul.
16:13
14'PAULINHO (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

Something of a scramble in the Mexican defence as Marcelo breaks down the Brazil left and tries to get the ball across the box. Fred and the Brazil No8 have half-chances, but neither can find the target.

16:13
14'H. MORENO (Mexico) blocks the shot.
16:13
14'FRED (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:12
13'DANI ALVES (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:12
16:11

EMOTIONAL NEYMAR
The national anthem was overwhelming for Brazil's No10.

16:10
11'FRED (Brazil) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

Brazil's No9 gets in behind the Mexican defence and places his shot past the post, but the flag is up anyway.

16:09
10'O. PERALTA (Mexico) illegally handles the ball.
16:07
7'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) blocks the shot.

The Brazilian No4 smashes the ball towards goal from over 40 yards out, but it's blocked.

16:07
7'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
16:06
7'G. DOS SANTOS (Mexico) commits a foul.

Neymar bursts through a couple of Mexican challenges and goes down. David Luiz places the ball.

16:04
4'M. LAYUN (Mexico) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:03
3'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) swings in the corner.

After a bit of miscommunication in the Brazilian defence, Thiago Silva heads behind. The corner is played in, but cleared away from danger by the Brazilians.

16:01
2'PAULINHO (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
16:01

Brazil are, unsurprisingly, in their yellow shirts, blue shorts and white socks while Mexico line up in a red shirts and socks with black shorts.

16:00
1'J. VAZQUEZ (Mexico) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NEYMAR JR (Brazil).
16:00
1'A. GUARDADO (Mexico) commits a foul.
16:00
The match kicks off.

Brazil get us underway and there's a magnificent roar from the bright yellow crowd.

15:58

A clearly emotional Neymar raises his hands to his face before the players perform the customary pre-match rituals and get into position, we're nearly ready for kick-off. 

15:58

After the musical introduction, the crowd, players and coaching staff sing along passionately. The music stops and, just like a year ago at the Confeds and the Opening Match, the stadium erupts in noise as the crowd sing a capella.

15:55

Here comes the Hino Nacional Brasileiro...

15:54

Himno Nacional Mexicano rings out around the Estadio Castelao Fortaleza, the players grip each other around the shoulder and sing passionately along with the fans and coach Miguel Herrera.

15:54

The two teams walk out onto the pitch and the Brazilians place their right hand on the shoulder of the man in front to form a chain.

15:51

LINE-UPS

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Brazil
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12 JULIO CESAR, 2 DANI ALVES, 3 T SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 6 MARCELO, 8 PAULINHO, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR JR, 11 OSCAR, 16 RAMIRES, 17 L GUSTAVO

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Mexico
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13 G OCHOA, 2 F RODRIGUEZ, 4 R MARQUEZ, 6 H HERRERA, 7 M LAYUN, 10 G DOS SANTOS, 15 H MORENO, 18 A GUARDADO, 19 O PERALTA, 22 P AGUILAR, 23 J VAZQUEZ

15:50

Your 11

These are the most-popular line-ups chosen by FIFA.com users.

Brazil
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12 JULIO CESAR, 2 Dani ALVES, 3 Thiago SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 6 MARCELO, 7 HULK, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR, 8 PAULINHO, 11 OSCAR, 17 LUIZ GUSTAVO

Mexico
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13 Guillermo OCHOA, 2 Francisco RODRIGUEZ, 3 Carlos SALCIDO, 4 Rafael MARQUEZ, 15 Hector MORENO, 10 Giovani DOS SANTOS, 14 Javier HERNANDEZ, 19 Oribe PERALTA, 6 Hector HERRERA, 8 Marco FABIAN, 18 Andres GUARDADO

15:48

TREADING THE TIGHTROPE
Neymar, 
Luiz Gustavo and Hector Moreno were all booked in their side's opening game, so will be suspended for the final group match if they are booked again today.

Brazil
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Midfielder
  • 19International Caps
  • 188Centimeters
  • Date of Birth23 Jul 1987
  • Current clubVfL Wolfsburg (GER)
15:41

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15:40

Head-to-Head

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.22Wins10.
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15:38

DID YOU KNOW? 
Neymar 
has scored 33 goals for Brazil, he needs two more to equal Rivaldo as sixth-highest Brazilian scorer. Oribe Peralta has scored eight goals in his last give competitive matches for Mexico.

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Forward
  • 49International Caps
  • 175Centimeters
  • Date of Birth05 Feb 1992
  • Current clubFC Barcelona (ESP)
15:33

QUALIFICATION SCENARIOS 
Brazil will advance to the knockout stages if they win AND Cameroon do not beat Croatia tomorrow. Conversely, Mexico will reach the Round of 16 if they win AND Croatia do not beat Cameroon.

15:30

ORIBE PERALTA
“After a difficult qualification, this team is clearly looking much better now. We have settled into a rhythm. And also, we have a lot of supporters here, following us and believing in us. This drives us on to give even more."

15:25

LUIZ FELIPE SCOLARI
"Every time we play against Mexico we have difficulties. That is why it is a game the players know will be very even, they need to have very good conditioning from the beginning until the end. The two teams play football of very good quality, with the ball on the ground, lots of moving around."

15:23

There's a huge cheer from the Fortaleza crowd as 2002 World Cup-winning captain Cafu is interviewed by Brazilian media pitch-side.

15:22
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15:19

A substitute today, Maxwell embraces his former Barcelona team-mate and Mexico captain Rafael Marquez in the tunnel before the outfield players head out to warm up.

15:10

The Brazilian goalkeepers meet in the tunnel and share a hug before walking out onto the pitch at the Estadio Castelao where they are greeted by vociferous applause from the crowd.

15:04

INSIDE THE DRESSING ROOM

14:45

DID YOU KNOW? 
Mexico have only beaten South American opponents once in the World Cup, during the 2002 edition when they saw off Ecuador 2-1 in the group round.

14:44

BOA TARDE
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Brazil-Mexico at the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza. The stadium is the venue which began the incredible phenomenon at the Confeds of the Selecao fans continuing to sing their national anthem after the PA system has finished its rendition, so expect a stirring atmosphere today. You can #joinin with our coverage of the second game from Group A on Twitter, Facebook and our new Instagram page.

14:43
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Weather

Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

  • Cloudy
  • 28° CTemperature
  • 27 m/sWind
  • 66 %Humidity
14:41
Brazil
BrazilBRA
  • 12JULIO CESAR (GK)
  • 2DANI ALVES
  • 3T SILVA (C)
  • 4DAVID LUIZ
  • 6MARCELO
  • 8PAULINHO
  • 9FRED
  • 10NEYMAR JR
  • 11OSCAR
  • 16RAMIRES
  • 17L GUSTAVO
Mexico
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  • 13G OCHOA (GK)
  • 2F RODRIGUEZ
  • 4R MARQUEZ (C)
  • 6H HERRERA
  • 7M LAYUN
  • 10G DOS SANTOS
  • 15H MORENO
  • 18A GUARDADO
  • 19O PERALTA
  • 22P AGUILAR
  • 23J VAZQUEZ

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