At 8 p.m. on June 17, the much-anticipated match up of Brazil vs Mexico in the World Cup will begin. In the prior games between the two teams, which total 38, they have collectively managed to yield 107 goals. And, although Mexico can only claim six of the victories in those games, as compared to Brazil’s 22 wins, the team and their avid fans have high hopes regarding this new match up. The Mexican team has won some important matches against Brazil in the past, in fact they beat them four to three in the 1999 Confederations Cup final, as well as in London in the Olympic final recently.
The team lineup for Brazil includes David Luiz, Hulk; Fred, Luiz Gustavo, Júlio César; Rafael Márquez, Marcelo, Dani Alves; Paulinho; Thiago Silva, Oscar, and Neymar. Mexico’s team will be made up of Francisco "Maza" Rodríguez; Miguel Layún, José Juan Vázquez, Guillermo Ochoa; Héctor Moreno, Andrés Guardado, Paul Aguilar; Giovani dos Santos, Héctor Herrera, and Oribe Peralta.
In view of the fact that both teams have already accomplished a winning start to the World Cup competition, this match up of Brazil vs Mexico in the World Cup, which is being hosted by Brazil, is especially critical to the Group A outcome. It's definitely a can't-miss match up for all of the true World Cup fans out there.