Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil

Mexico eliminated from World Cup with loss to Brazil

The World Cup match between Brazil and Mexico will be broadcast live on Fox.

Neymar, 26, is the most-fouled player in Russian Federation so far with 23, including six in the Mexico match and an apparent attempt by Miguel Layun to step on his ankle that was not called and left the Paris Saint-Germain player writhing in pain afterwards. With 88 minutes on the clock, the substituted Roberto Firmino cemented the lead with a fluky touch that came after Ochoa denied Neymar.

But Neymar, sliding in a tandem just behind Jesus, didn't miss, poking the ball into the gaping net with his right foot for his second goal in three games.

The two nations meet in the World Cup last 16, the stage at which El Tri have fallen in each of the past six tournaments - giving rise to the so-called "curse of the fifth game". It turned out to be pure histrionics. Neymar, who had gone to ground to try to retain possession, clamped the ball between his ankles and when Miguel Layun went to retrieve it, he trod on the Paris Saint-Germain forward. "Absolutely, but Layun steps on him".

The winners will face Belgium or Japan, who meet later on Monday, in the quarter-finals.

Brazil quickly looked for a second but Ochoa was keeping Mexico in the game, firstly keeping out a first-time strike from Paulinho from 12 yards before tipping a fizzing effort from Willian over the crossbar.

Willian of Brazil is challenged by Hector Herrera of Mexico during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at Samara Arena on July 2, 2018 in Samara, Russia.

Neymar proceeded to roll around like he'd been shot, as commentators could only watch on astounded.

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Switzerland. "We made eight changes, nine if you include the substitution at half-time". "We want to win the game". Russia's no-show against Uruguay, the first decent side it faced, made clear it wasn't unexpected world beaters.

"Brazilian football has these characteristics, especially in the last third of the pitch and then you have the situation of not losing this characteristic but at the same time of course maybe taking the focus off him and I said let me talk about the refereeing and the other coaches, that's our responsibility, then he plays".

"Mexico started well. A good start".

Neymar, who was given the lowest score by users of the BBC Player Rater, said the Brazilian players "have to learn to suffer".

Brazil coach Tite also played a big role in the victory over Mexico, deciding to replace Philippe Coutinho with Firmino.

Let's just hope the PSG man doesn't display yet more theatrics in the latter rounds of the World Cup.

Neymar, though, still led the celebrations, charging toward the corner flag. "In the end, we are talking about them having the best players in the world, because they have Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, [Philippe] Coutinho and all of them, but in no moment did I have the feeling that Brazil were on top of us".

Brazil advanced to a Friday quarterfinal in Kazan, Russia, against the victor of Monday's Belgium-Japan game.

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