Brazil v Mexico, 02 July 2018

Score2-0 to Brazil
RefereeGianluca Rocchi
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
VenueCosmos Stadium, Samara
Attendance41,970
Kick-off: 6.00pm local Brazil v Mexico was Match 53 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy) Assistant Referee 1: Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy) Assistant Referee 2: Mauro Tonolini (Italy) Fourth Official: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain) Reserve AR: Pau Cebrian Devis (Spain) VAR: Massimiliano Irrati (Italy) Brazil had now reached the quarter-finals at the last seven World Cup finals. Mexico had now been knocked out of the last seven World Cup finals at the round of 16 stage. They had still to progress beyond the second round when playing in a World Cup finals outside of Mexico. Brazil (228) had now broken Germany's (226) all-time competition record for the most goals scored at the World Cup finals. Mexico remained as the nation that had played the most games at the World Cup finals (57) without winning the tournament. Brazil had now won eight and drawn one of their nine games in the World Cup finals against CONCACAF nations. At 39 years and 139 days, Rafael Marquez became the oldest outfield player to start a knock-out game at the World Cup finals since England's Stanley Matthews (39 years and 145 days) against Uruguay in 1954.

2  Brazil

Manager: Tite

0  Mexico

Manager: Juan Carlos Osorio

Goals:

Neymar 51 G
Roberto Firmino 88 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker
Defender Fágner
Defender Filipe Luís
Defender Miranda
Defender Thiago Silva (captain)
Midfielder Casemiro
Midfielder Paulinho
Midfielder Willian
Midfielder/Forward Philippe Coutinho
Forward Neymar

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa
Defender Hugo Ayala
Defender Carlos Salcedo
Defender/Midfielder Edson Álvarez
Defender/Midfielder Jesús Gallardo
Defender/Midfielder Rafael Márquez (captain)
Midfielder Andrés Guardado
Midfielder Héctor Herrera
Midfielder Hirving Lozano
Forward Carlos Vela

Substitutions:

Fernandinho for Paulinho 80
Roberto Firmino for Philippe Coutinho 86
Marquinhos for Willian 90

Substitutions:

Miguel Layún for Rafael Márquez 46
Jonathan dos Santos for Edson Álvarez 55
Raúl Jiménez for Javier Hernández 60

Cards:

Filipe Luís 43 Y
Casemiro 59 Y

Cards:

Edson Álvarez 38 Y
Héctor Herrera 55 Y
Carlos Salcedo 77 Y
Andrés Guardado 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Cassio
Goalkeeper Ederson
Defender Danilo
Defender Marquinhos
Defender Pedro Geromel
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Defender/Midfielder Marcelo
Midfielder Fred
Midfielder Renato Augusto
Midfielder/Forward Roberto Firmino
Forward Taison

On the bench:

Goalkeeper José Corona
Goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera
Defender Miguel Layún
Midfielder Javier Aquino
Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos
Midfielder Marco Fabián
Midfielder Erick Gutiérrez
Midfielder/Forward Jesús Corona
Midfielder/Forward Giovani dos Santos
Forward Raúl Jiménez
Forward Oribe Peralta