By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
Supports Serie A Players with their National Teams
53% Ball Possession BRAZIL and 47% Ball Possession MEXICO
Brazil made their debut in the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a victory against Croatia. A goalless draw putting more question mark for Brazi unable to win this home game in front of their crowed. Mexico also made their debut with a victory against Cameroon. Brazil are in Group A along Mexico, Cameroon, and Croatia.
Serie A Players called up in FIFA World Cup Group A game Brazil – Mexico:
Brazil: 3 Italian Serie A Players with Brazil National Football Team:
- AS Roma Defender Maicon, did not play, listed as substitute
- Napoli defender Henrique, did not play, listed as substitute
- Inter Milan midfielder Hernanes, did not play, listed as substitute
Mexico: No Serie A players
There you go Brazil forward Neymar in the 26th minute getting the assist by defender Dani Alves with a cross. Neymar rushes for the headed shot ending with a frustration after Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa saves in the bottom left corner. Neymar cannot believe his luck while fans increasing their support.
In the 29th minute, Brazil midfielder Oscar with a right footed shot seeing his shot saved by Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa in the bottom left corner.
In the 35th minute, Brazil forward Fred gets the assist by forward Neymar….. Fred challenging Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa with a headed shot though saving in the top right corner.
Brazil wasting a clear chance to score in the 44th minute. Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa saving the right footed shot by midfielder Paulinho in the bottom left corner. The assist made by defender Thiago Silva. Super save by Ochoa encouraging his teammates.
In the 45th minute First yellow card of the match is for Brazil midfielder Ramires after a foul on Mexico defender Paul Aguilar
First half ending 54% ball possession Brazil and 46% Mexico..
Brazil starting the second half with a substitution in the 45th minute. Midfielder Bernard replaces midfielder Ramires.
59th minute, Referee Cuneyt Cakir gives a yellow card to Mexico defender Paul Aguilar on Brazil midfielder Bernard
62nd minute, Referee Cuneyt Cakir gives a yellow card to Mexico midfielder Juan Vazquez after a foul on Brazil forward Neymar Jr.
Brazil making a substitution in the 68th minute replacing forward Fred with forward Jô
In the 69th minute, Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa saving Neymar’s left footed shot in the bottom right corner. Nothing is working for Brazil while fans increasing their support.
Mexico making a substitution in the 74th minute replacing forward Oribe Peralta with forward Javier Hernandez “Chicarito”
In the 76th minute, Jo having a clear chance to score all alone delivering a left footed shot but totally missing the target. Should have watched the direction before shooting…..
79th minute, Referee Cuneyt Cakir gives a yellow card to Brazil defender Thiago Silva after a foul on Mexico forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez
84th minute, Mexico replacing forward Giovanni Dos Santos with midfielder Raul Ramirez
84th minute Brazil replaces midfielder Oscar with midfielder Willian
What a save by Mexico goalkeeper Ochoa making a save with both hands in the 86th minute denying Brazil defender Thiago Silva the joy to shout a goal after his headed shot.
Brazil – Mexico
Tuesday 17 June 2014
Referee: Cuneyt CAKIR (TUR)
Assistant Referee 1: Bahattin DURAN (TUR)
Assistant Referee 2: Tarik ONGUN (TUR)
Fourth official: Svein Oddvar MOEN (NOR)
Brazil / Brasile (4-2-3-1): Julio Cesar; Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Marcelo; Luiz Gustavo, Paulinho; Ramires, Neymar, Oscar; Fred.
Subs.: Jefferson, Victor, Maicon, Dante, Henrique, Maxwell, Fernandinho, Hernanes, Willian, Jô, Bernard.
Coach: Felipe Scolari.
Mexico / Messico (5-3-2): Ochoa; Aguilar, Moreno, Rodríguez, Márquez (c), Layún; Vázquez, Herrera, Guardado; dos Santos, Peralta.
Subs.: Corona, Talavera, Salcido, Reyes, Fabián, Jiménez, Pulido, Hernández, Ponce, Brizuela, Aquino, Peña.
Coach.: Miguel Herrera.