World Cup Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa led the team in beating Brazil in a 0-0 draw in World Cup Group A match, that took place in Fortaleza on Tuesday.
Brazil legendary player, Neymar almost came to close in breaking the dead end match, but was beat into it by Ochoa’s blank saves.
This win moved both teams to the last 16 round, by having a four-point lead against other Group A teams, Cameroon and Croatia. Cameroon and Croatia meet for a match in Manuas on Wednesday. Mexico swamped Brazil in a close match, despite the obvious leads Brazil had in the game’s first opening.
Neymar scored a goal in 26 minutes as Dani Alves threw a header pinpoint cross. Ochoa, then, tackled it out to the right to had a one-handed saved.
Right before the game took a break; centre-back Thiago Silva executed a chest control as he came against Paulinho, just as Ochoa blocked his move. Ochoa scored a goal again in 69 minutes right after Neymar passed along Bernard and hit a dead end to keep the goalkeeper trailing behind. Five minutes before the match ended, Ochoa blocked Thiago Silva’s bullet header that he saw coming five yards away.
Jose Vazquez, Hector Herrera and Andres Guardado also made their winning contributions for Mexico by scoring several strikes missing the targets. The exciting part of the match was when Raul Jimenez made a strike immediately just before Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar just placed his goalbound shot to safety.