FIFA World Cup 2014 Standings Group A Results: Brazil and Mexico Through

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By Christine Jane Caparras | June 24, 2014 12:31 PM EST

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil

GROUP A

Qualified: BRAZIL and MEXICO

  
GROUP A              
TEAM MP W D L GF GA PTS
BRAZIL 3 2 1 0 7 2 7
MEXICO 3 2 1 0 4 1 7
CROATIA 3 1 0 2 6 6 3
CAMEROON 3 0 0 3 1 9 0

The host nation of Brazil will be pleased to advance to the knockout stage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. They opened the competition with a 3-1 win over Croatia but cut their momentum short managing only a draw against Mexico in their second game leaving the group still open in the final round of matches. A convincing win over Cameroon in their final match sealed the deal for the Selecao. THey are on track to a dream World Cup win at home with the first hurdle behind them. The pressure is great for the home team to deliver the goods in front of a rabidly passionate home crowd.

Mexico came in to take the second available spot for group A without dropping a single match. They fought valiantly against Brazil to hold the favourites to a draw which pushed the competition up to the last match. They ended level with Brazil on poiints and landed second on goal difference.

Full match results for GROUP A:

   
BRAZIL 3-1 CROATIA
BRAZIL 0-0 MEXICO
CAMEROON 1-4 BRAZIL
     
MEXICO 1-0 CAMEROON
BRAZIL 0-0 MEXICO
CROATIA 1-3 MEXICO
     
BRAZIL 3=1 CROATIA
CAMEROON 0-4 CROATIA
CROATIA 1-3 MEXICO
     
MEXICO 1-0 CAMEROON
CAMEROON 0-4 CROATIA
CAMEROON 1-4 BRAZIL

Related articles:

GROUP B RESULTS
GROUP C RESULTS
GROUP D RESULTS

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(Photo: REUTERS/Francois Xavier Marit/ / )
Brazil's Neymar reacts as he holds on to the goal post net during their 2014 World Cup Group A soccer match against Mexico at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza, June 17, 2014.
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