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Mexico vs. Cameroon: Goals and Highlights from World Cup Group A Match

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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJune 13, 2014

Oribe Peralta scored the only goal for Mexico in the 61st minute to give El Tri a crucial 1-0 win against Cameroon in their Group A match on Friday.

On their goal, a nice buildup from Mexico created a chance for Giovani Dos Santos. His shot forced Cameroonian goalkeeper Charles Itandje into action, but the rebound fell right at Peralta's boot. He delivered, putting Mexico in front.

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Previously, Mexico had two goals controversially disallowed off the boot of Dos Santos. 

Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa preserved the win for Mexico with a fantastic late save to keep El Tri ahead.

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Next up for Cameroon is a difficult fixture against favoured host nation Brazil on Tuesday, while Mexico take on Croatia on Wednesday.

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