Brazil got the victory they craved during the 2014 World Cup opener against Croatia, albeit in controversial circumstances. Mexico also moved beyond Cameroon in another match defined by poor decisions, but hey, that's football.
Which team will take control of Group A? Three points all but guarantees progress to the knockout stages. Mexico are sure to be optimistic heading into this one, but their future battle with Croatia is likely to define whether or not they make it into the latter stages of the competition. Brazil have beaten their toughest group opponents and will be more than confident of cruising until the vital games begin.
We continued our recent series of FIFA 14 simulations by once again putting an Xbox One version of the game to the test. What did it produce? Let's take a look.
Brazil vs. Mexico: FIFA 14 Highlights
Did you see that one coming? Well, if Mexico manage to perform with the same kind of fearlessness in the actual match, they will have a real chance of topping an extremely tough group. Brazil aren't going to slip up so early, are they?
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