It wasn't pretty.
Well, to be fair, anytime you need four coaches and a miracle goal from your rival to qualify for the World Cup, it's not going to be pretty.
After the first two games of the 2014 World Cup, though, we've seen that all Mexico needed was an opportunity.
A draw with Brazil and win over Cameroon have Mexico sitting pretty against Croatia. Find out what tactics and players Mexico will lean on to advance to the round of 16 in this video, and leave your prediction below.