• Mexico have lost more games than any other team at World Cup Finals (24).
  • Samuel Eto'o has been directly involved in Cameroon's last four World Cup goals (three goals, one assist).
  • Cameroon have only won one of their last 13 World Cup games (1-0 v Saudi Arabia in 2002), drawing four and losing eight.
  • No Cameroon player scored more than two goals in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers (Eric Choupo-Moting, Samuel Eto'o & Jean II Makoun).
  • This is only the second ever meeting between these two countries; Mexico won the first clash 1-0 in a friendly in 1993.
  • Mexico boss Miguel Herrera has only taken charge of his country in two competitive games; the World Cup play-offs against New Zealand (9-3 on aggregate).
  • Cameroon's 17 previous World Cup goals have all been scored from inside the area (15 from open play, two penalties).
  • Oribe Peralta has scored eight goals in his last six competitive appearances for el Tricolor.
  • Mexico have never beaten an African team at a World Cup Finals tournament, losing one and drawing two of their three meetings against sides from that continent so far.