• Cameroon won the last meeting involving these sides, running out 1-0 victors when Samuel Eto’o scored a late winner during the 2003 Confederations Cup.
  • That game was the first time Brazil had lost to Cameroon; their record stands at three wins and just one defeat.
  • Cameroon have only ever scored one goal against Brazil across those four previous fixtures.
  • Brazil won the only previous fixture between these sides in a FIFA World Cup; 3-0 in San Francisco during the Group Stages of the 1994 tournament.
  • Brazil’s third group game against Cameroon will be their 100th at World Cup; they are the second team to reach that tally in the competition (Germany leads with 101 games).
  • Cameroon have hit 30 shots in this World Cup but only three of them have been on target.
  • Cameroon have kept only one clean sheet in their last 18 World Cup games.
  • No team has lost seven World Cup games in a row since Mexico in the 1950s (nine games).
  • Brazil haven’t failed to top their World Cup group since the last tournament in South America (Argentina 1978).
  • Brazil have hit 14 shots without scoring (since Oscar’s goal v Croatia) at the World Cup.