Mexico secured their place into the next round of World Cup 2014 after successfully defeating their rival, Croatia on group A's final match.
Both teams still have a shot at advancing into the next stage, triggering such tense atmosphere as none of them were keen on going out.
Croatia heading into the their final group game with one mission only which is grabbing all three points against Mexico as only a win will ensure Niko Kovac's men that elusive ticket into World Cup 2014 second round.
Croatia opened their shot in advancing into the knock out stages of World Cup 2014 as they grabbed an impressive win over Cameroon.
Both teams suffered a defeat on their previous match and were in need of three points if they have any ambition in going through into the next round.
Scoring two goals to guide Brazil grabbing all three points on their World Cup 2014 fixture, Neymar received many praises including from the nation's legendary wing back, Cafu.
Speaking to SNTV on Friday, Cafu praises Neymar's performance against Croatia, stating how the talented striker is practically Selecao's main man on this tournament.
Just as it was expected by many, Brazil started their World Cup 2014 campaign in a positive fashion after defeating Croatia 3-1.
Despite the scoreline, it was far from an easy contest for Luiz Felipe Scolari's men as there were even some controversies clouding their victory.
Being hailed as one of the top talents for quite sometime, the time has arrived for Neymar to showcase his quality in the big stage as he is set to lead Brazil's attack in World Cup 2014 which will start this Thursday.
Croatia earned a positive result on their latest warm up match ahead of World Cup 2014 as they defeated fellow participating nation, Australia.
There's already that World Cup atmosphere surrounding Croatia's meeting against Australia as that tie was held at Bahia, Brazil.
Two goals from Ivan Perisic helped Croatia into a win over Mali in the latest international friendly fixture at Gradski Stadium in Osijek.
The home team are currently preparing for their upcoming World Cup journey and were keen on seeing some positive improvements before flying to Brazil.
Having to fight quite hard before securing their ticket into World Cup 2014, not many people are considering Croatia as the regular dark horse threat like they used to be.
Being drawn in a tricky group with host nation, Brazil, Mexico along with Cameroon, Niko Kovac's men won't be having an easy ride to grab a place into the knock out stage.