0 – Mexico are one of only two nations along with Nigeria to have kept clean sheets in both their opening matches.
1 – A 0-0 draw for Mexico would see them become only the second nation to reach the second round after scoring just one goal in the group stage. Poland achieved this in 1986.
1 – Mexico won the only previous World Cup match between these two nations back in 2002 with a second-half penalty from Cuauhtémoc Blanco.
1 – Mexico have only won more than 1 game once in their last five World Cup appearances. They have reached the round of 16 on each occasion.
2 – Mario Mandžukić became the first Croatian to score two goals in a single game at a World Cup during their 4-0 thrashing of Cameroon in the last game.
4 – Croatia’s four goals versus Cameroon in their last game was more than they’d scored in their last five World Cup games combined (3).
6 – Mexico have progressed past the group stage of the last six World Cups they have participated in.
24 – Mexico have lost more games than any nation in the history of the World Cup.
25% – Croatia’s 4-0 win over Cameroon was only their second win in their last eight World Cup matches.
30 – Mexico have only won 7 of 30 World Cup games against European nations.