Peralta strikes as Mexico outclass sorry Cameroon

  • Hindustantimes.com (with inputs from AFP), Agencies
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  • Updated: Jun 14, 2014 00:48 IST

Oribe Peralta scored a second-half winner in a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in rain-lashed Natal on Friday in a match which once again raised questions over the standard of refereeing at the World Cup.

Miguel Herrera's Mexico side dominated throughout but went in for the half-time break feeling aggrieved after seeing what looked like two perfectly valid goals chalked off for offside.

Those decisions did little to appease a Mexican media which cried foul after seeing Group A opponents Brazil awarded a questionable penalty in a 3-1 win over Croatia on Thursday.

But against Cameroon, whose pre-World Cup was marred by a bitter row over bonuses, Mexico were a class apart.

Here are some highlights from the match:

 

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