The round 16 of World cup at Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza produced the most dramatic comebacks by Netherlands to beat Mexico 2-1. Netherlands will now progress to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2014. Also Read - CBI Takes Over Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Here Are The Top Key Points of The Supreme Court Verdict
As per the facts Netherlands have won three out of the six games they have played against Mexico while the latter has two wins and one match ended in a draw. The last time these two teams met in a FIFA World Cup was in 1988 when the game ended in a 2-2 draw. Also Read - Trump Blames COVID-19 Spike on Black Lives Matter Protests, People Slam Him Calling 'Liar-In-Chief'
Giovani dos Santos put Mexico ahead early in the second half, only for Wesley Sneijder to equalize later. Also Read - Strong Earthquake of Magnitude 7.4 Strikes Southern Mexico, no Damage Reported
The match looked to be heading for extra time before Rafael Marquez settled and brought down Arjen Robben in the penalty area. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar stepped up to scored another point for the Netherlands. Netherlands will now face Costa Rica in the quarter final.
Watch FIFA World Cup 2014 Netherlands vs Mexico highlights below.