Mexico vs. Cameroon, World Cup 2014: Lineups

The lineups are out for Mexico's clash with Cameroon in Natal.

Mexico is in action in the second match of the 2014 World Cup, in a crucial clash with fellow Group A outsiders Cameroon. If either of these sides wants to make it through into the knockout stages, they really need to win this encounter.

There are no real surprises in Mexico's starting lineup, with Miguel Herrera sticking with his central defensive trio and wing-backs. Andrés Guardado slots into central midfield with Miguel Layún taking his place on the left, while Giovani dos Santos and Oribe Peralta are preferred up top over Javier Hernández.

Mexico v. Cameroon

Cameroon lineup 4-3-3, with no surprises anywhere but their back four. Benoît Assou-Ekotto is given the nod over Henri Bedimo at left-back, while Nicolas N'Koulou and Aurélien Chedjou are both preferred over Joël Matip at center back.

Mexico starting lineup (3-5-2): Guillermo Ochoa; Héctor Moreno, Rafael Márquez, Francisco 'Maza' Rodríguez; Miguel Layún, Andrés Guardado, Héctor Herrera, José Juan Vázquez, Paul Aguilar; Giovani dos Santos, Oribe Peralta.

Cameroon starting lineup (4-3-3): Charles Itandje; Benoît Assou-Ekotto, Nicolas N'Koulou, Aurélien Chedjou, Cédric Djeugoue; Alex Song, Stéphane Mbia, Eyong Enoh; Benjamin Moukandjo, Samuel Eto'o, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting.

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