The result puts Croatia in pole position for now after Argentina - their next opponents in the group - were unexpectedly held to a 1-1 draw by Iceland . If there is one flaw in Lionel Messi's genius, it might be his failure to score penalty kicks in big games. Manchester City's Aguero missed the end of the Premier League season with a knee injury, but Sampaoli deemed him fit enough to start over Higuain, who critics say is yet to produce his best for the national team.
Instead, Brazil's second most expensive player, Coutinho, pulled Tite's side's strings, constantly finding right-winger Willian and drifting striker Gabriel Jesus with sweeping passes although Switzerland managed to deal with the threat.
El Tri can't afford to waste the number of chances they had against Germany in future games against South Korea and Sweden . Mexico probably would've been dreading the thought of facing Germany again. Germany nearly hit back four minutes later when Toni Kroos tried his luck from a 22-yard free-kick, but his effort was tipped onto the post by the Mexican keeper.
What happens to the children? . WASHINGTON - Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the USA border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to Department of Homeland Security figures obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
The video, directed by Ricky Saiz, features wide, soaring shots of the couple , alternately posing or singing stoically along to the track beside the Parisian museum's collection of masterworks, including the " Mona Lisa ". Beyonce and JAY-Z did it again! He was the top nominee at February's awards show, but left empty-handed. Their 6-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy, makes an appearance at the end of the song "Boss" where she name-checks her infant siblings, twins Rumi and Sir.
Besides the obviously affiliation for our southern neighbor many in this county have through their own heritage, with the US out of this year's World Cup , Mexico has become the default team for a sizable slice of American soccer fans this time round - especially as they play the 2014 champs.