World Cup 2014: How can Croatia qualify from Group A?

We take a look at how Croatia can reach the last 16

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Croatia will guarantee qualification to the last 16 of the World Cup with a win over Mexico in Recife.

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PThey could also progress with a draw against the Mexicans, but only if Brazil lose to Cameroon. Croatia could even top the group if they beat Mexico and Brazil fail to defeat Cameroon.

Croatia lost their opening match, to the hosts' Brazil. but bounced back in triumphant fashion in their second match, thrashing Cameroon 4-0.

Possible second round opponents:

Netherlands or Chile on Saturday.

The Group A table in full...


It is not possible for Cameroon to qualify for the knockout stages.