FIFA World Cup 2022 is all set to begin at the weekend. For the first time in the history of the tournament, a Middle Eastern nation in Qatar will host the perennial event.
Hosts Qatar will face Ecuador in the inaugural match of this edition’s FIFA World Cup. The match will start at 9.30 pm IST.
Former World Champions England are coming into the tournament as one of the favourites. The English side is currently one of the strongest in the world. They reached the semi-finals in the previous edition in Russia. And now this time around England will be in Group B along with Iran, USA and Wales.
Meanwhile, 11-time CONCACAF Gold Cup champions Mexico are expected to be dark horses in this tournament. They have been drawn into Group C along with Argentina, Poland and Saudi Arabia. With both Mexico and England are expected to go deep into the World Cup, we might see them facing each other in the knockout stages.
England vs Mexico Head-to-head Statistics
Mexico and England are the top teams in their regions. England and Mexico have faced each other nine times. Currently, England world cup squad are the dominant side in the head-to-head statistics. The Three Lions have won six games against Mexico. Meanwhile, Mexico have defeated England in only two games so far. One game between these two teams ended in a draw.
England’s biggest victory against Mexico (by goal margin) came in 1966 when they defeated the Mexicans by a huge margin of 8-0. Mexico’s biggest defeat against England came in their first visit in 1959 by a margin of 2-1
England vs Mexico Head to head Record
As mentioned earlier, England and Mexico have featured in nine matches together. England have a better record against the Mexicans.
The European side have got six victories while the North American team won only twice. Only one match has ended in a stalemate.
Both sides met each other in the World cup only once back in 1966. The World Cup was held in England. The hosts met Mexico in the final match of the group stage. Bobby Charlton and Hunt scored one each for the host nation to give them a 2-0 victory over the Mexicans.
Has Mexico Ever Beaten England in a Fifa World Cup Match?
Mexico has never beaten England in a FIFA World Cup. The only time they faced together was in the 1966 World Cup. England defeated Mexico by 2-0.
How Many Times Did Mexico Defeat England in FIFA?
Mexico are yet to defeat England in a FIFA World Cup. However, they defeated England in two FIFA friendlies.
Mexico Has Faced England in the Fifa World Cup How Many Times?
Mexico has faced England in the FIFA World Cup only once back in 1966. They lost the match against the Three Lions by 2-0.
When Did England Last Face Mexico in a FIFA World Cup Match?
England last faced Mexico in a FIFA World Cup back in 1966. They defeated the Mexicans by 2-0 in the group stage and then went on to lift the World Cup.