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FIFA World Cup 2022: Mexico - World Cup Records and Stats

In this article, take a look at the Mexico World Cup Records and Stats. Mexico, the popular CONCACAF team, is one of the most famous sides in FIFA World Cup history who are majorly remembered for their fighting spirit.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 20.11.2022
FIFA World Cup 2022: Mexico - World Cup Records and Stats

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Mexico, the popular CONCACAF team, is one of the most famous sides in FIFA World Cup history who are majorly remembered for their fighting spirit.

Mexico are desperate to create some new and strong history in the FIFA World Cup 2022 with their strong performances on the field.

Before the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, let’s check out some crucial FIFA World Cup records and stats for Mexico.

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Note: All the records are till FIFA World Cup 2018

(Team Records)

Contents

  • Brief records

  • Hosts

  • Best Result

  • Final place in every edition

  • Last records

  • Match records (Top 3)

> Biggest winning margin

> Biggest losing margin


Mexico’s brief records in FIFA World Cup history

Participation

Matches

Won

Drawn*

Penalty shootout

Lost

Winning %*

Won

Lost

16/21

57

16

14

0

2

27

28.07

(Drawn: including penalty shootout matches; Winning %: excluding penalty shootouts)

Hosts: 1970 (Quarter-finals) and 1986 (Quarter-finals)

Best Result: Quarter-finals (1970 and 1986)


Mexico’s final place in every FIFA World Cup

Year

Host(s)

Last position

1930

Uruguay

Group Stage

1934

Italy

Did not qualify

1938

France

Withdrew

1950

Brazil

Group Stage

1954

Switzerland

Group Stage

1958

Sweden

Group Stage

1962

Chile

Group Stage

1966

England

Group Stage

1970

Mexico

Quarter-finals

1974

West Germany

Did not qualify

1978

Argentina

Group Stage

1982

Spain

Did not qualify

1986

Mexico

Quarter-finals

1990

Italy

Banned

1994

USA

Round of 16

1998

France

Round of 16

2002

South Korea & Japan

Round of 16

2006

Germany

Round of 16

2010

South Africa

Round of 16

2014

Brazil

Round of 16

2018

Russia

Round of 16

 

Last time in FIFA World Cup for Mexico:

Last Quarter-finals exit: 1986

Last Round of 16 exit: 2018

Last Group Stage exit: 1978

Last Failed to Qualify: Officially in 1982 (were banned in 1990)


Mexico’s match records in FIFA World Cup (Top 3)

Biggest winning margin

Biggest losing margin

4-0 vs El Salvador in 1970

6-0 vs West Germany in 1978

3-1 vs Czechoslovakia in 1962

5-0 vs Brazil in 1954

3-1 vs South Korea in 1998

4-0 vs Brazil in 1950


Also Read | Argentina vs Mexico Head to Head in International football and Mexico vs Poland Head to Head in international football 


(Players’ Records)

Contents

  • Most FIFA World Cup editions

  • Top 5 most appearances

  • Top 5 most goals


Most FIFA World Cup editions for Mexico

Antonio Carbajal (1950, 1954, 1958, 1962 and 1966) and Rafael Márquez (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018) both have played    5 FIFA World Cup titles. It is the joint World Record of appearing in Most FIFA World Cup editions along with German footballer Lothar Matthäus.


Top 5 most appearances for Mexico in FIFA World Cup

Player

Appearances

Rafael Márquez

19

Andrés Guardado

12

Javier Hernández

12

Antonio Carbajal

11

Cuauhtémoc Blanco

11

 

Top 5 most goals for Mexico in FIFA World Cup

Player

Goals

Luis Hernández

4

Javier Hernández

4

Cuauhtémoc Blanco

3

Rafael Márquez

3

Manuel Rosas

2


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