Feedback
News
gallery

Wet and Wild: Mexico Defeats Cameroon in Downpour

Mexico overcame the torrential rain and two disallowed goals to beat Cameroon 1 - 0 on Friday.

Stadium workers sweep rain water off the field toward a drain before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas on June 13.

Until yesterday, it hadn't rained in Natal since mid-May. Now, torrential storms are flooding the city. Mexico overcame the torrential rain and two disallowed goals to beat Cameroon 1 - 0.

Julian Finney / Getty Images South America

Cameroon forwards Benjamin Moukandjo and Pierre Achille Webo fight for the ball with Mexico defenders Rafael Marquez and Francisco Rodriguez.

Pierre-philippe Marcou / AFP

Mexico's coach Miguel Herrera argues with referee Wilmar Alexander Roldan Perez.

Kamil Krzaczynski / EPA

Mexico fans wave a flag as the rain pours.

Jamie Squire / Getty Images South America

Mexico's Oribe Peralta celebrates his goal during the second half of the Mexico and Cameroon match. Mexico defeated Cameroon 1-0.

Eduardo Verdugo / AP