Adrian Melville outlines key storylines to monitor following the first week of the World Cup, including whether Portugal can recover from its disastrous start and what the high number of penalties could foreshadow moving forward.
Mexico forward Carlos Vela trained with a ball for the first time in more than a week, increasing his chances of playing against Argentina in the World Cup.
Mexican striker Carlos Vela is recovering well from a right hamstring injury and could be available for the second-round match with Argentina.
Mexico forward Carlos Vela is doubtful for the team's next game against Uruguay with a right leg injury.
Mexico star Rafael Marquez tells ESPN he'll be ready to play against France despite his calf injury.
Mexico forward Guillermo Franco hopes to start in the World Cup's opening match against South Africa after recovering from a foot injury.
Mexico's best known player, defender Rafael Marquez, is back training with El Tri after missing several days with a right leg injury picked up in last week's 2-1 exhibition victory over Italy.
Robin Van Persie celebrated his first international match in six months by scoring two first-half goals, and an understrength Netherlands squad beat Mexico 2-1 in a World Cup warmup match Wednesday.
Ledley King headed in England's first goal as the injury-prone defender returned from a three-year international absence to help his team beat Mexico 3-1 in a World Cup warmup Monday.