* AT A GLANCE: Host nation Brazil held to a scoreless draw by Mexico; Belgium come from behind to beat Algeria 2-1; Russia and Korea Republic draw 1-1.
* PLAYER OF THE DAY: Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produces a string of top-shelf saves to deny Brazil.
* TALKING POINT: The scoring spree. The opening round of group matches has produced 49 goals, with the average per game not bettered at any World Cup in the past half a century.
* QUOTE OF THE DAY: "In my memory I can't remember a goalkeeper performing like that in a World Cup." Mexican coach Miguel Herrera on Ochoa.
* STAT OF THE DAY: Six. The number of saves made by Ochoa.
* THE AUSTRALIANS: Lost midfielder Mark Milligan to a hamstring strain on the eve of their encounter with the Netherlands in Porto Alegre today.