Seed in the Group E, the group consisted of Italy, Republic of Ireland, Mexico, and Norway. Mexico won the group on goals scored, with three in the group. Republic of Ireland finished second on head-to-head with third-placed Italy, who qualified as one of the best third-placed teams. It is the only group in World Cup history in which all four teams finished with the same number of points. On the knockout stage, Mexico lost to Bulgaria in penalty shoot-out with the game draw 1-1 after extra time.
Knockout stage against Bulgaria, Mexico kits with the new font design. These image font, was worn during the Group E stage match only.