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Posted on 17 June 2010  - 12:00

Giovani dos Santos steps back into World Cup action with a key game for Mexico against France this evening.

Giovani dos Santos steps back into World Cup action with a key game for Mexico against France this evening.

It's the second match of Group A and both teams will be out to win having drawn their opening fixtures - and with Uruguay putting down a marker by beating hosts South Africa 3-0 on Wednesday night.

On loan at Galatasaray in the second half of last season, Gio impressed in Mexico's draw against South Africa on the opening day of the tournament.

This match kicks-off at 7.30pm at the Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane.

Wilson Palacios may have suffered defeat in Honduras' opener against Chile on Wednesday, but the Palacios family can celebrate making World Cup history.

Wilson's brother Jerry was a late call-up to the Honduran squad following injury to Julio Cesar de Leon.

That means there are three Palacios brothers in the squad - Wilson, Jerry and Johnny.

It's the first time in World Cup history that three brothers have figured in the same tournament.

We've more pictures of Wilson in action against Chile plus Heurelho Gomes training with Brazil on Wednesday - click the arrows at the top of the page.

Wilson

SPURS AT THE WORLD CUP

Today - Giovani, Mexico v France (7.30pm).

Friday - Aaron Lennon, Jermain Defoe, Peter Crouch, Michael Dawson, Ledley King (injured), England v Algeria, 7.30pm.

Saturday - Sebastien Bassong, Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Cameroon v Denmark, 7.30pm.