Assistant referee replaced following Mexico errors

Giovani dos Santos of Mexico reacts after his goal was disallowed due to an offsides call in the first half during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group A match between Mexico and Cameroon at Estadio das Dunas on June 13, 2014
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Assistant referee Humberto Clavijo is replaced by FIFA after ruling out two Mexico goals during their win over Cameroon at the World Cup.

The assistant referee who appeared to wrongly rule out two Mexico goals in their match against Cameroon last week has been replaced for the remainder of the World Cup.

Replays showed that Mexico could have been awarded two goals in the first half of their 1-0 win over the African side, but Humberto Clavijo claimed that the scorers had been offside.

FIFA announced that the Colombian will no longer be part of referee Wilmar Roldan's team at the tournament.

Christian Lescano of Ecuador will be replacing him for South Korea's clash with Algeria on Sunday.

Mexico's forward Oribe Peralta celebrates after scoring a goal during the Group A football match between Mexico and Cameroon at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 13, 2014
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