The home side had the better chances in the first 45 minutes, but could not make the breakthrough against a stern Mexican outfit.
Opportunities arrived late in the match, but neither side could break the deadlock, with the clash finishing goalless.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
BRAZIL: Cesar; Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo; Paulinho, Gustavo, Ramires; Neymar, Fred, Oscar
MEXICO: Ochoa; Rodriguez, Marquez, Moreno, Layun, Aguilar; Herrera, Vazquez, Guardado; Dos Santos, Peralta
Brazil are out for their warm-up at Estadio Castelao. Fantastic noise in here already pic.twitter.com/vXIVvJnLpV— Ben Smith (@BenSmithBBC) June 17, 2014
1 - Only one of Brazil's last 25 World Cup games has ended goalless. Hope. #BRA— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 17, 2014