Saudi Arabia coach Herve Renard made tactical changes to his line-up to face Mexico in their final Group C game on Wednesday as they bid to qualify for the World Cup last 16.
With Mohammed Al-Breik out injured, Hassan Tambakti was brought back into the team.
Sultan Al-Ghanam will play on the right side of the defence and Saud Abdulhamid replaced the suspended Abdulelah Al-Malki in midfield. Ali Al-Hassan comes in for his Al-Nassr teammate Sami Al-Najei.
Mexico coach Tata Martino made four changes to his starting side, bringing in forwards Orbelin Pineda and Henry Martin.
Defender Edson Alvarez returned to the starting line-up along with Jorge Sanchez.
Saudi Arabia must beat Mexico to guarantee reaching the last 16 for the second time regardless of the outcome of the Poland v Argentina game.
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SAUDI ARABIA: Mohamed Al-Owais, Sultan Al-Ghanam, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Ali Al-Bulaihi, Hassan Tambakti, Mohamed Kanno, Saud Abdulhamid, Ali Al-Hassan, Saleh Al-Shehri, Salem Al-Dawsari, Firas Al-Buraikan
MEXICO: Guillermo Ochoa, Cesar Montes, Edson Alvarez, Alexis Vega, Hector Moreno, Orbelin Pineda, Jorge Sanchez, Henry Martin, Hirving Lozano, Jesus Gallardo, Luis Chavez