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(Live) Russia 2018: Brazil vs Belgium

FULL TIME!!!!! Brazil 1-2 Belgium. This is the second time Belgium will be reaching the semifinals of the World Cup.

90+3 SAVE!!!! Thibaut Courtois denes Brazil as he parries Neymar’s effort out for corner kick.

90′ Five minutes added time.


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90′ NO PENALTY!!! Neymar claims he is pushed in the box but the referee ignors his appeal.

89′ YELLOW CARD!!!! Brazil’s Fágner Conserva Lemos gets caution for his bad tackle on Hazard.

86′  SUBSTITUTION!!! (Belgium) Lukaku is out for Youri Tielemans.

83′ MISS!!! Neymar drives into the Belgians’ box before laying it on the plate for Coutinho who blows his effort wide.

82′ SUBSTITUTION!!! (Belgium) Nacer Chadli is off for Thomas Vermaelen in a very defensive switch

80′ MISS!!!! Coutinho locates Augusto again with a pass that yanked the Belgian defence open, but the China-based forward shoots wide.

76′ GOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLLLLL….Brazil have reduced the deficit as Augusto nods home. Brazil 1-2 Belgium.

74′ SAVE!!! Douglas Costa drives in to unleash  shot that Thibaut Courtois stops again.

72′ SUBSTITUTION!!! Paulinho (BRAZIL) is out for Ronato Augusto.

70′ YELLOW CARD!!!! Belgium’s Thomas Meunier gets a caution for his challenge on Neymar.

63′ CHANCE!!! Brazil break as substitute Douglas Costa finds his way into the penalty area and takes a quick shot which forces a diving save from Courtois.

62′ CHANCE!!!! Belgium break and De Bruyne finds Hazard, the Chelsea star drives on goal before unleashing a shot that slips past the far corner and out for a goal kick.

58′ SUBSTITUTION!!! Gabriel Jesus (BRAZIL)  is removed with Douglas Costa on to replace him.

56′ NO PENALTY!!! Again, Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus is brought down by Vincent Kompany in the box but after consulting with the VAR, the referee asked the match to continue.

52′ NO PENALTY!!! Again, Brazil’s Neymar goes down in the oppositions’s box but the referee asks him to stand up.

48′ YELLOW CARD!!!! Belgium’s Toby Alderweireld gets caution for his foul on Paulinho.

47′ FREEKICK!!! Brazil’s Paulinho is brought down.

46′ SUBSTITUTION!!! Brazil make a substitution before the start of the second half, with Roberto Firmino replacing Willian in attack.

SECOND HALF!!!! We are back for the second half….

HALF TIME!!!! !!! Brazil 0-2 Belgium

44′ NO PENALTY!!! Brazil’s Neymar falls under challenge in the oppisitions’ box but the referee would not have it.

41′ ATTEMPT!!! Kompany nearly add to the tally from the cornerkick but Alisson is well positioned to catch the ball.

40′ SAVE!!!! Brazil Alisson parries De Bruyne’s free kick away for cornerkick.

37′ ATTEMPT!!!!! Again, Coutinho finds space in the final third before hitting a shot that Thibaut Courtois parries for cornerkick.

31′ GOOOAAAAAALLLLLL…Belgium have doubled their lead after a counter attack as Lukaku finds Kevin De Bruyne who drives in before hitting an unstoppable shot past Alisson. Brazil 0-2 Belgium.

29′ DOUBLE BLOCK!!!! Brazil gets a freekick and Willian finds Fernandinho on the edge of the area and he has a strike into the crowd which does not seep through the traffic. The ball comes to Neymar who has a crack of his own and wins a corner after the effort is deflected away from goal. 

25′ SHOT!!!! Brazil’s Marcelo drives in from the left flank, dances past few defenders before firing a shot on target but goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois unches the effort away and its finally cleared.

20′ ATTEMPT!!! Belgium’s Hazard locates Thomas Meunier on the flank who tries to square for Lukaku but was blocked.

18′ SHOT!!!! Brazil’s Coutinho gets the ball in the third half before unleashing a shot at goal but is well positioned to collect.

13′ GOOOAAAAAALLLLLL…Brazil’s  Fernandinho puts into his own net. Brazil 0:1 Belgium.


Brazil are tackling Belgium in the second quarter finals match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Brazil substitutes: Geromel, Filipe Luis, Douglas Costa, Renato Augusto, Marquinhos, Cassio, Fred, Roberto Firmino, Taison, Ederson.
Brazil Starting XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Fagner, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Marcelo; Paulinho, Fernandinho, Coutinho; Willian, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar.
Belgium substitutes: Dedryck Boyata, Dries Mertens, Michy Batshuayi, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels, Leander Dendoncker, Thorgan Hazard, Youri Tielemans, Adnan Januzaj, Yannick Carrasco, Mousa Dembele, Thomas Vermaelen.
Belgium Starting XI (3-4-2-1): Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Toby Alderweireld; Nacer Chadli, Marouane Fellaini, Axel Witsel, Thomas Meunier; Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne; Romelu Lukaku.