2018 world Cup: Belgium beat Brazil

ЧМ-2018: Бельгия выбила Бразилию

The Brazilian team left the world Cup after the quarter-final stage

The Belgian team has beaten Brazil in the world Cup quarter-finals and sent the Brazilians home.

A called meeting of Brazil and Belgium in the quarterfinals of the world Cup finals early, arguing that they played the second and third teams in the world on FIFA rankings.

Brazil was considered the main favorite to win the 2018 world Cup, but the Belgian squad is no worse and a lack of big wins and experience of key games didn’t give the experts consider the Belgians the real contenders for the title.

This game changed that opinion now Belgium is perhaps the main favorite to win 2018 world Cup.

The beginning of the match were no signs of trouble for Brazil, which laid siege to the opponent’s goal and could have scored, but Thiago Silva after the standard have not managed to smuggle the ball into the goal with a couple of meters, hitting the woodwork.

The Belgians opened the account almost by accident – after a canopy with angular Fernandinho cut the ball into his own net.

ЧМ-2018: Бельгия выбила Бразилию

After that, the Brazilians have gone the big forces forward, but the Belgian team was counting on counterattacks. And we have to admit that if Brazil’s virtually nothing sharp front did not work, the three Belgians in the face of hazard-Lukaku-De Bruyne just tore the defense of Brazil.

In one of these quick counter-attacks the Belgians doubled their lead. Kevin de Bruyne took a great shot from outside the penalty area right into the corner – Alisson had no chance.

The end of the first half and almost the entire second Brazil spent in the attack, but the forwards lacked precision, and Courtois on the line worked perfectly.

It is worth noting that in the match there were a few moments where the Brazilians demanded that Milorad Magica penalty, but the Serb on “point” and indicated several times in consultation with the assistants on the video replays.

Titus tried to turn the tide of the game changes and one of them worked. Phillip Coutinho a soft cross into the penalty area where it appeared on the field, Bayer Leverkusen’s Renato Augusto gets his head sent the ball into the corner of the goal.

Brazil had 15 minutes of normal time and 5 minutes added. All of these minutes, the Brazilians have played in the attacks, created some good chances, but it was the night of Courtois and the Belgian defenders.

Last chance for Brazil to take the game into overtime had Neymar, but his shot under the crossbar in stoppage time rescued Courtois.

2:1 – Belgium moves on to the semifinals, where will play with France, and Brazil goes home.

Brazil – Belgium 1:2

Goals: Augusto, 76 – Fernandinho, 13 (own goal), de Bruyne, 31.

Brazil: Alisson – Fagner, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Marcelo, Fernandinho, Paulinho (Augusto, 73) – Willian (Firmino, 46), Coutinho, Neymar – BOM Jesus (Costa, 58).

Belgium: Courtois – Vertonghen, Kompany, Alderweireld – Chadli (Vermaelen, 82), Witsel, de Bruyne, Meunier – Fellaini, Eden hazard – Lukaku (tielemans, 87).

Warning: Fernandinho, Fagner – Alderweireld, Meunier.

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