Belgium beats Brazil to advance to World Cup semifinals

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

KAZAN, Jul. 6, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Belgium reached the semifinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 2-1 win against Brazil (halftime: 2-0) on Friday night at the Kazan Arena.

Belgium dominated the first half thanks to goals from Fernandinho ('13 own) and Kevin De Bruyne ('31). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Belgians further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by in the th minute.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Brazil at the World Cup

  • 5 titles (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
  • 21 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 21 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) Runners-up (1950, 1998) Third Place (1938, 1978) Fourth Place (1974, 2014)

Belgium at the World Cup

  • 13 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)
2018 World Cup Poster
Brazil
1:2
Belgium
1:2 (0:2)
  • 6 July 2018
  • 21:00
  • Kazan

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