With a win over Mexico with a 2-0, Brazil has booked a ticket to the quarterfinals in the round of 16. On the other hand, it was not at all smooth for the Belgium team to make up to the quarterfinals against Japan. It was very hard, and the pressure was on Belgium until the first half. However, they managed to get a better hold on the match and made it to the quarterfinals defeating Japan.
It is the 8th time for Brazil to make it to the semi-finals and it will help you a lot. Well, this is not that impressive as Brazil makeup to quarterfinals and as this is the 8th time for them. Both the teams are going to clash today, 07 July, and it is challenging both the teams to fight against each other.
So, the teams have met four times in the past matches with Selacao winning three of them. 2002 was the most recent meet where both the teams met, which saw Rivaldo and Ronaldo earn a 2-0 win.
Predicted Starting Line-ups
Brazil – The line-up for Brazil first XI would be: Alisson – Fagner – Thiago – Silva – Miranda – Filipe Luis – Willian – Fernandinho – Paulinho – Coutinho – Neymar – Firmino.
Belgium – Belgium predicted the first XI is: Courtois – Alderweireld – Kompany – Vertonghen – Meunier – De Bruyne – Witsel – Carrasco – Mertens – Lukaku – Hazard.
Neymar – All Eyes Will be Watching Him
Neymar has shown the best performance against Mexico. He has made 2 goals out of 7 for Brazil in this world cup. He is a great player and at his best but he needs to avoid some childish acting.
Brazil vs. Belgium Preview
Brazil is the favorite so far according to the stats, they are holding within. Brazil has a high chance to win this match. Brazil as we talk about the past matches then the teams seems to be the strongest of all. On the other hand, Belgium hardly makes up for the team, and it is hard for them this time to hold on against Brazil. It will be an explosive 90 minutes in the Kazan Stadium with both the teams in their rage and fight vigorously.
Brazil maintains a place as favorites all the time in the tournament in the starting of the world cup. It is going to be a fascinating match when both the teams will fight against each other.