Brazil vs Belgium – Match Preview, Team News, Prediction, Line Up

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Brazil take on Belgium in the quarter finals of FIFA World Cup at the Kazan Arena, the encounter is expected to be one of biggest of the biggest in this World Cup. Brazil comfortably won their game against Mexico while Belgium overturned a 0-2 scoreline against Japan to win 3-2.

Brazil started the World Cup quite underwhelming with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland but have followed it up with three consecutive 2-0 victories. Their defence has managed to concede only a single goal despite several doubts especilly due to their age. Neymar was impressive in the last game scoring one and would be a big boost for Brazil.

Via FIFA

Belgiums last game against Japan showed their ability to overcome difficulties quickly nut also showed some loopholes in their system, despite having some of finest defenders in World Football they ended up conceding 2 goals against Japan who managed to break their lines by pressing their wing backs high.

One positive for Belgium has been their attack which has been amazing they have scored 12 goals in four games so far and the likes of Eden Hazard,Lukaku,Mertens and De Bruyne have been in fine form which is something for Brazil to worry about.

The clash will also see Eden Hazard and Neymar 2 of the finest players in world football lock horns against each other.

Team News

There are rumours that Gabriel Jesus is expected to be dropped for Firmino. Filipe Luis is expected to keep his place in the side ahead of Marcelo. For Belgium Chadli is expected to replace Carasco

Predicted Line-ups and Score-line

Brazil ( 4-3-3) Alisson; Fagnrer – Miranda -Silva – Luis; Paulinho – Casemiro -Coutinho ; Willian – Jesus – Neymar

Belgium (3-4-3) Courtois; Vertonghen- Kompany – Alderweireld ; Munier – Witsel – De Bruyne – Chadli ; Hazard – Lukaku – Mertens