At a World Cup rocked repeatedly by the fall of giants, Brazil and Belgium have managed to hold firm in the maelstrom and will meet in a blockbuster quarterfinal in Kazan on Friday. Most pre-tournament modelling has been put through the shredder by the eliminations of traditional heavyweights like Germany and Spain. However, the clash […]
When Gareth Southgate’s England World Cup squad was announced, plenty of observers wondered how the team would be able to compensate for the absence of a genuine creative midfielder.
Roberto Martinez believes his Belgium side are as ready as they’ll ever be to face one of the toughest challenges in football – a World Cup knockout match against mighty Brazil.
Brazil coach Tite has defended Neymar from criticism over his histrionics on the pitch and said he was just happy to have the team’s talisman playing “at his best” ahead of Friday’s quarter-final against Belgium.
At a World Cup rocked repeatedly by the fall of giants, Brazil and Belgium have managed to hold firm in the maelstrom and will meet in a blockbuster quarter-final in Kazan on Friday.