Belgium eliminate Brazil with 2-1 victory to enter semis

Last Updated: Sat, Jul 07, 2018 15:36 hrs
Belgium vs Brazil - FIFA World Cup 2018 (AP photo)

Kazan (Russia): Belgium overcame five-time world champions Brazil 2-1 here on Friday to book their place in the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup only for the second time after a gap of 32 years.

Fernandinho's own goal in the 13th minute and Kevin De Bruyne's 31st-minute strike meant Belgium led 2-0 at the half-time. Renato Augusto (76th minute) revived Brazil's hopes but it was too late.