Brazil Loses 2×1 to Belgium, Crashing Out of 2018 World Cup

Belgium's stout defense, led by keeper Thibaut Courtois, came up big on Friday, July 6th, as the club held on for the 2-1 win, knocking tournament favorites Brazil out of the 2018 World Cup.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Five-time champions Brazil were aiming for their sixth World Cup championship but their 2018 campaign came to a disappointing end as Belgium stunned the Seleção out of the 2018 Russia World Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 victory on Friday, July 6th.

Brazil entered today's quarterfinals matchup as one of the clear favorites to hoist the 2018 Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?