Belgium 3-2 Japan: Nacer Chadli breaks Samurai Blue hearts as Red Devils seal comeback win to set up Brazil clash

Belgium 3-2 Japan: Nacer Chadli breaks Samurai Blue hearts as Red Devils seal comeback win to set up Brazil clash


Belgium 3-2 Japan: Nacer Chadli breaks Samurai Blue hearts as Red Devils seal comeback win to set up Brazil clash

Nacer Chadli was Belgium hero with a last-minute winner to knock Japan out of the World Cup. Genki Haraguchi and Takashi Inui had put Japan in dreamland before Vertonghen and substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Chadli sealed a quarter-final date with Brazil. Belgium made a promising start, with both Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard testing Japan goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima as


World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics


World Cup: Croatia edge past Denmark despite Schmeichel’s heroics

Croatia needed penalties to make it through to the quarter-finals of the World Cup after fighting off a brave Denmark side in a tense encounter at Nizhny Novgorod. Ivan Rakitic’s well-placed penalty sparked wild celebrations in the Croatia camp after the game finished 1-1 after extra-time. Rakitic scored the decisive penalty to ensure Croatia march