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

Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision

Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision


Luis Rubiales insists Spain’s shock World Cup exit was not down to Julen Lopetegui sacking, remains ‘convinced’ of decision

The Spain squad was left in shock by their defeat to Russia ( AFP/Getty Images ) Luis Rubiales – the man responsible for firing Julen Lopetegui – insists that the coach’s sacking did not negatively impact Spain’s World Cup campaign. Lopetegui was stunningly dismissed as Spain coach on the eve of the World Cup after Real Madrid had announced him as their