Brazil Defender Danilo Ruled out for Remainder of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez applauds fans after the match

One took to Twitter to say: "Sad and annoyed, no tears from me but this hurts".

"Brazil know how to win World Cups, they've done it more than any other country so they've got that psychological barrier out of the way".

The Citizens will hope to welcome their defender back from Russian Federation in the hopes they can start preparing him for the beginning of the 2018-19 campaign, but it won't be until Brazil's World Cup involvement in Russian Federation is at an end. It is still hard for us to understand what happened and where we made a mistake.

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"I think Kevin De Bruyne's influence in our team has been a lot deeper, a little bit more earlier, allowing his team to have the influence that we have in the final third and being a real playmaker for us".

Belgium are considered underdogs against the five-time champions, who have purred through the tournament so far, but Lukaku says that does not mean they can play without the handbrake.

Lukaku has brought his United form with him to Russian Federation, scoring four goals in as many games so far and adding a further assist.

"I've already spoken about Neymar and I've been very specific about it, about what happened", Tite told reporters ahead of Friday's clash. If it becomes a match of individual performances we've got no chance. Not only has Belgium not won any of its games against South American teams in the knockout stages, it hasn't even managed to score a goal. "I think it will be the match of the tournament". Against Brazil, it will not be about ball possession, but what you do with it.

"It is a big occasion, you can not hide it, if you try and hide it you are a little bit of a stupid person", the Spanish coach said.

With Kompany still finding his feet after his latest period out through injury, Brazil's swarming attacks could prove productive against the ageing Belgian backline.