Samba wave faded away the Mexican wave on their knock-out round match on Monday in this year’s edition of the FIFA Cup 2018. Neymar and Firmino magic play defeated Mexico by 2-0 goal in the round of 16 clashes in Russia.
After yesterday’s defeat, Mexico exited from the round of 16 for the seventh successive World cup. Neymar and Firmino scored one goal each in the second half to take Brazil through to the quarter finals.
However, the first half went goal-less, in the 51st minute of second half Neymar scored the first goal and gave a one goal lead to Celekao. The second goal was scored by substitute Firmino from a gentle touch of Neymar junior. The Mexican gave up their World Cup 2018 dream.
At another midnight thriller at Rostov, Japan exited from Russia World Cup 2018 after being defeated by Belgium.
Simply luck and a great come back of red devils went against the Japanese qualification. Though they were lead by two goals but coming from behind Belgium Scored 3 and put themselves in the quarter finals.
In last 8, they have to now play with 5-time champions Brazil.
At Rustov the full 90 minutes of the game was breath taking. In the 47th minute Haraguchi scored 1st goal for Japan. Then his team mate Takashi Inui lead his team by 2-0 score. But this lead could not last long; Belgium made 2 substitutions on the 65th minute, after this change at 69, 74 and 90+4 minutes Belgium scored back to back 3 goals.
Belgium’s Vertonghen, Fellini and Chadli scored each goal for their country. Experts said this result is completely bad luck for Japan, which has happened only for lack of experience.
They, the experts, also commented that they do not have players like Lukaku, Hazard and Felini, who have more international game experience. Only Honda and their Goal-keeper were could compete with the Belgium stars’. This is the main factor for the loss, added experts.
But at Sochi, in the match between Brazil and Mexico pure skill and speed was on show. It looks like Brazil is gearing up for next round already. But at the next round Brazil play Belgium and they will have to do their homework well if they wish to defeat this Belgium side.