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Belgium defeat Brazil 2-1, through to World Cup semifinals


Five-time champion Brazil crashed out of the World Cup, losing 2-1 to Belgium in an enthralling quarterfinal, CNN reported.

Kevin De Bruyne's wonderstrike and a Fernandinho own goal saw Belgium take a commanding and deserved half-time lead.

Renato Augusto's header halved the deficit 15 minutes from time and set up a thrilling finale, but the Red Devils held firm to book a semifinal place against France.