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World Cup Gamethread: Belgium vs Japan

It’s the second match of the day: after Brazil has knocked out Mexico, Japan will give it their all to upset a heavily favored Belgium.

Japan v Poland: Group H - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia
A fan with a fan from Japan.
Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images

Brazil vs Mexico

To date, this World Cup has been a boon for Paris Saint-Germain players. Will Neymar be the next star? Brazil will be the favorites against Mexico, but you shouldn’t count out the Mexicans. Both teams have blazing speed, so the counterattacks in this match should be something special to behold.

Location: Cosmos Arena, Samara, Russia

Time: 6:00 pm local time, 10:00 am EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

Belgium vs Japan

If the group stage of this competition is anything to go by, Belgium should make easy work in this one. Romelu Lukaku missed out in Belgium’s win over England, but he should be ready to rock and roll against Japan. Japan backed their way into the Round of 16, and it’ll be interesting to see the tactic they try to counter Belgium’s high flying attack

Location: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Time: 9:00 pm local time, 2:00 pm EST

TV/Streaming: Telemundo Deportes En Vivo or find your country

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