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Belgium Break Japan Hearts With Dramatic Comeback Win

Belgium Break Japan Hearts With Dramatic Comeback Win

Nacir Chadli scored in additional time for Belgium who came from two goals down to beat Japan 3-2 in Monday’s round of 16 clash in Kazan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Goals from Genki Haraguchi and Takashi Inui gave Japan a two-goal lead in the first 13 minutes of the second half.

Jan Vertonghen pulled one back for Belgium in the 69th minute before Marouane Felliani drew them level with a header in the 74th minute

Chadli finished off a swift counter attack to send the Red Devils through to the quarter-finals.

After a goalless draw, Haraguchi gave Japan the lead before Takashi Inui scored the second goal of the encounter.

Inui beat off an offside track off a pass from Shinji Kagawa.

Vertonghen headed in a goal in the 69th minute before Fellaini header drew The Red Devils level with a header.

Chadli finished off a swift counter to seal the win for Belgium.

Belgium will face Brazil who beat Mexico 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the competition.

COMMENTS

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  • These are the men that take their destiny in their own hands, not waiting for luck or the referee

    Good job Belgium, gallant loss Japan.
    The pretender are leaving one by one and the contenders are emerging.