Jul 4, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza
Brazil
2-1
Colombia
Silva (7'), Luiz (68')
Silva (64'), Cesar (78')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Rodriguez (80' pen.)
Rodrgiuez (67'), Yepes (72')

Brazil appeal Thiago Silva suspension

Brazil lodge an appeal to overturn Thiago Silva's second yellow card of the World Cup which has ruled him out of Tuesday's semi-final.

Brazil have lodged an appeal against the yellow card handed to captain Thiago Silva in Friday night's quarter-final victory against Colombia.

The 29-year-old defender received his second booking of the tournament, meaning that he is automatically suspended for the Selecao's meeting with Germany in the semi-finals.

A FIFA spokesman said in a short statement: "I can confirm we have received an appeal from the CBF and this is being analysed."

All existing yellow cards have now been wiped clean, meaning that only those handed a straight-red card will be suspended should their side reach the final.

Brazil's forward Neymar is carried on a stretcher after he was injured following a tackle during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
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