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Team News: Belgium make two changes for Brazil World Cup clash

Team News: Belgium make two changes for Brazil game
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Belgium boss Roberto Martinez makes two changes for his side's World Cup quarter-final with Brazil.

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has made two changes for his side's World Cup quarter-final with Brazil.

The Red Devils needed to overturn a two-goal deficit to defeat Japan in the last 16, and Martinez has decided to reward the duo who made an impact off the bench.

Both Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli have been brought into the starting lineup, with Yannick Carrasco and Dries Mertens the pair to miss out.

Belgium could retain their 3-4-3 formation, with Fellaini coming into the centre of midfield, Chadli playing at left wing-back and Kevin De Bruyne moving further forward.

Brazil coach Tite has also made two alterations, with Fernandinho being brought into midfield to replace the suspended Casemiro.

There is also an alteration at left-back, with Marcelo getting the nod over Filipe Luis having recovered from a back problem.

Gabriel Jesus keeps his spot in attack alongside Willian and Neymar, with Roberto Firmino having to make do with a place among the replacements.

Brazil: Allison; Fagner, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Marcelo; Fernandinho, Paulinho, Coutinho; Willian, Neymar, Gabriel Jesus

Belgium: Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Vertonghen; Meunier, Witsel, Fellaini, Chadli; De Bruyne, Hazard, Lukaku

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