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Summary

Brazil outlast valiant Russia

A Daniel hat-trick helped Brazil see off a stern challenge from Russia to win 6-4 and move into the semi-finals, where they will take on Portugal.

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Line-up

1
1
7
4
8
7
10
8
11
9

Substitute(s)

12
12
2
2
3
3
4
5
5
6
6
10
9
11

Coaches

Alexandre SOARES (BRA)
(RUS) Nicolay PISAREV

Officials

Referee: PALHIES Sylvain (FRA)Second referee: POLITO Fabio (ITA)Third referee: OGUNMUYIWA Jelili (NGA)Timekeeper: CHAVARRIA Erick (CRC)

Statistics

44Shots39
7Corner kicks5
0Overheads2
0Yellow cards1
1Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • Brazil's Daniel competes against Russia's Egor Shaykov during their quart final at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's Buru is shown a red card during the quarter final against Russia at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's Buru celebrates after beating Russia in their quarter final at Marseille 2008
  • Cheerleaders dance during Brazil vs Russia quarter final at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil celebrates after beating Russia in their quarter final at Marseille 2008
  • Brazil's Buru and Junior Negao celebrates after beating Russia in their quarter final at Marseille 2008

"We had to dig deep against an excellent Russia team, one of the best sides in Europe, but we never had any doubts whatsoever," Bruno, Brazil player

"I don't feel we played a bad game, far from it. We really stuck to our task and once again proved we've got what it takes to beat Brazil. We'll do better next time," Egor Shaykov, Russia player