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15:05

ON TO THE NEXT GAME
The second game of the day is also from Group H, so to see who could take the group's second spot in the Round of 16, #joinin with Korea Republic-Algeria now that the Global Stadium is open.

15:03

FULL TIME PHOTOS
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15:00

DID YOU KNOW?
Divock Origi 
becomes the first teenager to score a World Cup goal since Lionel Messi against Serbia in June 2006, and he is therefore also the youngest scorer at Brazil 2014 (beating Netherlands' 20-year-old Memphis Depay).

Player Statistics

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Forward
  • Total Goals scored1
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target2
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 0
  • Passes (complete)5 (4)
  • Passes Completion Rate80%
  • Tackles0
14:57
14:56
14:55
Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Russia
RussiaRUS

Statistics

Ball possession

52%
48%
13Fouls Committed9
7Attempts On Target6
11Shots13
1Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
14:55
14:53
E.HAZARD
BelgiumBEL
Midfielder

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED32TOTAL PASSES0GOALS FOR3SHOTS
14:50
The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME: Belgium are through to the Round of 16 after an attritional affair in Rio de Janeiro. The Red Devils always looked most likely to create clear-cut opportunities and it was Eden Hazard who found the required touch of magic just two minutes from time. His mazy run down the Belgian left teed up Divock Origi, who became the youngest Belgian World Cup scorer and the seventh-youngest in the tournament's history with his late winner. Russia are still in the competition, but their chances of progressing are slim at best.

14:50
90'+DE BRUYNE (Belgium) takes a corner kick.
14:49
90'+FELLAINI (Belgium) illegally handles the ball.
14:49
90'+AKINFEEV (Russia) blocks the shot.

CHANCE! Kompany wins the ball in the Belgian box and pokes forwards toward Hazard. The No10 excellently keeps the ball in and touches to Origi, who feeds it back to him. Hazard draws the Russian defence towards him and tees up Mirallas in space on the right of the Russian box, but the Everton man hits a tame effort straight at Akinfeev.

14:49
90'+MIRALLAS (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
14:48
90'+ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:47
90'DE BRUYNE (Belgium) takes a corner kick.
14:47

STAT ATTACK: 
Belgium 
have now scored three successive goals by substitutes at this World Cup, a feat already achieved by Switzerland.

14:46
90' KERZHAKOV (in) comes off the bench to replace SAMEDOV (out) (Russia)
14:45
89'FELLAINI (Belgium) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:44
88' ORIGI (Belgium) scores!!

GOAL! IT'S THE SUBSTITUTE ORIGI! Excellent work by Hazard down the left draws in the Russian defence before the No10 slides the ball to the 19-year-old. The Lille forward keeps his cool and sidefoots into the roof of the net from close range. Dramatic climax here in Rio.

14:43
86'DE BRUYNE (Belgium) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

Hazard works space for himself in the Russian box and tries to curl an effort at goal, which is deflected behind. From the resulting corner, Fellaini gets up, but the ball is worked out to De Bruyne who is offside.

14:43
86'DE BRUYNE (Belgium) swings in the corner.
14:42
86'E.HAZARD (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
14:42
86'IGNASHEVICH (Russia) blocks the shot.
14:42
86' (Russia) blocks the shot.
14:42
86'E.HAZARD (Belgium) is denied by the post.
14:42
86'E.HAZARD (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
14:42

OFF THE POST! The free kick is spotted up by Mirallas and he tries to deceive Akinfeev by hitting it low to the left of the wall. The Russian goalkeeper is wrongfooted and the ball beats him, but cannons back off the woodwork.

14:40
84'MIRALLAS (Belgium) free-kick hits the post.
14:40
83' DZAGOEV (in) comes off the bench to replace SHATOV (out) (Russia)
14:39
83'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) illegally handles the ball.
14:37
81'ESHCHENKO (Russia) sees an effort go off target.

JUST WIDE! Shatov receives the ball in the final third, gets his head up and looks wide. He sees Eschenko sprinting forwards on the Russian right and tees up the No22. The substitute's effort fizzes past Courtois' right-hand post.

14:37

LINE-UPS ARE IN
Here are the starting XIs for the second game of today from Group H:

14:36
79'ORIGI (Belgium) is ruled offside.
14:36

REAL-TIME STATISTICS

14:35
78'IGNASHEVICH (Russia) blocks the shot.
14:35
78'ORIGI (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
14:34

STAT ATTACK: 
Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois kept 20 clean sheets with Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga last season. Of all goalkeepers in Europe's top five leagues (Spain, England, Italy, France, Germany), only Roma's Morgan De Sanctis and Lille OSC's Vincent Enyeama kept more (both 21).

Player Statistics

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Goalkeeper
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 1
  • Passes (complete)12 (10)
  • Passes Completion Rate83.33%
  • Tackles0
14:33
77'ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) blocks the shot.
14:33
77'GLUSHAKOV (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
14:33
76'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) swings in the corner.
14:31

Man of the Match

Don't forget to vote for your man of the match - who's had the most impact today?

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14:31
75' MIRALLAS (in) comes off the bench to replace MERTENS (out) (Belgium)
14:31
74'GLUSHAKOV (Russia) sees an effort go off target.
14:30
73' ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) is yellow carded.
14:30
73'ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) commits a foul.
14:29
73'IGNASHEVICH (Russia) sees an effort go off target.
14:28
72'E.HAZARD (Belgium) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on SAMEDOV (Russia).
14:28
72'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) takes a corner kick.

Kombarov whips in a dangerous-looking corner, and Kokorin comes flying in. His headed effort deflects off a Belgian head and away for a second corner, which is cleared away by the towering Kompany.

14:28
71'KOKORIN (Russia) sees an effort go off target.
14:28
71'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) swings in the corner.
14:25
69'MERTENS (Belgium) is ruled offside.
14:23
66'KOMPANY (Belgium) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:22
65'FELLAINI (Belgium) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on D. KOMBAROV (Russia).
14:22
65'VAN BUYTEN (Belgium) blocks the shot.
14:22
65'FAYZULIN (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
14:22

The defender is withdrawn on his first World Cup start, with the Anzhi Makhachkala man taking his place.

Player Statistics

Russia
RussiaRUS
Defender
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 0
  • Passes (complete)22 (14)
  • Passes Completion Rate63.64%
  • Tackles0
14:21
65'SAMEDOV (Russia) takes a corner kick.
14:20
63'ORIGI (Belgium) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
14:19
62' ESHCHENKO (in) comes off the bench to replace KOZLOV (out) (Russia)
14:18
62'V. BEREZUTSKIY (Russia) blocks the shot.
14:18
62'E.HAZARD (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
14:14

The tall No9, who spent last season on loan at Everton from Chelsea, makes way for the 19-year-old for the second time this World Cup.

Player Statistics

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target1
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 0
  • Passes (complete)14 (7)
  • Passes Completion Rate50%
  • Tackles0
14:13
57' ORIGI (in) comes off the bench to replace LUKAKU (out) (Belgium)
14:11
54' WITSEL (Belgium) is booked by the referee.
14:11
54'WITSEL (Belgium) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:10
53'GLUSHAKOV (Russia) sees an effort go off target.
14:09
53'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) takes a corner kick.
14:07
51'LUKAKU (Belgium) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
14:05
49'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on WITSEL (Belgium).

The Belgium midfielder falls awkwardly following a tough challenge and receives treatment. He gingerly gets to his feet and walks off the pitch, rotating his right arm. He returns to the fray shortly afterwards.

14:02
46'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) commits a foul.
14:02
The second half kicks off.

Russia get us underway for the second period.

13:53
13:53

FIRST HALF PHOTOS
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13:46

Man of the Match

Voting is now open for your man of the match - who's caught your eye today?

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13:46
Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Russia
RussiaRUS

Statistics

Ball possession

53%
47%
6Fouls Committed5
2Attempts On Target4
5Shots6
0Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
13:46
The referee brings the first half to an end.

HALF TIME: It's been a fairly even first half, but Belgium are in the ascendancy thanks to some tricky wingplay by Dries Mertens. The Napoli winger has looked the most likely player from either side to make something happen. However, the half's best chance fell to Alexander Kokorin, who nodded wide from inside the six yard box.

13:45
45'+KOKORIN (Russia) illegally handles the ball.
13:44
45'WITSEL (Belgium) sees an effort go off target.
13:43
44'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) commits a foul.
13:43
44'KOKORIN (Russia) sees an effort go off target.

CHANCE! Glushakov gallops down the Russian left and curls a superb ball into the box. Kokorin darts between the two Belgian central defenders and is left with a wonderful opportunity to open the scoring. He nods wide, to the frustration of his teammates.

13:42
43'FAYZULIN (Russia) sees an effort go off target.

The corner is floated in by Samedov and cleared as far as the onrushing Faizulin, who hammers a volley at goal. He can't quite get over the ball enough though, and it flies over.

13:42
43'SAMEDOV (Russia) takes a corner kick.
13:41
42'FELLAINI (Belgium) is penalised after committing a foul.
13:40
41'KOZLOV (Russia) is penalised after committing a foul.
13:40
41'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) swings in the corner.
13:39
40'FELLAINI (Belgium) is ruled offside.
13:39

Kokorin runs at the Belgian defence, in the opposition half all by himself. Kompany defends excellently, sticking out a foot to stop the attack. The skipper then completes a Marseille roulette, before passing the ball into midfield.

13:38
39'IGNASHEVICH (Russia) blocks the shot.

The No9 finds space inside the Russian box and hits a snap shot towards goal, but it's well blocked and cleared.

13:38
39'LUKAKU (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
13:37
38' GLUSHAKOV (Russia) is booked by the referee.
13:37
38'GLUSHAKOV (Russia) is penalised after committing a foul.
13:37

De Bruyne plays a lofted ball in behind the Russian defence, finding Mertens. The winger, who's had an excellent half, cuts inside and fires a cross-cum-shot towards goal. Akinfeev parries with firm hands away from danger.

13:35
36'DE BRUYNE (Belgium) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on V. BEREZUTSKIY (Russia).
13:34
35'COURTOIS (Belgium) blocks the shot.
13:34
35'SHATOV (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
13:31

The Arsenal man, who appeared to suffer an injury to his knee after overstretching in the warm-up, is replaced by the Tottenham defender.

Player Statistics

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Defender
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 0
  • Passes (complete)14 (14)
  • Passes Completion Rate100%
  • Tackles0
13:30
31' VERTONGHEN (in) comes off the bench to replace VERMAELEN (out) (Belgium)
13:30
31'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) commits a foul.
13:29
30'COURTOIS (Belgium) blocks the shot.

Kanunnikov drifts in from the Russia left and isn't closed down by the Belgium defence. He hits a speculative effort from distance and Courtois is down to stop smartly.

13:29
30'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
13:28

Fellaini wins the ball in midfield and drives forwards, playing inside to Lukaku. In turn, the Chelsea man passes on to Mertens, who once again runs at the Russian defence. His lofted ball is too long though and Hazard is dispossessed.

13:26
27'VERMAELEN (Belgium) commits a foul.
13:24
25'MERTENS (Belgium) swings in the corner.
13:24

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13:21
22'MERTENS (Belgium) sees an effort go off target.

Mertens once again finds space on the Belgian right and runs at Kombarov. As the defender backtracks, Belgium's No14 lofts the ball towards goal, but it's well wide.

13:19
20'MERTENS (Belgium) sees an effort go off target.

The Napoli winger gets the ball out of his feet just inside the Russian half and runs at the opposition defence. He works the ball on to his favoured right foot and pings towards goal, but it skews wide.

13:19

DID YOU KNOW?
At their last World Cup encounter in 2002, Belgium won 3-2 in the group phase. Daniel Van Buyten was in the starting line-up for Belgium and Aleksandr Kerzhakov came on as a substitute. Marc Wilmots also played for Belgium in that match and scored the third goal.

Player Statistics

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Defender
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 0
  • Passes (complete)11 (10)
  • Passes Completion Rate90.91%
  • Tackles0
13:17
18'MERTENS (Belgium) illegally handles the ball.
13:13
14'LUKAKU (Belgium) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on IGNASHEVICH (Russia).
13:13

De Bruyne makes a superb break from his own half and leaves Russian midfielders and defenders trailing in his wake. He plays wide to Mertens who in turn fires a ball across the box, but it's cut out before Lukaku can pounce.

13:12
13'SHATOV (Russia) commits a foul.
13:12
13'D. KOMBAROV (Russia) swings in the corner.

The corner is swung in, but cleared away by the Red Devils.

13:11
12'COURTOIS (Belgium) blocks the shot.

Faizulin gets the ball out of his feet and hammers a shot at goal, the Chelsea man is equal to it and it's behind for a corner.

13:11
12'FAYZULIN (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
13:09
10'FELLAINI (Belgium) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

Vermaelen lofts a ball from the Belgian left, which the Manchester United man contests with Akinfeev, but the No8 is offside.

13:07
8'ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on KANUNNIKOV (Russia).
13:03
4'IGNASHEVICH (Russia) blocks the shot.
13:03
4'MERTENS (Belgium) sees his effort hit the target.
13:03

Samedov takes a kick to the head but his flick on sets up a Russian break. The white shirts stream forwards but Shatov is sent a little too wide. His cross is blocked and the attack breaks up.

13:01
2'ALDERWEIRELD (Belgium) blocks the shot.
13:01
2'KANUNNIKOV (Russia) sees his effort hit the target.
13:01
2'MERTENS (Belgium) takes a corner kick.
12:59
The match kicks off.

Belgium kick off in their traditional red kit to get us started in Rio.

12:58

LINE-UPS
The two sides have made a few changes from their opening games. Thomas VermaelenMarouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens all start for Belgium, with the latter earning their place after their goals against Algeria - Jan Vertonghen, Mousa Dembele and Nacer Chadli make way. For Russia, Alexey Kozlov and Maxim Kannunnikov start in place of Yury Zhirkov and Andrey Eschenko, who drop to the bench.

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Belgium
BelgiumBEL

1 COURTOIS, 2 ALDERWEIRELD, 3 VERMAELEN, 4 KOMPANY, 6 WITSEL, 7 DE BRUYNE, 8 FELLAINI, 9 LUKAKU, 10 E.HAZARD, 14 MERTENS, 15 VAN BUYTEN

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Russia
RussiaRUS

1 AKINFEEV, 2 KOZLOV, 4 IGNASHEVICH, 6 KANUNNIKOV, 8 GLUSHAKOV, 9 KOKORIN, 14 V. BEREZUTSKIY, 17 SHATOV, 19 SAMEDOV, 20 FAYZULIN, 23 D. KOMBAROV

12:55

Now it's Russia's turn, and the players smile as their anthem rings around the Maracana.

12:54

Belgium's national anthem, "The Brabanconne", is the first to play, and Les Diables Rouges are signing proudly alongside their supporters throughout the Maracana.

12:50

Your 11

These are the most-popular line-ups chosen by FIFA.com users.

Belgium
BelgiumBEL

1 Thibaut COURTOIS, 2 Toby ALDERWEIRELD, 3 Thomas VERMAELEN, 4 Vincent KOMPANY, 5 Jan VERTONGHEN, 6 Axel WITSEL, 7 Kevin DE BRUYNE, 8 Marouane FELLAINI, 9 Romelu LUKAKU, 10 Eden HAZARD, 11 Kevin MIRALLAS

Russia
RussiaRUS

1 Igor AKINFEEV, 4 Sergey IGNASHEVICH, 14 Vasily BEREZUTSKIY, 22 Andrey ESHCHENKO, 23 Dmitry KOMBAROV, 7 Igor DENISOV, 17 Oleg SHATOV, 18 Yury ZHIRKOV, 19 Alexander SAMEDOV, 20 Victor FAYZULIN, 9 Alexander KOKORIN

12:50

Belgium are lining up in the tunnel and Russia aren't too far behind as the two teams prepare to walk out to the Maracana pitch.

12:50

STAT ATTACK:
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots is his country’s all-time top scorer at the World Cup with five goals. The former midfielder’s last strike came against none other than Russia in a 3-2 win in 2002.

12:48

THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE
Today's referee is Germany's Felix Brych

12:46

SERGEY IGNASHEVICH
“The match, of course, will be very difficult and very important for us. And I don't doubt that we will give our all and I am confident will play better than in the match against (Korea Republic).”

12:40

Head-to-Head

Belgium
BelgiumBEL
Russia
RussiaRUS
.3Wins4.
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10Total Goals scored12
12:39

DISCOVER BELGIUM AND RUSSIA
Learn a little more about the countries involved in today's game: Belgium and Russia.

12:35

INSIDE THE DRESSING ROOMS

12:31

INJURY SCARE: 
The teams are out warming up and Thomas Vermaelen, named in the Belgian starting XI, stretches in a routine training exercise and crumples to the floor. The Belgium No3 looks in some discomfort, hobbles away and is assisted by the Red Devils' medical staff who attend to his knee. He stands and jogs gingerly back to join his teammates.

12:28

EDEN HAZARD
"This is all new for us, so taking one game at a time is all we can do. With Belgium, I think it's tough for anyone to make predictions. We have a good team, that's clear. We are talented and we are young. But this is our first experience of the World Cup and who knows how far we can go? We don't know and neither does anyone else."

12:24

BRAZUCA MEETS THE STARS
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12:20

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12:09

BOM DIA: 
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Belgium against Russia, from the iconic Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The Red Devils will be looking to build on their opening come-from-behind victory against Algeria, while the Russians will want to improve on their draw against Korea Republic in their first match. #Joinin on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and some of your tweets and comments could end up in this live blog!

12:06

LINE-UPS

11:39

Weather

Maracanã - Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho, Rio De Janeiro

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 24° CTemperature
  • 8 m/sWind
  • 73 %Humidity
11:39
Belgium
BelgiumBEL
  • 1COURTOIS (GK)
  • 2ALDERWEIRELD
  • 3VERMAELEN
  • 4KOMPANY (C)
  • 6WITSEL
  • 7DE BRUYNE
  • 8FELLAINI
  • 9LUKAKU
  • 10E.HAZARD
  • 14MERTENS
  • 15VAN BUYTEN
Russia
RussiaRUS
  • 1AKINFEEV (GK)
  • 2KOZLOV
  • 4IGNASHEVICH
  • 6KANUNNIKOV
  • 8GLUSHAKOV
  • 9KOKORIN
  • 14V. BEREZUTSKIY (C)
  • 17SHATOV
  • 19SAMEDOV
  • 20FAYZULIN
  • 23D. KOMBAROV