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Overview

Match summary

Hosts beat Colombia, set up Germany semi

Goals from Thiago Silva and David Luiz, the latter a brilliant free-kick, have taken Brazil through to the last four - and a Belo Horizonte showdown with Germany - with a 2-1 victory over Colombia.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"Colombia have had a great World Cup and have played some really good football. Today we really went for it, though, and played the kind of football everyone likes watching, with a lot of intensity and going for goal the whole time," David Luiz, Brazil centre-half.

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MatchCast

18:54
The final whistle sounds.
18:54
90'+C. ZAPATA (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:53
90'+RAMOS (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
18:53
90'+HERNANES (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:52
90'+FRED (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:51
90'+RAMOS (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
18:51
90'+JAMES (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:48
90'JAMES (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MARCELO (Brazil).
18:48
89'HENRIQUE (Brazil) blocks the shot.
18:48
89'BACCA (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
18:47
88' HENRIQUE (in) comes off the bench to replace NEYMAR JR (out) (Brazil)
18:45
87'QUINTERO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:45
86'QUINTERO (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:45
86' HERNANES (in) comes off the bench to replace PAULINHO (out) (Brazil)
18:43
85'P. ARMERO (Colombia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

Man of the Match

Defender

Line-ups

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
(GK)
(GK)
(C)Misses next match if booked
(C)
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
7
Misses next match if booked 83'
9
70'
86'
10
9
80'
Misses next match if booked 88'
13
Misses next match if booked
11
14
46' HT
23
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
12
(GK)
22
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
13
88'
Misses next match if booked 83'
Not eligible to play
17
70'
86'
19
46' HT
80'
21
Misses next match if booked
23
CoachCoach
Luiz Felipe SCOLARI (BRA)Jose PEKERMAN (ARG)

Match Facts

Fortaleza

Although it was officially founded as a village in 1726, and would only become the capital of Ceará in 1799, Fortaleza (Portuguese for ‘fortress') owes its name to the period between 1637 to 1654, when it was controlled by the Dutch, who built the Schoonenborch Fort.

Estadio Castelao

  • Stadium nameEstadio Castelao
  • CityFortaleza
  • Year constructed1973
  • Overall capacity60342

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 51 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Carlos VELASCO CARBALLO
    Spain
    SpainESP
  • Assistant Referee 1: Roberto ALONSO FERNANDEZ (ESP)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan CARLOS YUSTE JIMENEZ (ESP)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)