Kompany: Belgium losing no sleep over Brazil

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"I think it's a game that when you are a little boy, you dream of being involved in a World Cup, facing Brazil in a quarterfinal", he said, "so from our point of view we can enjoy from the first second".

"People are focusing on Neymar, but if it was only Neymar, I'd be happy, but it's not only Neymar", Mourinho said on Russia Today after England's win.

"We are following all the news and hoping every second that you see daylight again", Klopp said.

"You have to accept that Brazil have finesse and they will break you down but we did not accept it".

The teams meet in Kazan on Friday evening with Brazil the favourites, despite the quality in a Belgian side captained by Hazard, who plays with Willian at Chelsea.

"I am more mature and have more experience than at the last World Cup, and the team is more consistent", insisted Willian, who appeared from the bench in the 7-1 semi-final humiliation against Germany in 2014.

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The Spaniard went on to urge his players to raise their game in their upcoming semi-final clash with France, who defeated Uruguay in the day's other quarter-final.

"Individually, Brazil are the strongest team in this World Cup", Kompany, who made the last of his global appearances as a substitute in the 1-0 win over England, told reporters. Neymar responded by saying: "They can talk all they want, especially since they are out of the tournament and we are still in it".

"We are going to look them in the eye". Ah, I see you're too scared to reply.

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said the stoppages caused by Neymar's antics stalled his team during their 2-0 last-16 loss to Brazil, claiming the Paris Saint-Germain forward's reaction to Miguel Layun stepping on his leg was a "shame for football".

Much of the focus surrounding Brazil's bid for a record-extending sixth world title has inevitably been on Neymar. All he needs is the goal and you've got the flawless centre forward performance'.

To be fair to his critics, though, what the midfield maestro has not been able to do in Russian Federation is dictate play in the last third of the pitch as he has done so successfully at club level for Manchester City. In Belgium, we usually think about defeat before playing.

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