Belgium booked a last eight berth to face the Selecao with a last-gasp 3-2 win over Japan in Rostov-on-Don on Monday when Nacer Chadli scored the 94th-minute victor as the Red Devils came from 2-0 down.
Japan's Takashi Inui, left, is pumped up after netting the equaliser against Senegal.
The team, which included Leicester City attacker Shinji Okazaki, were in tears on Monday night after they lost to Belgium 3-2 in the 94th minute of the knock-out game. Only a day earlier, he was rhetorically asking how he would attack a team like Belgium, citing its third place in the world's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking and Japan's place 58 places down the list at 61.
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Both players were ejected along with 11 other players. " Luc Longley might have just saved Chris Goulding's life", he tweeted. Nine Philippines players and four Australians were given their marching orders. "Hours later and my blood is still boiling".
Japan might have exited the World Cup but they have definitely left a lasting impression at the tournament.
"We don't talk about that to our players".
The fans, in return, showered the side with cheers after a magical tournament run, which saw them defeat Colombia and draw with Senegal.
Still, it was a triumph of sorts for a team that had been fairly uninspiring during Asian qualifying. "I think it shows that Japan are really competitive and try to do whatever it takes to win", he said. "We need to play together, give everything and see what happens".
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With football powers dropping out of the World Cup left and right, Monday's knockout matches in Russian Federation were about passing tests. Halilhodzic had tried to turn a Japanese team with a fluid passing tradition into a counterattacking unit.
Many fans at a public screening held their heads in their hands as Japan's campaign came screeching to a halt. FREE to play & next 4 match predictions are available now! Nishino encouraged his players to express themselves without fear of failure.
He kept his word against Belgium.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were the leading attractions at the World Cup, but now that they have been sent packing, Belgian Eden Hazard believes it might be his time to shine on the biggest stage. This year was only the second time in history that the team made it through the group stages to the final sixteen. "When the goal was conceded, I blamed myself, and I question my tactics".
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"We were so excited when Japan took the lead".