Belgian staff at De Bruyne’s bedside
Jota misses the target! (58th)
Big opportunity for Portugal! Served by Ronaldo in the area, Diogo Jota achieves a great control-strike sequence. His shot goes just over the bar.
Double change for Portugal (55th)
Joao Felix and Bruno Fernandes replace Bernardo Silva and Joao Moutinho.
Belgium-Portugal 1-0 (53rd)
The Portuguese are playing very high and pushing to catch up on the scoreboard. There is more rhythm since the resumption.
Yellow card for Dalot (50th)
Spirits are tense on the lawn. The Portuguese side is warned for having retained Hazard.
First change for Belgium (48th)
It is Mertens who is launched in place of de Bruyne.
De Bruyne is going out on injury! (47th)
Hit in the left ankle following a tackle from Palhinha at the end of the first period, De Bruyne tried to recover, but the pain was too much.
Here we go again !
Portugal kick off the second half. There was no change during the break.
Belgium-Portugal 1-0 (MT)
One minute of additional time
Yellow card for Palhinha (45th)
The Portuguese midfielder is cautioned for a dangerous tackle on De Bruyne.
Belgium-Portugal 1-0 (44th)
Failing to be convincing in the game, the Belgians have been able to be effective. They lead against the course of the game.
THE BUUUUUUT OF BELGIUM!
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (41st)
Portugal get the first corner of the match, but it doesn’t work. The action was interrupted by a foul by Ruben Dias on Vermaelen.
Meunier’s strike! (38th)
First opportunity for Belgium! Meunier combines with De Bruyne and strikes from the outside of the right at the entrance to the box. His shot does not go far from the skylight.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (36th)
Portugal get another interesting free-kick, but Moutinho’s cross is well repelled by the Belgian defense.
Ronaldo and his teammates make a better impression
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (30th)
Vermaelen won with authority ahead of Ronaldo, who was wanted by Guerreiro at the entrance to the box.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (27th)
Portugal are in the process of taking control of the meeting, facing the feverish Belgians behind and rough with the ball.
Ronaldo’s free kick! (25th)
Great opportunity for Portugal! On an off-center free kick, Ronaldo tries his luck in force. Courtois quickly dives to the ground to repel this powerful shot.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (22nd)
Renato Sanches takes a bold long shot. It is clearly out of the frame.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (20th)
The two teams face off on a poor quality lawn. Which does not help them to set the pace.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (17th)
Moutinho misses his control and arrives behind Witsel. The two men struggle to get up, but they will be able to resume the game.
A record for Pepe
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (13th)
As usual, Meunier is moving very high in his right lane. The former Parisian has already centered on several occasions.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (10th)
Hazard leans on Lukaku and strikes first from the left, but his mid-range strike clearly flees the frame.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (8th)
The Belgians are hampered by the Portuguese pressing in the midfield and are struggling to combine in front.
Jota crosses too much! (5th)
The first opportunity is for Portugal! Renato Sanches hits full axis and shifts Diogo Jota, who crosses too much his shot from the left at the entrance to the area.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (4th)
Portugal is not decided to suffer and play low and tries to chain the passing sequences.
Belgium-Portugal 0-0 (2nd)
The Belgians are trying to settle in the Portuguese camp from these first minutes. De Bruyne is on the move.
Let’s go !
The kick-off is imminent
The two teams enter the lawn of the Olympic Stadium in Seville, in front of 16,000 spectators. Note that this shock will be led by German referee Felix Brych. Make way for national anthems.
The players finish their warm-up
A great first
The Portuguese composition: with Dalot and Palhinha
The eleven Portuguese: Patricio – Dalot, Dias, Pepe, Guerreiro – Moutinho, Palhinha, Sanches – Silva, Ronaldo (c), Jota.
The Belgian line-up: Hazard is a good start
The Belgian eleven: Courtois – Alderweireld, Vermaelen, Vertonghen – Meunier, Tielemans, Witsel, T. Hazard – De Bruyne, Lukaku, E. Hazard (c).
Who to face Italy?
Holding the title, five years after their coronation in France, Portugal will have a lot to do this evening, facing a very calm Belgium since the start of the competition. Note that the winner of this summit meeting will find Italy in the quarter-finals.
good evening everyone
Welcome to the LIVE of Belgium-Portugal, one of the shocks of the knockout stages of Euro 2020. Kick-off at 9pm.