What Fifa World Cup games can I watch today? Neymar’s Brazil face Mexico and Eden Hazard’s Belgium take on Japan
Tite’s side will be feeling that this is their year as the big sides drop out but that adds expectation while Belgian’s Red Devils look to impress
The big name teams are falling as fast as their star players in these first knockout games.
No more Messi, Ronaldo or Spain.
Can Neymar end the run of superstars crashing out or will Mexico triumph when they meet?
The pressure is undoubtedly on Brazil, more so now as the field opens up for Tite’s side to take a tilt at another title.
Going out at this stage would be on some level as bad as the thrashing they took from Germany in the semi-finals four years ago.
Brazil are the favourites with the bookmakers, who are offering $1.5 for the win. Mexico are $8.5 and the draw at 90 minutes is $4.5.
The game kicks off at 10pm from the Samara Arena and it is live on the Now TV World Cup channels (618 and 619).
The late game brings us another opportunity for an upset when pre-tournament favourites Belgium take on Japan, the only Asian team to qualify for the knockouts.
Belgium are expected to win ($1.4) with Japan an outside bet at $11 to win and the draw at the end of normal time at $5.
Kick-off in the Rostov Arena is 2am and the action is only on the Now TV World Cup channels.