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Moroccan-Belgians Fellaini and Chadli took Belgium up to the Quarterfinals.

Casablanca, (ADV) – Seen by many as a strong contender for this year’s title at the Russia Fifa World Cup, Belgium was shaken by Japan for sixty minutes. Close to elimination, Belgium’s players were quick to respond to their opponent. In the 69th minute, Jan Vertonghen opened the Belgians’ scoring.

With new momentum, the Belgian football players were unstoppable. MarouaneFellaini, who entered the field in the 65th minute, made an equalizer goal in the 74th minute.

NacerChadli, also of Moroccan origin, made the game’s final goal in the 94th minute, a spectacular ending that allows Belgium to move on in the competition.

“When I go to the field, I try to make a difference, to bring something more. I tried today, I brought it. I’m happy for the group,” said MarouaneFellaini.

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