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Team Brazil trains for match against Belgium
Douglas Costa (C front) of the Brazilian national football team during a training session at Kazan's Central Stadium ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter-final match against Belgium which is to take place at Kazan Arena on July 6, 2018.
Sergei Bobylev—Sergei Bobylev/TASS

The quarter finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup start Friday — and the games for that day include the highly anticipated match between Belgium and Brazil, following Belgium's last-minute comeback during their game with Japan.

Brazil remains a favorite to win the 2018 World Cup — the team has reached the quarter finals of the soccer tournament for the last seven years in a row and only lost twice at this stage. But Belgium is also a top contender. Both teams had three of their players make the short list for the 2017 Ballon d'Or, the annual award for individual excellence in soccer.

The last time these two teams met during the World Cup was in 2002, during round 16 when Brazil won 2-0. However, now, Brazil will have to face them without Carlos Casemiro, who plays a key part of the team's defense, because of his one-game suspension after two yellow cards earlier in the World Cup tournament. He will be replaced by Fernando Luiz Roza, known as Fernandinho, but Belgium will likely take advantage of the change in the Brazil's dynamic and give the five-time World Cup champions a run for their money.

The winners of each of the four games of World Cup quarter finals will go on to compete in semi-final round starting Tuesday, June 10. But before we get ahead of ourselves, here's everything you need to know to all the was to watch the 2018 World Cup on TV or livestream, including Friday's showdown between Brazil and Belgium, for free.

What channel is the Brazil vs. Belgium game on?

The Brazil vs. Belgium game will be broadcast in English on Fox, and on Telemundo or NBC Universo with Spanish commentary. The game starts at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 6.

Here is the schedule for the two days of the 2018 World Cup quarter-final games.

World Cup Games Friday, July 6

  • France vs. Uruguay at 10 a.m. ET on Fox, Telemundo and NBC Universo
  • Brazil vs. Belgium 2 p.m. ET on Fox Telemundo, and NBC Universo

World Cup Games Saturday, July 7

  • Sweden vs. England at 10 a.m. ET on Fox, Telemundo and NBC Universo
  • Russia and Croatia at 2 p.m. ET on Fox, Telemundo and NBC Universo

In addition to these networks, the BBC will also be airing all of the World Cup games, and if you do not have BBC on regular cable, you can also stream the games on the BBC's website.

How to livestream the 2018 World Cup Brazil vs. Belgium game online for free

There are many places including free and paid streaming services that will allow you to watch the Brazil vs. Belgium game — as well as other 2018 World Cup games — on the go. For more information on how to watch the games, check out Money's previous guide on how to live stream the World Cup 2018.

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