A Fernandinho own goal and Kevin De Bruyne’s superb first-half strike sealed a deserved 2-1 win on Friday night and will now play 1998 winners France on Tuesday night.
Unsurprisingly, Belgian fans were thrilled with the result with some even admitting they didn’t expect to beat Brazil.
Watch what the Belgian supporters said below:
England’s World Cup quarter-final opponents Sweden had a surprise early wake-up call when a fire alarm went off at their luxury hotel early in the morning.
Hours before the Scandinavian side faced their biggest game since 1994, they were forced to evacuate their rooms at the five-star Lotte Hotel, in central Samara, at around 8am.
One England fan, who is staying at the hotel and asked not to be named, said he saw the players standing outside the along with football fans.
The Swedish stars, including midfielder Seb Larsson, were said to be looking tired in the lobby after the false alarm.
England fan Terry Comitti, from Romford, Essex, told the Daily Mail: “They were not happy and that wouldn’t be a surprise when they were supposed to be getting their beauty sleep before what is probably the biggest game of their lives.”
Hours after the incident, a member of hotel staff, who did not want to be named, said: “Everything is OK, the guests are safely in their rooms or the lobby.”
Sweden players were turfed out of bed early this morning after fire alarm at their five-star hotel https://t.co/UdphmDg4uT
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) July 7, 2018
While England have had an impressive tournament to get to this point, Sweden have been no slouches themselves as they topped Group F before topping Switzerland in the last 16.
Heading into the match-up on Saturday, Stones wants England to take their opposition seriously.
“They wouldn’t be where they are without quality and without having that hunger to get where they are. That sounds like a good team to me,” Stones said.
See Stones’ full comments in the video below.