Brazil could find no answer until a 76th-minute headed reply from Renato Augusto, with star man Neymar virtually anonymous other than three poor attempts to win a penalty, although referee Milorad Mazic
perhaps should have pointed to the spot when Vincent Kompany dived in on Gabriel Jesus.
Neymar wanted a penalty after falling as Fellaini challenged but Serbian referee Milorad Mazic
Brazil dominated the ball after the break but Belgium's defence kept them at bay, while Serbian referee Milorad Mazic
ignored some of the South Americans'antics in the area, trying to claim penalties.
THE LOWDOWN BRAZIL: Alisson, Fagner, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Filipe Luis, Fernandinho, Paulinho, Willian, Coutinho, Neymar, Jesus BELGIUM: Courtois, Vertonghen, Kompany, Alderweireld, Witsel, De Bruyne, Chadli, Meunier, Fellaini, Hazard, Lukaku REFEREE: Milorad Mazic
Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, though, made a fine saves from Coutinho and Serbian referee Milorad Mazic
waved away penalty appeals from Neymar and Gabriel Jesus.
The committee appointed Argentina's Nestor Pitana for Uruguay's game against France and Serbia's Milorad Mazic
for Brazil's game against Belgium.
The rest are from the European Football Association (UEFA), namely Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey), Bjorn Kuipers (The Netherlands), Antonio Mateu (Spain), Milorad Mazic
(Serbia), Gianluca Rocchi (Italy) and Damir Skomina (Slovenia).
"Senegal were denied a penalty in the first half of their decisive defeat, referee Milorad Mazic
initially pointing to the spot when Davinson Sanchez challenged Sadio Mane in the box.The official overturned his decision after consulting VAR, with Cisse unconvinced the right call was made over the incident.
Referee Milorad Mazic
speaks with Idrissa Gana Gueye
Serbian referee Milorad Mazic
initially deemed Tottenham centre-half Sanchez's challenge to have been a foul and pointed to the spot.
But the decision was overturned by ref Milorad Mazic
, with VAR showing the defender touched the ball but taking his man out.
Lozano initially failed to turn home a low cross and Mexico were awarded a penalty as Jang Hyun-soo was penalised for handball - referee Milorad Mazic
not needing to use VAR to point to the spot.