KAZAN: Brazil solidified to 3-1 top picks to win the World Cup for the 6th time after objectives from Neymar and Roberto Firmino anchored a 2-0 prevail upon Mexico and a place in the quarter-finals on Monday.
France, 4-3 champs over Argentina on Saturday, remained 7-2 risks in front of Belgium, who came in to 5-1 in the wake of reviving from two objectives down to beat Japan 3-2 on Monday and set up a last eight challenge against the Brazilians in Kazan.
Britain, who play their last 16 coordinate against Colombia on Tuesday, were retreat to 6-1 alongside Croatia, who required punishments to move beyond Denmark on Sunday.
Hosts Russia, who confront the Croats in the quarter-finals, stay long shots at 20-1 in spite of beating previous title holders Spain on punishments in the last 16.
Most recent chances to win the World Cup:
6-1 England, Croatia
20-1 Colombia, Russia