The only goal of the match, which was held at La Cartuja Stadium in Spain's Seville, was scored by Belgian midfielder Thorgan Hazard in the 42nd minute.
In total, the Portuguese had 24 shots on goal, the Belgians just six. The Portuguese national team also surpassed their rivals in ball possession (56% to 44%), accuracy (87% versus 84%), and number of passes (642 versus 477).
For my family in Belgium…..Congrats! They managed to hold off Portugal, the defending champs! 🇧🇪 🇵🇹⚽️ pic.twitter.com/2oMTZTYkij— Christine Mayall (@ChristineMayall) June 27, 2021
Full time Belgium 1 Portugal 🇵🇹 out— KCEEROGGERS (@kceeroggers) June 27, 2021
Last minute highlights
Lukaku had a word for Cristiano Ronaldo... pic.twitter.com/IfWwnY1OMR
Celebration time for Belgium!— beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS_EN) June 27, 2021
Did the conditions in Seville and a tough group contribute to Portugal's downfall tonight?#beINEURO2020 #EURO2020 #BELPOR
Live Blog - https://t.co/e8d85RP8Y9 pic.twitter.com/t3NJNYXRuv
In the other game of the day, the Czech Republic defeated the Netherlands with a score of 2:0.
In the quarterfinals, Belgium will face Italy, while the Czech Republic are set to meet Denmark.