The Brazilian midfielder picked up his second booking of the tournament in the win over Mexico and will now miss the match against Japan or Belgium. The USA vs. Ecuador live and direct: Friendly FIFA Date
Casemiro will miss Brazil's quarter-final at this World Cup against either Belgium or Japan after picking up another yellow card, during Brazil's 2-0 win over Mexico.
Casemiro key to Brazil's defensive set-up
The midfielder is a key part of Tite's defensive set-up, which has given away only six goals in 25 matches, and just one at this World Cup. Casemiro was booked for stopping a counter from Mexico, pulling back Lozano.
Casemiro will be replaced almost certainly by Manchester City's Fernandinho, who has played in every match so far of the tournament, and is a player Tite has a lot of faith in.