sport news It's time for Neymar to now step up to the plate now that Cristiano Ronaldo and ...

Andres Iniesta announced his retirement from international football after Spain were dumped out of the World Cup on penalties by host nation Russia.

Croatia also booked their place in the quarter-finals with a peanlty shootout victory over Denmark on Sunday evening. Just a handful of fixtures remain in the round of 16 as Brazil take on Mexico and Belgium face off against Japan on Monday afternoon.  

Here, Sportsmail's CHRIS SUTTON gives his verdict ahead of the round of 16 fixtures at the World Cup in Russia. 

It's time for Neymar to step up to the plate now that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are out

It's time for Neymar to step up to the plate now that Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are out

Brazil vs Mexico

3pm in Samara on Monday

The way results have panned out in Russia... Germany out, Spain out... Brazil will now want to put their foot down against a Mexico team who are very beatable. 

They lost 3-0 to Sweden so there are some cracks there. With Cristiano Ronaldo and

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