Belgium failed to deliver the goods against France, but Croatia’s historic victory against England gives hope to the ‘Golden Generation’ moniker, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Kevin De Bruyne’s World Cup performances are worthy of greater praise, according to Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez.
Roberto Martinez lauded Belgium star Eden Hazard as a player who makes football ‘a beautiful sport’ and applauded his influence as captain.
Roberto Martinez has given Brazil a huge indication as to how Belgium will approach their World Cup quarter-final on Friday, acknowledging a need for ‘power’ which could result in Marouane Fellaini starting.
Belgium survived Japan’s sucker punch and reminded themselves of what they are capable of ahead of a showdown with Brazil at the World Cup.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says all of his players are desperate to be on the pitch ahead of the World Cup round-of-16 clash with Japan in Rostov-on-Don.
Roberto Martinez is enjoying Belgium’s ‘boring’ tag and insists Romelu Lukaku is not hell-bent on winning the Golden Boot at the World Cup.
Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez believes Spain could come back stronger following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui.
Roberto Martinez declared Belgium ‘ready for the World Cup’ after they wrapped up their preparations for Russia with a 4-1 victory over Costa Rica.
Eden Hazard thinks the club form of Belgium’s key players means the time has come for Roberto Martinez’s men to match expectations.