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Belgium: De Bruyne and Hazard stretch legs for Saudi Arabia clash03:00

Belgium: De Bruyne and Hazard stretch legs for Saudi Arabia clash

Belgium, Tubize
March 27, 2018 at 09:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Belgian national football team held an open training at their football centre in Tubize on Monday, one day ahead of their friendly game against Saudi Arabia.

Speaking to the press, Belgian captain Eden Hazard said that their goal is "to go to the final" and that "four years ago was the first World Cup for almost all the players in the national team," but now they have the experience to really pose a threat.

In reference to Belgium’s first game for the World Cup with Panama, he said that for him "the first game is always important" and that one day before the match they will know everything they have to about Panama.

The team’s coach Roberto Martinez said that the World Cup does not respect talent but "winning teams" and working hard.

Belgium is playing a friendly game against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, before heading to Russia where they will face the England, Panama and Tunisia in Group G.

With stars such as Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Hazard in their team, as well as World Cup winner Thierry Henry in the coaching staff, Belgium will be favourites along with England to progress.

Belgium: De Bruyne and Hazard stretch legs for Saudi Arabia clash03:00
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The Belgian national football team held an open training at their football centre in Tubize on Monday, one day ahead of their friendly game against Saudi Arabia.

Speaking to the press, Belgian captain Eden Hazard said that their goal is "to go to the final" and that "four years ago was the first World Cup for almost all the players in the national team," but now they have the experience to really pose a threat.

In reference to Belgium’s first game for the World Cup with Panama, he said that for him "the first game is always important" and that one day before the match they will know everything they have to about Panama.

The team’s coach Roberto Martinez said that the World Cup does not respect talent but "winning teams" and working hard.

Belgium is playing a friendly game against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, before heading to Russia where they will face the England, Panama and Tunisia in Group G.

With stars such as Romelu Lukaku, Kevin De Bruyne and Hazard in their team, as well as World Cup winner Thierry Henry in the coaching staff, Belgium will be favourites along with England to progress.

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