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Roberto Martinez’ side have an unassailable Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020 as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino over third-place Cyprus in Group I.

Belgium become first country to qualify for Euro 2020

Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020 as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino.
Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin de Bruyne out of Belgium Euro 2020 qualifiers squad

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was left out of Belgium’s squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a groin injury, coach Roberto Martinez announced on Friday.
Eden Hazard has been named in the Belgium squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against San Marino and Scotland.

Eden Hazard makes Belgium squad despite missing Real Madrid’s La Liga openers

Eden Hazard has been named in the Belgium squad for their upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against San Marino and Scotland.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino: We can put Tottenham with the best teams in the world

Mauricio Pochettino used to wince when his pressing game was compared with Jurgen Klopp’s but Tottenham and Liverpool share more than just a love of the chase in their recent fight to join Europe’s elite.
A television broadcast camera films as Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds the fans following the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on October 7, 2018. - Chelsea won the match 3-0. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP) /

Eden Hazard debunks rumoured move to Real Madrid, agrees with Maurizio Sarri’s football philosophy

Belgian star Eden Hazard has been persistently linked with a move to Spain’s European champions Real Madrid but he told The Times he is happy at Chelsea and agrees with manager Maurizio Sarri over his tactics.

Andre Villas-Boas: I regret snubbing PSG for Spurs

Andre Villas-Boas claims he rejected an approach from Paris Saint-Germain while manager of Tottenham, a move he claims he now regrets.
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani reacts at the end of the French L1 football match Monaco vs Paris Saint-Germain on November 11, 2018 at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco. (Photo by VALERY HACHE - AFP)

Edinson Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect Paris Saint-Germain leave Thierry Henry’s Monaco down and...

Thierry Henry's disastrous start as coach of Monaco continued on Sunday as Edinson Cavani's VAR-assisted hat-trick helped Paris Saint-Germain to an easy 4-0 win in the principality that saw them extend their perfect record in Ligue 1 this season.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry: Monaco must stay positive despite struggles

Thierry Henry's miserable start to management shows no sign of abating but he is urging his injury-hit Monaco side to remain positive despite being thrashed by Paris Saint-Germain.
Thierry Henry gives a press conference as new coach of the club of the Principality of Monaco, in Monaco, on October 17, 2018. (Photo by Valery HACHE - AFP)

Henry hoping for a break in Champions League bow with Monaco

One newspaper headline described Thierry Henry as "cursed" in the wake of his managerial bow with Monaco, and the France great will be desperate to put that behind him in Wednesday's Champions League encounter with Club Brugge.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku was back among the goals as his brace for Belgium secured a 2-1 win over Switzerland on Friday to put the Red Devils top of their Uefa Nations League group.

Romelu Lukaku double lifts mood in Belgium

Romelu Lukaku scored twice to earn Belgium a 2-1 victory over Switzerland in the Nations League on Friday, lifting the mood in the country after a week marred by match-fixing allegations.
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez looks to freshen up Belgian squad

Belgium have handed Club Bruges defender Brandon Mecehel a first call-up and recalled three others as coach.
Ahmed Musa of Super Eagles

World Cup: Ahmed Musa gets nomination for Goal of the Tournament

Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa, who was arguably Nigeria’s best player at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Tournament Award by FIFA.
Belgium players pose for a photo after receiving their third place medals - Getty Images

Belgium squad handed hero’s welcome on World Cup return

Belgium’s soccer team received a hero’s welcome in Brussels on Sunday, after achieving their best-ever World Cup result in Russia.
Belgium's Thomas Meunier. Fatih Aktas-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images

Belgium equal World Cup record as they clinch third place over England

The World Cup third place play-off may be little more than a sideshow ahead of the main event, but it allowed Belgium to equal a tournament record as they downed England once more.
Belgium's Thomas Meunier. Fatih Aktas-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images

Belgium claim third place in World Cup with victory over England

Thomas Meunier scored in the opening minutes and Eden Hazard added a goal late as Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the World Cup's third-place game in St. Petersburg.
Samuel Umtiti

France beat Belgium reach World Cup final

France will play in the World Cup final for the first time since 2006 after beating Belgium 1-0 thanks to a goal from Samuel Umtiti in St Petersburg on Tuesday evening.
(L to R) Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld, Belgium's defender Thomas Meunier, Belgium's midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium's defender Dedryck Boyata, Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Belgium's forward Eden Hazard listen to their national anthem during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Belgium and Panama at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 18, 2018. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

What Belgium should worry about playing against France

The World Cup semi-final fixture between France and Belgium is a more tantalising one, as it is an all-European affair. But, be that as it may, the Belgian team who are having a dream world cup campaign absolutely have a lot to worry about their French opponent.
Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez strikes right balance for Belgium’s ‘golden generation’

Roberto Martinez has emphatically silenced those who doubted whether he was the right man to lead Belgium’s “golden generation” in their bid for World Cup glory following his struggles with Premier League club Everton.

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