Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld sets sights on victory against England

Roberto Martínez admits Romelu Lukaku suffered ligament damage in win

Roberto Martínez admits Romelu Lukaku suffered ligament damage in win

He scored twice in Belgium's 3-0 opening Group G game against Panama and needed just 45 minutes against Tunisia to score another double.

"Belgium have put a marker down here - without a doubt", said Shearer. It wouldn't be a stretch do declare them as the most risky front-two in the world when on song.

Martinez took over in August 2016, after Belgium reached the quarter-finals at both the World Cup of 2014 and Euro 2016.

"There were some moments (against Tunisia) that were not so good so we will try and improve that in the next couple of games".

Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld echoed that sentiment.

"You're not going to see a team sitting back and allowing the opposition to play".

A polyglot known for waffles, chocolate and beer, the nation of 11 million hopes for soccer to join the national identity, boosted by a golden generation that includes Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bryune. "They have a very young talented squad".

Against England, it hardly made any attacking effort once it equalized, but to stay in contention Tunisia will need to end a 12-match winless streak at the World Cup finals, stretching back 40 years.

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It could go right down to the wire before we find out who will join Croatia in the Round of 16 from a very competitive Group D. While Volgograd, venue of Friday's match with Iceland, was just what the doctor prescribed for Nigeria , St.

It's not just Belgium's starting XI who have impressed.

"The reason we spent the biggest amount of money for Everton was because we saw the outstanding quality of his finishing, not because he was the finished article, not because he was a player who could give you something other than scoring goals".

Before giving his squad a day off after Saturday's 5-2 Group G win over Tunisia, the Spaniard waved away talk of supplanting stuttering favourites like Germany or Brazil and acknowledged defensive lapses will have to be tightened against England on Friday morning (Singapore time).

Substitute Batshuayi missed a hat-trick of fantastic chances within five minutes before finally finding the target in the 90th with a good finish.

So if Martinez does make a host of changes on Thursday night, it may not matter too much.

Quoted by Belgian Red Devils on Twitter, he said: "Before the World Cup, in the Spurs dressing room, we spoke a lot about the game against England".

"For our country, that would be a very hard mindset to have", Southgate said of the possibility of taking it easy.

Training is conducted in English under Spanish coach Roberto Martinez, who spent a decade managing in England.

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