Belgium

Regragui tells Belgian-born Morocco players to stay focused

Morocco head coach Walid Regragui has warned the Belgian-born players in his squad to stay focused when they face Roberto Martinez's men in the World Cup on Sunday, saying they risk costly mistakes if they get emotional on a "special" occasion.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Morocco stun Belgium to claim long-awaited World Cup win

Substitutes Abdelhamid Sabiri and Zakaria Aboukhlal earned Morocco their first World Cup victory in 24 years as they upset a hugely disappointing Belgium side 2-0 in World Cup Group F on Sunday.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Regragui tells Belgian-born Morocco players to stay focused

Morocco head coach Walid Regragui has warned the Belgian-born players in his squad to stay focused when they face Roberto Martinez's men in the World Cup on Sunday, saying they risk costly mistakes if they get emotional on a "special" occasion.

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Lukaku eyes Belgium return after World Cup training session

Romelu Lukaku trained on Friday ahead of Belgium's World Cup match against Morocco after missing their tournament opener in Qatar with a thigh injury.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

Belgium 3-1 Canada: What’s your prediction?

Belgium’s aging "Golden Generation" will begin their final shot at World Cup glory against Canada on Wednesday, but do so without talismanic forward Romelu Lukaku, who has been central to their success in recent years.

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Lukaku out of first two WC games: Belgium source

Lukaku out of first two World Cup games: Belgium source Romelu Lukaku will not play for Belgium at the World Cup until at least their final Group F match against Croatia, a team source told AFP on Sunday.

November 19, 2022
November 19, 2022

World Cup warm-up defeat a wake up call for Belgium

Belgium’s defeat to Egypt in Friday’s World Cup warm-up international was a wakeup call before the tournament, said coach Roberto Martinez.

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Belgium beaten in final World Cup warm-up

Belgium were beaten 2-1 by Egypt in a friendly international on Friday in a sobering defeat that belied their status as one of the fancied teams for the World Cup in Qatar.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Hazard keen to prove doubters wrong in Qatar

Eden Hazard believes he has a lot to offer Belgium at the World Cup and is confident he can prove his detractors wrong as the midfielder ruled out an imminent departure from Real Madrid.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

Hazard warning as Belgium look to old hand in Qatar

Kevin De Bruyne’s mercurial talent is indisputable and Romelu Lukaku will be a powerful force up front, so the big question for Belgium heading to the World Cup in Qatar is whether they can get the best out of playmaker Eden Hazard.

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Belgium is hopeful Lukaku will be fit for World Cup

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says the absence of "irreplaceable" Romelu Lukaku from the World Cup would force his side to change the way they play, but the striker has not been ruled out of the tournament yet, team officials confirmed.