Belgium team members brush off Hazard's injury woes
Belgium fans will be relieved after the national team coach and players were in a relaxed mood when quizzed about Eden Hazard's injury situation. The stalwart limped off in the 70th minute in Belgium's final friendly match against Costa Rica, ahead of the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Belgium team skipper is one of the key players for the side.
Reactions show injury not that serious for 'strong' Hazard
Belgium star striker Romelu Lukaku, who scored a brace in his side's 4-1 win stated that Hazard is a tough guy and whenever he gets a knock, he recovers soon. Dries Mertens too stated that the Chelsea player is strong and will recover. Coach Roberto Martinez said that there is nothing to worry about as Hazard has a dead leg.
Hazard is main component of Belgium's attack
Eden Hazard is the main component of the attack in a three-man show upfront. There is a lot riding on Eden Hazard and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne as well. The Chelsea player could hold the ace for this Belgian side. He is extremely versatile and will look to feed Lukaku. His goal-scoring attributes signal a wave of optimism for Belgium.
Know all about Belgium in the FIFA WC
Belgium open their campaign against Panama on June 18 at 8:30 PM. They face Tunisia next on June 23, before the blockbuster Group G match against England on June 28. Their matches will be telecast live on Sony Ten Network.