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A superbly taken goal from Chelsea star Eden Hazard ensured there were no slip-ups as Belgium saw off FYR Macedonia by the most slender of margins with a deserved 1-0 win in which they again failed to hit the heights expected of them by so many. Marc Wilmots made two changes from the win in… Read More Belgium 1 – 0 FYR Macedonia: Eden Hazard is the difference
Belgium’s under-21 side got their Euro 2015 qualifying campaign off to the perfect start with a 2-0 win over Cyprus in Leuven last night. An early strike from Paul-Jose Mpoku and a Maxime Lestienne penalty were enough to seal the three points in front of a healthy crowd of almost 40000 at Den Dreef, home… Read More Belgium u21 2-0 Cyprus u21: Pre-match difficulties overcome in professional performance
Here’s what some of the victorious Rode Duivels / Diables Rouges had to say in the aftermath of Belgium’s 0-2 win in Skopje while speaking to VRT, RTBF and in the post-game press conference: Marc Wilmots “We knew that it would be difficult with a Macedonian team who weren’t going to take the game to… Read More Belgian reaction to the 0-2 win against FYR Macedonia
Belgium moved back to the top of World Cup Qualifying Group A on goal difference after an important 0-2 away win in Skopje against FYR Macedonia. Having overcome a shaky start, goals from Kevin De Bruyne and an Eden Hazard penalty made it four wins from five qualifiers and three clean sheets away from home.… Read More FYR Macedonia 0-2 Belgium: De Bruyne and Courtois star in important away win
This World Cup qualification campaign has thus far seen Belgium overcome some traditionally insurmountable hurdles, in recent times at least. Christian Benteke has emerged as a formidable presence upfront who can find the net and still dovetail with the plethora of talented midfielders. Furthermore, the impressive 0-3 away victory against Serbia in Belgrade showed an… Read More FYR Macedonia – Belgium preview: It’s Eden Hazard’s time – so he says himself!
The Pro League have revealed the fixture list for the upcoming play-offs, which get underway on Saturday 30 March with Zulte Waregem hosting Lokeren. League leaders Anderlecht start and finish the ten game sprint at the Constant Vanden Stock while Standard Liège’s trip to Club Brugge is perhaps the most enticing opening match on April… Read More Pro League play-offs calendar revealed: Anderlecht begin against Genk, Standard go to Club Brugge
Results Beerschot 3-1 Cercle Brugge Charleroi 3-0 Waasland-Beveren Club Brugge 3-0 Lierse KAA Gent 1-1 Anderlecht KV Mechelen 2-3 Zulte Waregem Kortrijk 0-0 OH Leuven Mons 1-5 Racing Genk Standard Liège 0-2 Lokeren As the Formula One season began this weekend, the chequered flag come down on the regular season of the Jupiler Pro League.… Read More Jupiler Pro League Round 30: Zulte Waregem close the gap again, Standard lose limply to Lokeren
Pacovski highlights the danger of Hazard ahead of Belgium – FYR Macedonia. FYR Macedonia and KV Mechelen goalkeeper Tome Pacovski has said that Eden Hazard is the player he fears the most ahead of this month’s World Cup qualifiers with Belgium. “Hazard is the most dangerous player at the moment. However I’m also thinking of… Read More Belgian Football News 15/3: Pacovski talks up Eden Hazard, Fernández staying at KAA Gent, Vanden Borre is back
Marc Wilmots names Belgium squad to face FYR Macedonia Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has announced a 25-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifying double-header against FYR Macedonia. Jelle Vossen and Sébastien Pocognoli are handed recalls but there is no place for Cagliari midfielder Radja Nainggolan, in-form Genk leftback Derrick Tshimanga or veteran striker Igor… Read More Belgian Football News 14/03: Vossen & Pocognoli recalled for Belgium, Kompany is 50-50, Vadis dreams of England