Photo Credit: Twitter Ahead of Belgium's clash with Italy tomorrow, Roberto Martinez(Belgium Manager) has made it clear that Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard will not feature. The two players are suffering from muscle fatigue and would be leaving Belgium. Eden Hazard got subbed off against France at the 74th minute of the game, he showed signs of injuries and that made Martinez to substitute him with Trossard.
Ranked number one in the world by FIFA, the Belgium national team are yet to prove and convince fans why they are the best in the world when it comes to international football. Early last month, FIFA released the full list of top footballing nations, as Belgium, Brazil, England, France, Italy, Argentina, Portugal and Spain all occupied the first 8th spots respectively.
Another controversial penalty decision by the Video Assistant Referee and Referee in the world cup qualifying match between Argentina and Peru on Friday morning. Argentina started their strongest team in the world cup qualifying match against Peru. The likes Lionel Messi, Di Maria, Roberto Martinez, Otamendi, Paredes started against Peru.
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku has left the Belgium squad prematurely due to muscle fatigue. According to Roberto Martinez, the 28-year-old has a muscle overload, and he has returned to Belgium to continue his recovery. The Belgium coach also revealed that he does not know when Lukaku will be fit again.
Chelsea football club has been handed a timely boost as star man is declared fit and available for today's game. The Blues will take a short trip to Brentford Community Stadium, the venue of the premier league match against Brentford FC and Romelu Lukaku will be traveling with the rest of the first-team squad for that encounter.
After their exit at the semi-final stage of the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League last Thursday, The Red Devils of Belgium will have a chance for a piece of silverware on Sunday, when they confront Italy in the 3rd place play-off of the competition. Photo Credit: Twitter Belgium who went up 2-0 against France in the semi-final encounter last Thursday later gave up the game as they were unable to contain the French team who earned the final spot ticket after their 3-2 victory over the Red Devils at the Allianz Arena Stadium in Germany.
Chelsea have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their game with Brentford FC as their top striker - Romelu Lukaku has picked up an injury. Lukaku suffered a muscle fatigue while on international duty with the Belgian national team and has returned early from national team duty back to London in Chelsea's base for further checkups and treatment.
With the international break coming to an end, these two Chelsea first-team players might miss the Chelsea game against Brentford on Saturday due to injuries sustained from the world cup qualifiers matches. Romelu Lukaku: The Belgian international withdrew from the Belgium squad due to injury concerns. The 28-year-old was ready to play against Italy on Sunday but had to withdraw from the team and return to Stamford Bridge due to muscle fatigue.
As regards the UEFA Nations League, Belgium lost 2-1 against Italy this afternoon as the Roberto Mancini's men won third place. Of course, the Belgians have now lost back-to-back international games (France, Italy), which is very bad for a well-equipped team like Belgium.
The international break is still on, and the ever thrilling football action continues to rock the airways especially in Europe. The UEFA Nations League witnessed two big sides go head-to-head at the Allianz arena, Belgium and France battled it out in the second semi-final fixture of the UEFA Nations League but France emerged victors after a hard-fought battle against the top ranked Belgian side.
Belgium wasted two (2) goals chances scored in the first half against France in the semifinal of the UEFA Nation League as the team lost the game by 3-2 goals. It is no longer news that Theo Hernandez scored a late minute goal to secure a final for France with Spain on Sunday night.
Thomas Tuchel will be worried about Romelu Lukaku' condition, after the Belgian international was pulled out of the International game due to injury concern. Chelsea will need their star striker when they return back to Premier League action this weekend, but having sustained a muscular fatigue on international duty, they will need to examine his fitness ahead of the game.
The Belgium national team are the best in the world, in terms of quality and squad depth. What Roberto Martinez has done to the team can't be measured by other teams. Roberto Martinez made a statement in regards to Romelu Lukaku's performance and I have keyed it into what Thomas Tuchel should learn from.
Chelsea are the current leaders of the Premier League table and will want to maintain their position this coming weekend when they take a short trip to the Brentford Community stadium to face Brentford FC in match day eight of the 2021/22 campaign. The european champions are clear favorites to walk away with the three points on Saturday afternoon but it won't be an easy task for them, especially with some factors that will be against them on the day.
Steve Bruce acknowledged that he would not be surprised if he lost his job just hours after Newcastle United's ownership was revealed. In his two years at St James' Park, the former Manchester United defender has never been particularly popular, and with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) now in charge, fans are expecting a more high-profile choice to head the first team.
Chelsea striker, Romelu Lukaku will not be available for Belgium's UEFA Nations League third-place fixture against Italy on Sunday. The Belgian talisman was on target for the Red Devils in their 3-2 loss against France on Thursday in the UEFA Nations League. Photo credit - Sports Illustrated
Belgium coach, Roberto Martinez, revealed the major reason behind Romelu's Lukaku sudden withdrawal from the national squad. Roberto Martinez made it clear that Lukaku left the Belgium camp due to "muscle fatigue". Lukaku's sudden exit means that he will not be available to face Italy in coming days.
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku is already a legend in Belgium, and his goal record is phenomenal. The 28-year-old has banged in 68 goals in 101 international appearances, and has scored 8 times for Belgium since the start of the Euro 2020 tournament. The Chelsea striker was in top form for Belgium in their 3-2 Nations League defeat to France, and he surely didn’t deserve to be on the losing side with that kind of performance.
Roberto Martinez disclosed Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard suffer from ‘muscle overload’ ahead of the clash with Italy. ‘There will be changes’. The Red Devils play Italy for third place after losing 3-2 to France in the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League. He said at a press conference: “I think 24 hours can make a difference, we trained well and we had the opportunity to prepare for the match against Italy."
Chelsea striker Lukaku will miss the Nations League third-place play-off against Italy in Turin on Sunday. According to the Belgium coach Roberto Martinez, he said Romelu Lukaku has left the Belgium squad due to muscle fatigue. He also added that the striker didn't feel 100 percent to play the next game.