There was no four ways, Eden Hazard, in the post-match interview. “My performance? Good, but I can do better. I lost a few balls that I wouldn’t have lost if I had been really well physically. I just hope to make further progress and string together the matches. I know that if I continue, I will increase in power.
Holder next to Kevin De Bruyne in support of Michy Batshuayi, the Belgian captain was entitled to 62 minutes. A good omen for the rest of this World Cup. But the overall performance of the Belgians was worrying, we cannot hide it. “I am less worried than after the game against Egypt (2-1, November 18) where we had a bad team game. And me too. Tonight, there are still the three points at the end. We have to analyze what went wrong to hope to win against Morocco on Sunday and qualify.”
The ratings of the Devils after the victory against Canada
When he left the field, Eden Hazard was treated to a few warm words and a knowing smile from Roberto Martinez. “What he whispered in my ear? If he wants to say it, fine, but I won’t say it. It remains secret (smile). Those words, a look, a smile, it feels good in my situation. We are a close-knit group, we have already had great times together and this is one of our strengths, even in adversity.
A first for Courtois, a series that continues despite 21 opposing shots: what to remember from Belgium – Canada