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Roberto Martinez: Win will allow Belgium to grow into Euro 2020

Roberto Martinez believes Belgium’s comfortable 3-0 victory over Russia in their Group B opener will allow them to grow into Euro 2020. A brace from Romelu Lukaku helped the number one ranked team in the world make a winning start to the tournament in St Petersburg. Substitute Thomas Meunier also...
SoccerThe Guardian

Roberto Martínez upbeat as Belgium’s old guard have final tilt at major title

It is almost three years since Roberto Martínez, offering a positive analysis as always but failing to mask his disappointment, sat in the media marquee outside Gazprom Arena and bemoaned the fine margins that had eluded his Belgium side. “We couldn’t find that bit of magic in front of goal, that bit of luck,” he said. “But I’m so proud of the players. If you’re going to lose, you lose giving everything you’ve got.”
FIFAThe Independent

Roberto Martinez backs Belgium to handle pressure of expectancy

Roberto Martinez has backed Belgium to deal with heightened expectation as they head into the Euro 2020 finals ranked as the best team in the world. The Belgians finished third at the World Cup in Russia in 2018 and will return to face the hosts of that tournament in St Petersburg on Saturday evening among the favourites to lift the trophy and sitting at the top of FIFA’s ranking table.
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Roberto Martinez Believes Man City Star's Performances Are "Ballon d'Or Material"

The star midfielder suffered an acute nose bone fracture and left orbital fracture after a collision with Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger in the Champions League final. However, a small and successful surgery has boosted his chances of playing in Belgium's opening European Championships fixture against Russia on Saturday. Manager Roberto Martinez was full of praise for his captain whilst speaking exclusively to the Athletic this week.

Kevin De Bruyne to join Belgium squad for European Championship - Roberto Martinez

Kevin De Bruyne does not require surgery after fracturing his nose and eye socket and will join the Belgium squad next week ahead of the European Championship, coach Roberto Martinez said on Monday. The 29-year-old De Bruyne sustained the injuries in a collision with Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger while playing...

Roberto Martinez in talks with Tottenham over managerial vacancy

Tottenham are in talks with Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez as they continue their search for a new manager. Ryan Mason has been in interim charge of Spurs since Jose Mourinho was relieved of his duties just days before the club faced Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final. Chairman...