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Belgium vs Italy: Roberto Martinez gives injury update on De Bruyne, Hazard

 

Belgium coach, Roberto Martinez, has provided the latest injury update on Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard ahead of his side’s Euro 2020 quarter-final tie against Italy on Friday.

Both De Bruyne and Hazard sustained injuries during Belgium’s 1-0 win over Portugal in the round of 16 encounter on Sunday night.

Belgium eliminated Portugal from the European Championship in Seville, following a first-half belter from Thorgan Hazard.

Providing an update on both players, Martinez said that De Bruyne sustained an ankle injury, while Hazard picked up a muscle injury.

“It’s too early to say how they [De Bruyne and Hazard] are doing,” Martinez said at his post-match press conference.

“With Kevin, it’s the ankle – he couldn’t really turn in the second half. With Eden, it is the muscle, but we have to wait for a diagnosis.

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