August 5, 2021

Belgium eliminates the Portuguese title holder and will face Italy in the quarter-final!

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Belgium eliminates the reigning Portuguese European champion after a shock at La Cartuja in Seville which has kept all its promises! For 90 minutes, the 3rd of the 2018 World Cup and the reigning European champion surrendered blow for blow, but at the end of this stuck and close duel, it was the Belgians who eliminated the defending champion and who went in quarter of the final, where Italy awaits them.

Belgium in 1/4 against Italy

With a success 1 goal to 0 thanks to a wonderful strike from Thorgan Hazard at the end of the first period, Belgium moved on to the next round and eliminated a big opponent, while the Portuguese pushed at the end of the match to try to pick up the score but came across a very good Thibault Courtois. The Belgian goalkeeper will not let anything go and will have shown himself imperial against Ronaldo and his gang, also unlucky with a post from Guerreiro in the 83rd minute!

But the second period was marked by several hot situations between Belgians and Portuguese, with tense scenes sometimes. Above all, Belgium lost two major players, with his playing master Kévin De Bruyne, left with an injury in the middle of the second half after being hit in the ankle in the first period and Eden Hazard, also affected, in the right thigh for him. at the very end of the match. He was taken out in the 87th minute after being hit in the back of the right thigh. Belgium’s medical staff will have to carefully monitor the state of form of the two players before the quarter-final against Nazionale.

The quarter-final between Italy and Belgium will take place on Friday July 2 at 9 p.m. at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany.

The Belgians in the quarterfinals of Euro 2020.

Belgium won the knockout round against defending Portugal and won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Thorgan Hazard in the first half. The Belgians will face Italy in the quarter-finals of the Euro.