On the first day of the second part of the preparation for the wereldtitelstrijd faces Belgium still with injuries.
Thomas Vermaelen, and the brothers Romelu and Jordan Lukaku are still not fit enough to fully participate in training. “Vermaelen is working hard and making progress”, says coach Roberto Martinez. “But he’s not there yet. Romelu Lukaku could in his last game for Manchester United, only twenty minutes. We are careful with him. Jordan has troubles for several months.”
At the national training centre in Tubize saw Martinez Monday, 27 players appear. Only goalkeeper Simon Mignolet was missing. He sat Saturday in Kiev on the bench at Liverpool in the final of the Champions League against Real Madrid. Belgium exercises Saturday against European champions Portugal.