A group of 25 Red Devils appeared Tuesday on the field in the Belgian Football Center in Tubize for the first training session in the run-up to the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifiers against Kazakhstan (Saturday 8 June) and Scotland (Tuesday 11 June) in Brussels ‘ King baudouin stadium. The training session was open to the public.
LIVE. First day in the run-up to the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Scotland, with press conferences from Axel Witsel and Hendrik Van Crombrugge
Coach Roberto Martinez has selected 28 players for the upcoming two-part series. Them fit, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Divock Origi for the training. They competed last Saturday for the final victory in the Champions League. Liverpool knocked out, thanks to a goal by Origi, Tottenham-Belgians Vertonghen and Alderweireld with 2-0.
Simon Mignolet, with Liverpool on the bank continued, trained. He was, as usual, the company of Thibaut Courtois and Matz Sels. Hendrik Van Crombrugge, as fourth goalkeeper for the first time. The final piece of Eupen gets his chance because hard third keeper Koen Casteels (thigh) out.
Eden Hazard, who in march his hundredth cap with the national team in fourth place, was given for the start of the training as a gift. Members of fanclub 1895 handed the captain a handmade sculpture.
After victories in march at home against Russia (3-1) and in Cyprus (0-2) are the Devils with the maximum of the points in the lead in group I. Russia, Kazakhstan, Cyprus and Scotland all have three points, the microstate of San Marino is puntenloos last.