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Belgium's Narrow Escape through The Knockout stage Against a Super Portuguese side

 Fernando Santos, the Portuguese in a post match conference lamented his regrets for not reaching the euro finals .He further pointed out that it was a game that they deserved to win .He raised his hopes of reaching the finals just like the last during the last euros.

The portuguese coach sighted that in football anything is bid to happen and that Belgium's goal had an advantage over them and that is the nature of football.He argued that though defeated his players defending and attacking capabilities when called upon during the game were unquestionable

 Santos pointed out that his side deserved a win as they had registered 29 shots compared to Belgium's 6

Current Euro Top Scorers


Pos Player Team Goals

1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 5

2 Patrik Schick Czech Republic 4

=3 Romelu Lukaku Belgium 3

=3 Georginio Wijnaldum Netherlands 3

=3 Emil Forsberg Sweden 3

=3 Robert Lewandowski Poland 3

=7 Thorgan Hazard Belgium 2

=7 Raheem Sterling England 2

=7 Karim Benzema France 2

=7 Memphis Depay Netherlands 2

=7 Denzel Dumfries Netherlands 2

=7 Ciro Immobile Italy 2

=7 Manuel Locatelli Italy 2

=7 Matteo Pessina Italy 2

=7 Kasper Dolberg Denmark 2

=7 Yussuf Poulsen Denmark 2

=7 Joakim Maehle Denmark 2

=7 Ivan Perisic Croatia 2

=7 Kai Havertz Germany 2

=7 Xherdan Shaqiri Switzerland 2

=7 Roman Yaremchuk Ukraine 2

Andriy Yarmolenko Ukraine 2


Cristiano Ronaldo currently leads the pack as Euro 2020 top scorer with five Criastiano Ronaldo tops the euro's list having tallied 5goals to his current nationals tally and thus breaking numerous records in the process .Having briken Michel Platinis France icon previous record of scoring nine goals in a European Competition After netting a penalty against Hungary and scoring ab eleventh goal before the game time was over .

He is a legend and a blessing to the football world he further broke the record set by pepe in 2018 when pepe was 35 yrs old .He became the oldest player to score more than two goals during a the euros a record set by Andriy Schevchenki when he was 35 years old .

The game experienced some Belgium injury doubts though official confirmation from the 

Team to be done in the next 24 hours.Kelvin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard though vital to the Belgium side are major doubts for the next stage .De Bruyne was seen limping off the pitch after a tackle he got during their clash with the Portuguese.Eden Hazard has rather expressed his unwavering desire to get ready amid medical checks to play for his team.

Hazard suffered a hamstring injury but is still hopeful that he will be available for the next match.He still insists on his crucial role as a captain to the Belgium side he is prepared to get ready before their clash with Italy on Friday at the quarter final.. 

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