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Belgium’s Courtois praises Trezeguet

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goalkeeper expressed his amazement with Kasimpasa’s Trezeguet and his brilliant second half performance in Belgium’s 3-0 victory over the Pharoahs.

Goals from the Manchester United duo Lukaku, Fellani and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard had sealed the win for the Belgian Red Devils over the Pharoahs in their final friendly encounter on Wedensday before the World Cup.

’s game was not easy,” Courtois told satellite channel On Sport following the game.

“Their performance differed a lot after Trezeguet was subbed in. He threatened us the most,” the Chelsea shot stopper said. “They could have scored if they were better in the final third.”

“We scored three goals past them because they don’t usually concede many goals,” he added.

Belgium have been draw in Group G alongside Tunisia, England and Panama, while Egypt will face Uruguay, Russia and Saudi Arabia in Group A after qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in 28 years.

On whether or not Egypt and Tunisia were similar, Courtois said: “I do not think the two teams are similar, we will wait and see.”

Reporter at KingFut and a Broadcast Journalism senior at Misr International University.

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  1. Benedict Cfc Davie Themu

    June 8, 2018 at 1:38 AM

    I have a feeling that The Pharaohs will progress from their group. They have very good goalkeepers and a combative defensive unit. The midfield is tough as well. What they need to do is have a better striking force which doesn’t rely much on Salah.

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