This incredible group of players, including Eden Hazard, Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku – just to name a few, have been talked about as the best in the nation’s history but they are yet to produce the truly great result that would see them live up to the tag of the ‘golden generation.’
Vincent Kompany was put on the spot about the tag leading up to Belgium’s quarter-final with favourites Brazil in Kazan on Friday (22:00 UAE time) – it’s interesting to hear his response.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup has pitted many club team mates up against each other.
But none more so than when Chelsea team mates – Willian and Eden Hazard – face off against each other when Brazil take on Belgium in the second quarter-final in Kazan on Friday night (22:00 UAE time).
The Brazilian star was put on the spot about what its like to play against his club mate. Hear his answer below.
England manager Gareth Southgate has called their round of 16 clash with Colombia “the biggest game in 10 years” and certainly the level of expectation around the Three Lions is reaching near fever pitch.
For their opponents, they will be hoping to return to the quarter-finals in consecutive World Cups after bowing out to the hosts in the last eight at Brazil four years ago.
The two sides last met at a World Cup twenty years ago at France ’98 with England coming out on top 2-0 in Lens thanks to a brace from one David Beckham.
Check out our preview video below with all you need to know before kick-off.