While Eden Hazard may have been struggling endlessly at Real Madrid, his place in the Belgium national team has never come under threat. The 31-year-old’s powers have been on the wane over the past three years since he joined Los Blancos, as a consequence of which his game-time has taken a huge hit. In spite of his ordeals at the club level, Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has always placed his faith in the former Chelsea superstar, with Hazard even being the captain of the Red Devils.
ANCELOTTI IDENTIFIES 31-YEAR-OLD FLOP AS BENZEMA’S BACKUP THIS SEASON
Eden Hazard’s transfer to Real Madrid has been nothing short of disastrous. The Belgian international was one of the best in his position at the time of his move but failed to have any impact on his new club. His involvement in the team has been minimal over the past few seasons. However, it is said that Hazard has returned to training in better physical condition this season, and Ancelotti is looking to capitalise on his services.
HAZARD BACKS HIMSELF TO REDISCOVER FORM
Real Madrid star Eden Hazard has backed himself to rediscover the form that made him one of the best players in the world. He spoke about rediscovering his old form after the UEFA Nations League clash between his Belgium team and Poland in Brussels earlier this month.
Eden Hazard provided an assist during the game on the way to the 6-1 thumping of Poland who had taken the lead through influential striker Robert Lewandowski. Kevin De Bruyne, MichyBatshuayi and Leandro Trossard (brace) all scored for the hosts to ensured that it was an emphatic comeback win. The result from Group A4 would have been more emphatic if Hazard didn’t miss an empty net. It was the first victory for Belgium in the group as they bounced back from the 4-1 home defeat to the Netherlands. The game proved to be the start of impressive results for the team. The Belgians have won one and drawn one from the two games in their Nations League group. Continue reading HAZARD BACKS HIMSELF TO REDISCOVER FORM
HAZARD MAKES INJURY RETURN AT CADIZ
Belgian international skipper Eden Hazard has returned from injury just in time to play his part in the Champions League final on Saturday. Hazard had been missing for several weeks after he underwent ankle surgery to remove a metal plate inserted during a previous surgery.
Eden Hazard returned to Real Madrid training earlier this month after weeks on the sidelines and reports in the Spanish media claimed that the player has impressed in training since his return from injury. Continue reading HAZARD MAKES INJURY RETURN AT CADIZ
HAZARD SUBBED ON FOR UCL CLASH
Eden Hazard was a second half substitute as Real Madrid lost 1-0 to hosts Paris Saint Germain (PSG) in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League (UCL) round of 16 tie.Real Madrid came close to leaving the French capital with an impressive draw before Frenchman KylianMbappe struck in the fourth minute of added time to secure a lead for the French Ligue 1 leaders ahead of the second leg at the Estadio Santiago Bernebeu in March.
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REAL MADRID DUO MAKES FIFPRO LIST
Two Real Madrid players were named on the list of 23 players for the FIFPRO XI set to be released next month and Eden Hazard was not one of those two players. Understandably, Eden Hazard was snubbed as he continues to struggle for relevance in the Spanish top flight.
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‘HAZARD IS BACK TO HIS BEST’
Eden Hazard is back to his best according to Belgium national team manager Roberto Martinez. The Belgium boss said this in his post-match press conference after Eden Hazard scored one of the goals in the World Cup 2022 qualifier against the Czech Republic last weekend.
Martinez told reporters after the game at home to the Czechs in Group E of the qualifiers in the European region that it is the best he has seen of the Real Madrid playmaker since November 2019. Continue reading ‘HAZARD IS BACK TO HIS BEST’
BELGIUM’S GOLDEN GENERATION FAILED AGAIN
Belgium have been the number one team on the FIFA Rankings for some years and great things were expected of the team at the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament. In the end, the fans were left disappointed again by the golden generation. Belgium might never have the opportunity of winning a major tournament again if the cycle ends for the current set of players known as the golden generation.
The Red Devils of Belgium have never had so many talented players at once like the current team which boasts of quality players like Inter Milan striker RomeluLukaku, Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, Real Madrid player Eden Hazard, Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld, Real Madrid shot stopper Thibaut Courtois and many more. The Red Devils have quality in every department especially in midfield and attack but they have so far failed to really impress at a major tournament till date.
HAZARD, BALE WON’T LEAVE MADRID – ANCELOTTI
New Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has made the decision to start his second spell at the club on a clean slate for the big name players especially. Ancelotti was asked about the Real Madrid futures of big name footballers like Eden Hazard and Gareth Bale during his unveiling on Wednesday.
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HAZARD OUT OF LIVERPOOL GAME
Real Madrid player Eden Hazard won’t play a part in the Champions League clash with Liverpool on Wednesday night after he failed to recover in time completely from the ankle injury that has plagued him in recent games.
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