Belgium beat Croatia 1-0 in the rehearsal of the European Championship. In the last pre-match match in Brussels, he defeated Croatia’s Romelu Lukaku.
Belgium will play the European Cup opener against Russia in St. Petersburg on Saturday, and Croatia will face England at Wembley a day later.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez once again praised Croatia. This time he did it on Belgian TV after the victory.
“I am a loyal fan of the Croatian national team. Since 1996 I followed the European Cup. This team has won the hearts of many fans, and I am one of them. Zlatko has done a great job as a coach. This is one A very strong team with incredible quality. This is a good preparation for the European Cup.”
Let us remind you that Spanish experts praised Croatia even before the game.
“Now everyone sees Croatia as a team that has played in the World Cup finals, so the impression is different, but if you analyze it carefully, you will find that this team is better than Russia.”
Belgium won third place in Russia in 2018.