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Belgium keep Vincent Kompany in World Cup squad despite injury

Fresh off Belgium's 4-1 win over Costa Rica, the FC crew highlight their concerns about Roberto Martinez's side and assess how far they can go.
Pinned as the dark horses of Brazil 2014, Belgium weren't quite ready, but can Eden Hazard and co mount a real challenge in Russia?

Belgium will keep Vincent Kompany on the 23-man squad for the World Cup even though it is likely to be later in the group stage before the defender is fit to play.

Coach Roberto Martinez told a news conference on Sunday he would not be making any changes to his squad.

"Vincent Kompany stays with us," Martinez said. "We made the decision this morning that we will remain ... for the FIFA World Cup.

"Kompany is medically and fine and mentally ready. He makes change to play in the group stage. He needs...

 By Simon Kuper

Roberto Martinez: If Belgium can become a team we can shine at the World Cup

LONDON -- Of all the teams that have never lifted a World Cup, Belgium look best placed to win their first in Russia. The country boasts a golden generation of players, led by Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard. Their main rival in the first-round group is England, which happens to be the country where Belgium's coach Roberto Martinez has spent almost his entire career in football.

Martinez managed Swansea, Wigan and Everton before moving to Belgium in 2016 to take over the Red Devils. He lives just...

Ambitious 'golden' Belgians eye flying start vs Panama

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Belgium see far beyond Monday's World Cup opener against debutants Panama but need a solid win to settle nerves and rack up goal difference as a "golden generation" of club greats seek finally to deliver as a team.

Defensive injury concerns for veteran squad leader Vincent Kompany and Barcelona's Thomas Vermaelen have eased and coach Roberto Martinez has sent standby defender Laurent Ciman home.

In any case, they may be more needed for Tunisia and then England in Group G, than against Panama. Celtic's...