Real will close the gap to Barcelona but struggle to finish above them. They out-thought and out-played them for 75 minutes of quite stunning counter-attacking football from which Brazil could not find a way back, despite two gilt-edged chances of their own. They were so solid, frustrated us and good on the counter. Uhuru will then fly out for a two-day trip to Belgium at the invitation of Prime Minister Charles Michel and lead bilateral discussions with the Belgium government, and later address the Belgian Business Community.
The players they have brought in this summer are mostly aimed at improving the squad rather than the starting eleven but the quality they possess cannot be doubted and Barcelona head into the new season in La Liga as very much the team to beat again. Daily Mail Click here for more.
Kwa kweli World Cup sio ya kila mtu! The world champions will now play either Italy or defending champions Spain who face off tonight.
The win left Belgium with 22 points from eight games at the top of Group H, eight clear of Bosnia who won 4-0 away to Gibraltar.
Keep believing. But from the corner that followed, the Chelsea goalkeeper rolled the ball out to Kevin De Bruyne ,who ran half the length of the field in a classic counter-attack which ended with Chadli gleefully firing home from a Thomas Meunier cross after Romelu Lukaku had dummied. Sevilla made a bit of a mess of their first post-Monchi season in truth yet still somehow managed to make a Copa del Rey Final, Champions League Quarter-Final and qualify for Europe via the league. This is why Africa can never go ahead.
Belgium, the huge favourites, had looked down and out at 2-0 down thanks to goals from Genki Haraguchi and Takashi Inui at the start of the second half.
Getafe were one of the red hot favourites for the drop last term but surprised everyone by ultimately getting very close to reaching Europe.
Bottom half certainties but Leganes have enough about them to stay afloat.
An early start to this season in Europa League qualifying ensures they will need a strong squad if they are to challenge on multiple fronts and they do have numbers but it may take Machin some time to determine his strongest eleven. Another season where they avoid a relegation battle would be a success for a club that is still in the process of re-establishing themselves as a top flight outfit following on from a difficult decade where severe financial problems sent them to the brink of extinction.
However, that clash has been postponed amid concerns over safety, the Royal Belgian Football Association confirmed in a statement on Monday. It only took 7 seconds for Benteke to score the fastest goal in the history of world cup qualifiers!! Two mid-season sackings makes it pretty clear that all was not well but they do appear to have made a good appointment this time around and perhaps crucially, a more Sevilla-like appointment in the shape of Pablo Machin. They were born in the Belgian cities Antwerp and Brussels, so I do not really get what you are trying to get across here?
Gareth Bale could be key having looked to be on his way out of the Bernabeu at the back end of last season while the likes of Isco and Marco Asensio may benefit from a coach that has helped develop young Spanish talent in his previous jobs. Basque minnows Eibar defied the odds once again last season as they secured a top half finish despite continuing to operate on one of the smallest budgets in the division. Officials say the meeting will focus on regional peace and security, economic integration, governance, humanitarian and environmental issues.
Johan Mojica and Marc Muniesa have converted loan moves into permanent deals after impressive campaigns while there have been no major departures.