Thorgan Hazard scored for the Belgians, who will face Italy next Friday
The current champion of Eurocup was eliminated this Sunday, 27. The selection of Portugal lost from Belgium 1-0 and is out of the tournament that won for the first time in 2016. The game was very studied and with strong marking in the first stage. With the main stars unable to stand out, like Lukaku, De Bruyne e Cristiano Ronaldo, the ‘supporters’ had to work and after 41 minutes, Thorn Hazard hit a beautiful shot from outside the area and hit the left corner of goalkeeper Rui Patrício, opening the score. In the second half, in the final part Portugal mounted a blitz on the Belgian attack and forced Courtois to work. Guerrero hit the post, but it was not possible to equalize and ended with the Belgian classification. Therefore, next Friday, Belgium will face the Italy looking for a place in the semifinals.