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September 02, 2016, 06:17:19 PM
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Good job they were at home then

Haha well still, it's Spain!most successful international side of the last 10 years

I mean I'm fairly sure he's not going to do well there but it wouldn't have been an easy first game for him
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September 02, 2016, 06:58:40 PM
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Ross


More concerned that another game passes and Lukaku hasn't scored.

I read somewhere he's only scored 6 goals in total this calander year.
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September 02, 2016, 07:23:56 PM
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More concerned that another game passes and Lukaku hasn't scored.

I read somewhere he's only scored 6 goals in total this calander year.

He only played 20 odd minutes.

They'll be more concerned at only having one shot on target.
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September 02, 2016, 07:34:26 PM
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He only played 20 odd minutes.

They'll be more concerned at only having one shot on target.

Well Belgiums not by concern to be honest. Lukaku's form on the other hand is and it's pretty poor this year. 
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September 02, 2016, 07:52:40 PM
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Well Belgiums not by concern to be honest. Lukaku's form on the other hand is and it's pretty poor this year. 

He'll be fine. He was shite towards the end of the season a long with everyone else. He didn't have a great Euros but he's only played one 90 minute game for us since his injury so he'll be a bit rusty. Once he scores one he'll be up and running again.

He's 23 and done it for years already, a dip is to be expected from time to time but there's nothing to worry about there.

September 02, 2016, 09:50:33 PM
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Did anybody see poor old Martinez looking clueless on the line last night? Is way out of his depth again.How he got this job is mind shattering,what do the Belgian F.A. see in him ,  and Romelu's younger brother had a nightmare.


September 02, 2016, 09:50:55 PM
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September 02, 2016, 09:51:54 PM
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Did anybody see poor old Martinez looking clueless on the line last night? Is way out of his depth again.How he got this job is mind shattering,what do the Belgian F.A. see in him ,  and Romelu's younger brother had a nightmare.

To be fair on RM this guy is one of the worst footballers I've ever seen

September 02, 2016, 09:54:40 PM
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It is a bizarre one isn't it?

The reason Mark Wilmots did so shite is because he couldn't get a team of very good individuals to play fluently as a team and as a unit, so that is what the next manager had excel on.

They picked quite possibly the WORST possible replacement, they will never play any differently at all for the time he is there.

I would be amazed if he even remains there for the world cup, as I doubt Belgium will even qualify with him in charge.

September 02, 2016, 09:55:14 PM
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They should have gone for Ronald Koeman.
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September 02, 2016, 09:57:13 PM
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Apparently he aced the interview.

But then he's never had a problem with talking.

Also it's said that his frosty relationship with Mirallas and Lukaku was seen as a plus because Wilmots was judged to be too close to the players.

What they don't realise is that the relationship is frosty because they think he's rubbish rather than because he's stand off-ish with the players ;)

September 02, 2016, 10:09:55 PM
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All that attacking talent at his disposal for him to waste with slow build up play. Grim to be Flemish.
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September 02, 2016, 10:11:37 PM
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They should have gone for Ronald Koeman.
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September 02, 2016, 11:00:15 PM
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Match report doesn't sound great

http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/match-reports/belgium-0-2-spain-roberto-8751280

This bit...

'At times players didn't look to fully know where they should be playing, and questions (already) will be asked of his tactics: Just who was meant to be sitting alongside Witsel? Why were the full-backs so wide? Why did the defence push so high throughout?

In his first match as an international boss, Martinez was found wanting. Certain members of the Belgian Federation could be forgiven for questioning if this is what they signed on for.'

Will he have them sorted for Cyprus? Drumroll......

September 03, 2016, 10:11:03 AM
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Initially I was bemused by the appointment, but on reflection I hope Belgium lose badly to Cyprus and his contract is immediately terminated.

You don't get to set our club back like he did, suffer no consequences, and just move on to a cushier gig.

Fuck him.