EURO 2020: Belgium's Hazard and De Bruyne to undergo scans for injuries in Portugal game

Euro 2020: Belgium captain Eden Hazard and midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will both undergo scans after being forced off the pitch during the side's 1-0 win over Portugal.

Kevin De Bruyne

Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne picked up an ankle injury during Monday's Euro 2020 game against Portugal.   -  AP

Belgium captain Eden Hazard and midfielder Kevin De Bruyne will both undergo scans after being forced off the pitch during the side's 1-0 win over Portugal at the European Championship in Seville on Monday.

De Bruyne suffered an ankle injury in what Martinez said was a "bad tackle" while Hazard had a muscle twinge. Both players indicated to the coach their desire to go off during the physically demanding game.

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"We will take 48 hours now to assess the situation of the two players. We go back to Belgium now and they will have scans on the injuries tomorrow," Martinez said at his post-match news conference.

Both players were injured before the start of the tournament but had recovered well to help Belgium finish top of its group and remain vital to the team’s hopes of advancing at Euro 2020.

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Belgium plays Italy next in the quarterfinal in Munich on Friday.

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