Euro 2020: Portugal wary of Belgium not just De Bruyne — Moutinho

Wolves midfielder and Portuguese star, Joao Moutinho says they will have more to worry about than just trying to stop Manchester City maestro Kevin De Bruyne when they face Belgium for a place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020.

De Bruyne, who underwent surgery on the facial injury suffered during City’s Champions League final defeat to Chelsea, capped another impressive display with a superb finish in the 2-1 win over Denmark in Copenhagen.

Moutinho while speaking ahead of the clash said;

“Belgium are very compact team, they have shown that during the group stage, they score goals and do not concede many goals,” Moutinho said at a press conference.

“But we will try to impose our game and our strengths on them and take advantage of any lapses. Our goal is to come away with a victory.”

Moutinho added: “Belgium is not just Kevin De Bruyne. Of course he is an amazing player, if we give him enough time and space to think, to play, he is even more dangerous.


“Kevin is a finisher as well, he does everything very perfectly, but we cannot focus on just one player, we have to concentrate on all of them.

“Belgium are a very strong team, and if we give all of them too much space, they will play their game very calmly and that will make our job that much harder.

“We have to pay close attention to each and every one of them, and will try to keep them at bay.

“We also need to think about ourselves, to highlight our assets and be better than they are.”

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