Thorgan Hazard has revealed that his brother Eden Hazard has blamed him for the injury that forced Belgium’s star man off during Monday’s friendly win over Costa Rica.
Eden was substituted after 70 minutes of the 4-1 victory, though Belgium coach Roberto Martinez has assured everyone that it was just a slight knock and nothing more.
Thorgan Hazard accepted the blame and admitted it was his fault as he played a short pass for his brother. He said: “It is not the time to take risks. He had done enough in the game to be able to come off. Eden said it was my fault.
“When I wanted to pass to him, it fell a bit short and the defender caught his knee a little bit. But I don’t think it is anything serious.
“Eden has grown in strength during the three friendlies that we’ve played. He has shown he can take the team to the top. We’ve seen we need Eden at his best if we are going to do anything in the tournament.”