Eden Hazard: 'It's time for Belgium to win something'

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Belgium hammered the final nail into Egypt's halting FIFAWorld Cup 2018 warm-up campaign with an assured 3-0 win in Brussels on Wednesday that settled some nerves among the fancied hosts, who lacked injured defensive linchpin Vincent Kompany.

Batshuayi, on for Lukaku, set up Marouane Fellaini for a final flourish in stoppage time to complete a sixth straight game without a win for Egypt.

Chelsea forward, Eden Hazard has sent a message to injured Egyptian winger, Mohamad Salah.

Salah faces a race to be fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer after the Liverpool star was forced off during the Champions League final with a shoulder injury.

"It was common to win the African Cup, but we didn't qualify for the World Cup".

"Egypt have good players".

Egypt are holding out hope that the Premier League Golden Boot victor can return in time for their opening game of the World Cup when they play Uruguay on June 15.

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Marouane Fellaini added a third in stoppage-time to complete a strong performance by the hosts, who underlined their status as one of the favourites in Russian Federation.

But Palestinian football officials praised World Cup-bound Argentina and their captain Messi for calling off the friendly, which Israel had moved to Jerusalem from the coastal city of Haifa. Mo Salah (L) and Eden Hazard (R).

The Chelsea forward, 27, turned from provider to finisher as he side-footed Yannick Carrasco's cross past the sprawling El-Hadary from close range.

Martinez rested Lukaku and Hazard for the second half, giving Michy Batshuayi and Adnan Januzaj a chance to play themselves into favor.

Belgium have one friendly with Costa Rica remaining on Monday, before their Group G opener against Panama on 18 June.

Egypt are still sweating on Salah's fitness, but coach Hector Cuper has said he is optimistic that the Liverpool star will recover in time to face Uruguay on 15 June.

Martinez said his team needs the final tune-up. And it was something we all said: "wow, we have to do it, we have to do it".

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