Martinez not apprehensive about Belgium depth

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Belgium coach Roberto Martinez performed down issues over his group's depth after their 1-1 draw with Netherlands on Tuesday.

Martinez made 5 adjustments to his beginning XI after a win over Switzerland and noticed his facet held in Brussels, ending their four-match successful streak.

However whereas the Spaniard mentioned he had a core beginning facet, Martinez added that Belgium additionally had loads of depth.

"We’re a group that’s making an attempt to develop kids that we're making an attempt to offer alternatives however we've acquired a really established beginning XI," he mentioned.

"It's not in regards to the quantity of gamers that you’ve, it's about the best way you’re employed as a group, the best way you carry out as a group, and this group is retaining the identical requirements that we had on the World Cup.

"I wouldn't say that we've acquired a scarcity of numbers, or a scarcity of replacements, no, by no means."

Dries Mertens had given Belgium a fifth-minute lead in opposition to Netherlands, however the guests equalised by Arnaut Groeneveld within the first half.

Martinez mentioned his facet's efficiency dipped after they conceded within the 27th minute, though he was comparatively happy.

"Sadly, we gave a ball away that value us the objective and that most likely introduced us some doubts, there was a distinct efficiency after the objective, however we didn't give in," he mentioned.

"With loads of adjustments we confirmed that now we have a gaggle of gamers who share the identical mentality, and it's the place you construct a group, round that mentality and that togetherness."


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