Roberto Martinez insists Belgium can cope with Euros expectation

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Roberto Martinez's men sit at the top of FIFA's world ranking
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Roberto Martinez has backed Belgium to deal with heightened expectation as they head into the Euro 2020 finals ranked as the best team in the world. The Belgians finished third at the World Cup in Russia in 2018 and will return to face the hosts of that tournament in St Petersburg on Saturday evening among the favourites to lift the trophy and sitting at the top of FIFA's ranking table. Asked if his players could handle that expectation, Martinez told a press conference: "It's not just the last tournament, the last three years when the team reaches the level of continuity and that consistency that is shown in the world rankings, I'm sure there is more expectation and there are more neutral fans who follow the team.

"But that doesn't change anything for us. I don't think this…
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