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VIDEO: Thorgan Hazard scores stunning opener for Belgium v. Portugal

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To some, Thorgan Hazard has simply been “the other Hazard brother” for much of his career, but the Borussia Dortmund and Belgium star provided a moment of true magic on a grand stage on Sunday, as he fired his nation ahead of Portugal in the round of 16 at EURO 2020.

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The strike, which came from every bit of 25 yards out, swerved left and right, leaving Rui Patricio stuck between two minds as it sailed past him and bulged the back of the net. The result was a 1-0 lead for Belgium following an incredibly cagey first 40 minutes.

The winner of the last-16 Belgium - Portugal clash will face Italy in the quarterfinals in Munich, Germany, on Friday (2 pm ET).

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