Eden and Thorgan Hazard were apparently trying their best to not let Chelsea teammate Michy Batshuayi score in Belgium's 4-0 victory over Cyprus midweek. 

Despite being the first side in Europe to secure a place in the World Cup finals earlier this month, Belgium boss Roberto Martinez was determined to still put out strong sides in their remaining qualifiers. 

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard scored a brace in the final game against Cyprus, and brother Thogan added to the tally with a strike in the 52nd minute of the game. 

Meanwhile, Eden's Chelsea teammate Batshuayi couldn't find a way to score, but Man Utd's Lukaku bagged himself a goal just 12 minutes, after replacing full-back Thomas Meunier.

After the match, Thorgan came clean on the brothers' reason of not wanting to pass to their Chelsea teammate. 

He said, as quoted by the Metro,: "Before the game, we had told Michy he wouldn’t touch the ball because we were going to play with each other all the time.


"In the end, it’s a shame Romelu [Lukaku] scored at the end, otherwise there would have only been the name Hazard on the scoresheet.

"Eden had told me to put in a good performance, and I think it was. It’s just a shame I missed two chances, but it’s not too bad to score once from three opportunities." 

Despite not getting much love from the Hazard brothers, Lukaku still finished as the third highest goalscorer in qualifying with 11 goals. Only Cristiano Ronaldo (15) and Robert Lewandowski (16) managed to outscore Lukaku on the road to Russia.