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Belgium agrees venue change for Portugal match after bloodshed

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Belgium agrees venue change for Portugal match after bloodshed

<p>Belgium’s friendly international with Portugal has been moved to the Portuguese city of Leiria following the Brussels attacks.</p> <p>Initially Belgium called off the fixture, originally scheduled to take place in Brussels, in the wake of the bloodshed.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Belgium-Portugal friendly canceled after Brussels bombing <a href="https://t.co/DyvT1s1ktw">https://t.co/DyvT1s1ktw</a> <a href="https://t.co/sgPrNlDC89">pic.twitter.com/sgPrNlDC89</a></p>— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) <a href="https://twitter.com/SInow/status/712612640141475841">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The game is now set to go ahead on Tuesday March 29.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Official: Portugal vs Belgium will take place on the 29th of March, in Leiria (Portugal). <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/For%C3%A7aPortugal?src=hash">#ForçaPortugal</a> <a href="https://t.co/MgaL0qXZFV">pic.twitter.com/MgaL0qXZFV</a></p>— TheCRonaldoFan (@TheCRonaldoFan) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheCRonaldoFan/status/712631801508925440">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Belgium, one of the favourites to win this summer’s European Championship, cancelled training following the carnage.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Belgium accept proposal from Portugal which will see friendly fixture go ahead <a href="https://t.co/TPfibSwTsb">https://t.co/TPfibSwTsb</a> <a href="https://t.co/qWPLmB72DL">pic.twitter.com/qWPLmB72DL</a></p>— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) <a href="https://twitter.com/IndyFootball/status/712631840918646784">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>At least 34 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in Tuesday’s bombings at the Brussels airport and subway.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My little tribute <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Brussels?src=hash">#Brussels</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/tintin?src=hash">#tintin</a> <a href="https://t.co/vCqOBdodPx">pic.twitter.com/vCqOBdodPx</a></p>— Nick Coffer (@nickcoffer) <a href="https://twitter.com/nickcoffer/status/712549353039208448">March 23, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>