15.06.2014 22:52 h

Origi and De Bruyne train for Belgium

Kevin De Bruyne
Kevin De Bruyne

Divock Origi and Kevin De Bruyne returned to training Sunday to ease Belgium coach Marc Wilmots's injury fears ahead of the Red Devils' World Cup opener against Algeria on Tuesday.

Both players had to leave training on Saturday after suffering ankle knocks in rough tackles.

But Wilmots said they will both be fit for Tuesday's Group H clash in Belo Horizonte.

"Kevin and Divock trained without any problems, which is good news," said Wilmots, who added that only third choice goalkeeper Sammy Bossut will miss the Algeria match.

"The scan of Sammy's calf showed no tear nor strain. He'll be fit again after Tuesday's match.

"Today (Sunday) I saw a lot of pleasure and motivation in training."

Striker Origi, 19, went down in a heap under a challenge from midfielder Moussa Dembele, while winger De Bruyne was caught by playmaker Eden Hazard.

Consequently, Sunday's training session was much lighter. "There's no point going in full pelt every day. My players are in form, healthy and ready for action," added Wilmots.