Roberto Martinez was full of praise for Christian Benteke after his hat-trick in Belgiums 6-0 win over Gibraltar. Brandon Jones Jersey Store . Replacing the injured Romelu Lukaku, Benteke scored after just seven seconds in the Algarve as the Belgians romped to an easy victory.Former Everton manager Martinez said the Crystal Palace striker looked sharper than he did during the international fortnight in September, and was pleased by his contribution. Roberto Martinez was full of praise for the Crystal Palace striker I wanted to use Christian - just because I have seen him very sharp. In training I have seen him when he was first called up and now. When he was first called up, he was almost rushed. He had a really poor pre-season, he couldnt settle where he was. He was thinking about the next move. Now he is a completely different player. I have seen him strong I have seen him match fit. I wanted to see him today how he could play in a game where we were going to spend most of the time in their half. I wanted to see, movement, his hold up play. Not just how he would be in the box so I was pleased. I was pleased with the manner that he started in the game, pleased with the contribution, but scoring a hat-trick. and contributing the way that he did is going to be really good for him and he deserves that.The win upheld Belgiums 100 per cent record in Group H, but they are still level on points with Greece in the road to Russia. Benteke scored after just seven seconds in Belgiums World Cup qualifier against Gibraltar Martinez was also pleased with the team performance against the minnows, who have now conceded 14 goals in their three group games so far.I think it would be wrong to highlight one player today. I think if it was an individual performance it would have been very damaging. I think it has been a good collective performance from everyone, from first minute to the last. We never lost the sense of professionalism and doing things for each other.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the British Masters on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: Palace video Palace fixtures Palace stats Get a ￡10 free bet! Richard Bell Jersey Store . With the Canadiens leading by one to start the third period, Price turned away 16 shots by the Panthers in the final frame to give Montreal a 2-1 victory over Florida on Monday night. The Panthers (16-21-6) outshot Montreal 16-10 in the final frame, but were repeatedly frustrated by Price, who made 26 saves on the night. China Jerseys NFL . With the Nets winning streak in jeopardy, Williams scored 23 points, 11 in the final six minutes, to lead Brooklyn to a 104-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.The Oakland As remain on top of the TSN.ca MLB Power Rankings, the third consecutive week that the As have held top spot and the third straight week that they have been one ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. Oakland has been getting such remarkable pitching, in part from guys off the major league scrap heap, that they have been hard to catch at the top of the list. The Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and San Francisco Giants round out the Top Five. Making the Gillette Move of the Week, the Kansas City Royals jumped froom 19 to 10 on the heels of an eight-game winning streak. China Jerseys Wholesale. Further down the list, the Philadelphia Phillies climbed four spots, from 29 to 25. Heading the other way, pitching problems are catching up to the Miami Marlins, who fall from 12 to 19, while the Chicago White Sox drop from 16 to 20 and the slumping New York Mets sink from 21 to 25. Scott Cullen can be reached at Scott.Cullen@bellmedia.ca and followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tsnscottcullen. For more, check out TSN Fantasy on Facebook. ' ' '
ian Benteke after his hat-tri
ian Benteke after his hat-tri