Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2 to qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup last 16

Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2 to qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup last 16

- Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored a brace each against Tunisia on Saturday as Belgium sealed their qualification in the Round of 16

- Lukakau completed his brace to see Belgium end the first stanza

-Belgium progressed to the knockout with maximum six points from two matches.

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored a brace each against Tunisia on Saturday as Belgium sealed their qualification in the Round of 16 after a 5-2 win at Spartak Stadium, Moscow.

The encounter saw the European side score the first goal in the 6th minute when Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard netted from the spot for a 1-0 lead.

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Romelu Lukaku got the second for the Red Devils in the 16 minute, but two minutes later Tunisia’s Dylan Bronn reduced the tally.

On the dot of 45 minutes Lukakau completed his brace to see Belgium end the first stanza with 3-1 advantage.

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On the commencement of the second stanza, the European side continued dominating the game as Hazard got his brace on the 51st minute before Michy Batshuayi added the fifth goal for Belgium.

However, in the added time of play, Tunisia pulled one back through Wahbi Khazri to further reduce the tally but could not stop the Europeans from claiming their second win in two matches

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Belgium on the other hand, progressed to the knockout with maximum six points from two matches.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Belgium on Monday, June 18, got off the start of their campaign at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on a winning note in Group G opener.

But the Belgians had to wait till the second half to get the three goals that condemned Panama to a defeat in what was the first ever meeting between these two sides.

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