Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku scored a brace each in a seven-goal thriller, Belgium confirm a place in last 16 while Tunisia bid good bid goodbye to 2018 World Cup…
Belgium and Tunisia playing their second group stage match The Red Devils stamped 5-2 victory at Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow and confirmed their place in last 16 after six points from two games.
Belgium had the finest start of the game as Hazard converted the penalty shot in the 6th minute that was awarded after Chelsea striker was foul inside the box by Syam Ben.
Ten minutes later it was Lukaku who double the lead for The Red Devils on Mertens pass. Two minutes later Tunisia pulled back one. Bronn comes from nowhere and heads the ball in on Khazri´s free kick.
Tunisian were shaky throughout the game Belgium took full advantage to keep the wondering at the back line.
Before the end of first half, Lukaku scored his second of the match to hand Belgium 3-1 lead at the break.
Six minutes down in second half Hazard scored his second of the match making it 4-1 for Belgium. Chelsea forward showed great composure and chested down the long ball from Alderweireld before cutting off two of his marker and slotting the ball past rushing Tunisia goalkeeper.
Tunisia was clueless and Belgium kept invading the Tunisian backline. Batshuayi scored the fifth for Belgium towards the end of regulation time.
Khazri scored a late second goal for Tunisia but that was too late too little for Eagles of Carthage to change the fate of the game.
Full time: Belgium 5-2 Tunisia
90+3: Goal! Wahbi Khazri scores for Tunisia
90: Goal! Michy Batshuayi scores for Belgium
86: Substitution for Belgium, Dries Mertens OFF Y. Tielemans IN
68: Substitution for Belgium, Eden Hazard OFF Michy Batshuayi IN
59: Substitution for Tunisia, Ferjani Sassi OFF Naim Sliti IN
59: Substitution for Belgium, Romelu Lukaku OFF Marouane Fellaini IN
51: Goal! Hazard scores for Belgium
46: Second half kick-off
Half-time: Belgium 3-1 Tunisia
45+3: Goal! Romelu Lukaku scores for Belgium
45: Three minutes added time
41: Substitution for Tunisia, S. Ben Youssef OFF Y. Benalouane IN
24: Substitution for Tunisia, Dylan Bronn OFF H. Nagguez IN