World Cup 2014 : Belgium defeats Russia 1-0

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World Cup 2014 : Belgium 1-0 Russia 22/06/2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun. 22, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Belgium defeated Russia by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Sunday afternoon at the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

45 minutes of play and neither the Belgians nor the Russians have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Belgian forward Divock Origi with just 2 minutes remaining in regulation time.

The result put the Belgians top of Group H with 6 points. Russia is third with one point. In their last game, Belgium will meet second-placed South Korea at the Maracanã Stadium on June 26, while Russia will face Algeria.

Fixtures and Results : Group H

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Overview

Belgium at the World Cup

  • 12 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)

Russia at the World Cup

  • 3 appearances (first in 1994)
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1994)
2014 World Cup Poster
Belgium
1:0
Russia
1:0 (0:0)
  • 22 June 2014
  • 13:00
  • Rio de Janeiro

Group H

TeamPts
Belgium6
South Korea1
Russia1
Algeria0

Matches

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