World Cup 2018 : Belgium defeats Tunisia 5-2

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

MOSCOW, Jun. 23, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Belgium defeated Tunisia by a score of 5-2 (halftime: 3-1), in a World Cup group stage game on Saturday afternoon at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.

Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku scored dual goals

Belgium dominated the first half thanks to goals from Hazard ('6 on penalty) and Lukaku ('16, '45). Leading 3-1 at the break, the Belgians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Hazard '51 and Batshuayi '90).

The result put the Belgians top of Group G with 6 points. Tunisia is bottom with no points. In their last game, Belgium will meet second-placed England at the Spartak Stadium on June 28, while Tunisia will face Panama.

Fixtures and Results : Group G

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Overview

Belgium at the World Cup

  • 13 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)

Tunisia at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1978)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
2018 World Cup Poster
Belgium
5:2
Tunisia
5:2 (3:1)
  • 23 June 2018
  • 15:00
  • Moscow

Group G

TeamPts
Belgium6
England3
Panama0
Tunisia0

Matches

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