KALININGRAD, Jun. 28, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Belgium defeated England by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Thursday night at the Kaliningrad Stadium.
England made the Belgians doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with a saving goal by Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj in the 51st minute.Belgium and England both advance to the Round of 16.
Fixtures and Results : Group G
England at the World Cup
- 1 title (1966)
- 15 appearances (first in 1950)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)
- Statistics: Champions (1966) Fourth Place (1990)
Belgium at the World Cup
- 13 appearances (first in 1930)
- 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)
- 28 June 2018
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