World Cup 2018 : Belgium beats England 2-0 to claim World Cup third place

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

SAINT PETERSBURG, Jul. 14, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Belgium secured the consolation of third place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a 2-0 win against England (halftime: 1-0) on Saturday afternoon at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.

Belgium dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Meunier in the 4th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Belgians further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Hazard with just 8 minutes remaining in regulation time.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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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)

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)
2018 World Cup Poster
Belgium
2:0
England
2:0 (1:0)
  • 14 July 2018
  • 17:00
  • Saint Petersburg

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