Belgium vs Czech Republic FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Belgium beat the Czech Republic 3-0 to increase the gap at the top of Group E- Belgium defeated the Czech Republic 3-0 to continue their unbeaten streak in Group E. They now have 13 points and sit comfortably at the top of the table. The Czech Republic sits in the 2nd spot with 7 points. Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring in the 8th minute and Eden Hazard doubled the lead in the 41st minute. Alexis Saelemaekers put the game to bed with the 3rd goal for Belgium in the 65th minute.
Only Romelu Lukaku (67) has scored more goals for Belgium than Eden Hazard (33).
His first international goal since November 2019 against Russia. ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/eTc2RWMzIv
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Belgium vs Czech Republic: Romelu Lukaku marked his 100th cap with an early goal to set Belgium on their way to an impressive 3-0 win over the Czech Republic in their World Cup qualifier in Brussels on Sunday.
It was Lukaku’s 67th goal for his country and came after eight minutes, followed by a second from captain Eden Hazard four minutes before halftime.
Substitute Alexis Saelemaekers added a third with 25 minutes left to play to underline Belgium’s top place in the FIFA rankings and extend to 29 games their unbeaten home record.
The victory consolidated Belgium’s top place in Group E as they moved to 13 points from five games, six points clear of the second-placed Czechs.