Belgium was lethal for the second-straight game, mostly doing as it wished in toppling Tunisia 5-2 in Moscow.
The win comes on the heels of a 3-0 defeat of Panama, and “Big Rom” has been the man for the Red Devils.
[ RECAP: Belgium 5-2 Tunisia ]
Romelu Lukaku has four goals in two games, and was a force against Tunisia. His two-goal performance could’ve been four, the highlight a perfectly-timed run to chip home his second off a feed from Thomas Meunier.
Eden Hazard also scored twice, once from the penalty spot, and he marveled at his mate.
“It’s easy to play with Romelu Lukaku, pass him the ball and he scores every time. He was fantastic.”
Belgium advances to the knockout rounds, and will face England in its final match (likely with the group on the line). The winner of the group gets the runner-up of Group H with Japan, Senegal, Poland, and Colombia, and the second place team plays the winner.
“This game we won so we are happy today. We played well and scored five goals. We conceded two, we can improve on that but now we enjoy the next four days and then we play England for the top of the group,” Hazard added.
The England-Belgium match is Thursday in Kaliningrad.