Belgium eased previous Russia within the European Championships with a cushty 3-0 victory in Group B.
Romelu Lukaku was top-notch, hitting two targets for his facet.
In the meantime, Thomas Meunier scored the opposite purpose for the world’s primary nation.
Earlier in Group B, Finland overcame Denmark 1-0.
The match was suspended within the first half following the collapse of Christian Eriksen.
Lukaku scripts these information for Belgium
Lukaku netted his 62nd profession purpose for Belgium.
He has now equaled the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and former Brazil star Ronaldo.
Notably, the Inter Milan striker has scored 20 targets in his final 15 aggressive video games for Belgium.
As per Opta, Lukaku has been instantly concerned in 26 targets in his final 19 appearances for Belgium in all competitions (G22 A4).
How did the match pan out?
Lukaku gave Belgium the lead, firing house from Dries Mertens’ cross after a contact from Andrei Semyonov dominated him onside.
Meunier scored the second, turning house the rebound after Thorgan Hazard’s shot had been became his path by Russian keeper Anton Shunin.
Belgium noticed Lukaku add the third as he outpaced defender Igor Diveev from Meunier’s move, beating Shunin with a low end.
Meunier scripts historical past after scoring in opposition to Russia
As per the Euro 2020 official web site, Meunier turned the primary participant to attain a first-half purpose in its place on the Euros. He had come on within the twenty seventh minute for Timothy Castagne.
Key information scripted within the match
As per William Hill, Belgium have equaled their largest ever win within the European Championships group stage. In the meantime, Lukaku has scored in back-to-back European Championships for Belgium (2016-2020).