Euro 2020- Belgium beat Russia 3-0: Romelu Lukaku’s brace helps Belgium ease past Russia: A brace from Romelu Lukaku and a goal from Meunier helped Belgium beat Russia in the 1st match of Group B.
After Denmark’s match against Finland was suspended temporarily due to Christian Eriksen’s health scare, Inter Milan teammate Romelu Lukaku dedicated his first goal to the Croatian.
Euro 2020- Belgium beat Russia 3-0: Romelu Lukaku’s brace helps Belgium ease past Russia 3-0
Luka turned to shoot into the bottom corner in the 10th minute and headed to a television camera to grab it with both hands, said: “Chris, Chris, I love you.”
Belgium vs Russia Highlights: Substitute Thomas Meunier added another goal in the 34th minute and Lukaku made it 3-0 in the 88th for top-ranked Belgium, which validated its status as one of the favorites at Euro 2020 with a comfortable win in front of a heavily pro-Russian crowd of 26,264 spectators.
Before the game, there were loud jeers around Saint Petersburg Stadium after Belgium’s players took a knee before kickoff. Loud music was played while the gesture against racism was taking place but the boos were still audible.
Belgium beat Russia 3-0: Romelu Lukaku’s brace helps Belgium ease past Russia 3-0
Euro 2020 Group B standings: Belgium secures the top spot in Group B with their comprehensive 3-0 win over Russia.
In the other Group B match, Finland secured all 3 points against Denmark with a 1-0 win and are currently placed at the second spot below Belgium due to inferior goal difference.
Russia sinks to bottom after conceding 3 goals, while Denmark had a forgetful night which was overshadowed by the Eriksen injury and to hurt their wounds, the Danes suffered a narrow 1-0 loss.
Belgium beat Russia Highlights