Lukaku shines as Belgium demolished Costa Rica

Posted on June 13, 2018, 6:11 am
3 mins

Team Belgium is passing very good time just before Russia World Cup 2018. They have just finished their international friendly schedule before World Cup and their coach Roberto Martinez has stated that his team Belgium is cent percent ready for the upcoming challenge. In their last match, their star player Romelu Lukaku shines as Belgium demolished Costa Rica by 4 – 1 goals. Through the victory, they have announced their entrance at World Cup 2018.

Lukaku shines as Belgium demolished Costa Rica

Just before the Russia World Cup 2018, team Belgium has got an amazing victory. Romelu Lukaku scored the pair of goals and so, another competitor in World Cup 2018 named Costa Rica was destroyed completely. Belgium is standing on the 3rd position on the FIFA ranking table now.

At the home venue, in the last preparation match, Belgium managed a big victory over Costa Rica by 4 – 1 goals. At the beginning of the month, June 2018 Belgium made a draw against Portugal by 0 – 0 goals. Later in last week, they destroyed Egypt by 3 – 0 goals.

Like before, they started the last match which took place on 11th June 2018 at Stade Roi Baudouin, Belgium created heavy pressure to their opponent goal. But, in the opposite way, in 24th minutes of the match, they digested the first goal.

In a counter attack midfielder, Borges passed the ball where into the box one Belgium player wanted to return the ball by a head. But just outside of the box Ruiz got the ball and with a strong shot, the forward escaped the goalkeeper.

Belgium did not take much time to repay the goal when they went behind. In 31st minutes of the game, Eden Hazard passed the ball. Napoli forward Mertens got the ball and he also got the opponent goalkeeper alone.

So, he escaped the Real Madrid goalkeeper Navas and brought balance in the game. Mertens scored the first goal and assisted in 42nd minutes and through his assist, team Belgium went ahead at that time. He passed the ball from the right side and Manchester United striker Lukaku got the ball into the box. From six yards with his right leg volley, he found his mark.

Costa Rica faced defeat against England earlier by 2 – 0 goals and they failed to make any stand in front of Belgium in the 2nd half. In the 5th minutes of the 2nd half, Lukaku increased the goal difference.

He passed an amazing season with his club the Red Devils. He managed his 2nd goal through the head. In 64th minutes with a balanced attack, the goal differences were increased once again. This time the scorer was Batshuayi.

Into the box Hazard passed the ball to Lukaku and he gave it to the Dortmund forward Batshuayi. The Borussia Dortmund forward found his mark successfully.