Belgium vs Panama Match Report-2018

Two goals from Romelu Lukaku and a stunning volley from Dries Mertens helped Belgium win their opening World Cup game 3-0 against debutants Panama in Sochi on Monday.

Belgium became the first European nation to book their place at Russia 2018.

After a quite first half from both sides, D. Mertens opened up by scoring a goal in the 47th minute.

Man United star Lukaku scored twice in the 69th and 75th minute to seal an comfortable win for Roberto Martinez’s men, who are placed at the top of Group G ahead of England’s match with Tunisia.

Torres did well in the 21st minute to prevent Belgium from scoring, making a superb block to put Kevin De Bruyne’s pass behind ahead of the waiting Lukaku.

Belgium in their last 10 World Cup games have remained unbeaten by winning each of their last five.

Belgium have won all 13 international matches that Dries Mertens has scored in.
Romelu Lukaku has been directly involved in 13 of Belgium’s last 19 goals.

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