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Lukaku makes Belgium first Nations League finalist

Belgium, the country that leads the FIFA world rankings, sealed its passage to the ‘Final 4’ of the European Nations League on Wednesday, after beating Denmark 4-2 in Leuven.

Leuven, Belgium | . | Wednesday 11/18/2020 – 17:14 UTC-5 | 510 words

Belgium, the country that leads the FIFA world rankings, sealed its passage to the ‘Final 4’ of the European Nations League on Wednesday, after beating Denmark 4-2 in Leuven.

Youri Tielemans (minute 4), Romelu Lukaku with a double (57 and 69) and Kevin De Bruyne (88) signed the goals that qualified the ‘Red Devils’. Jonas Older Wind (19) scored for the Danes, in addition to adding in the final stretch with a goal against attributed to Nacer Chadli and which was accompanied by a great error by Thibaut Courtois (87).

Belgium and Denmark disputed the leadership in this direct duel, on the sixth and last day, and with it the only passage of the group for the ‘Final 4’ of October 2021.

For the Belgians it was enough to draw, while the Danes imperatively needed victory, so the former achieved their goal without much suffering.

Belgium finished with 15 points at the top of group A2, while Denmark was second with 10 points, ahead of England (also 10), which beat Iceland 4-0, bottom without scoring and dropped to the second category (League B ).

The Belgians won all their matches in the group except one, the one they lost in England. In their last 18 matches, the team led by Spanish Roberto Martínez has won 16. In the first round they had already beaten the Danes by 2-0 in Copenhagen.