International Friendly: Romelu Lukaku Scores Twice As Belgium Complete World Cup Warm-Up With 4-1 Win Over Costa Rica (Video)

Alan Duffy

11th, June 2018

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Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium finished their World Cup warm-up schedule with a comfortable 4-1 win over Costa Rica in Brussels.

Costa Rica took the lead on 24 minutes, courtesy of a fine volley former Fulham attacker Bryan Ruiz.

However, soon after, Belgium drew level, with Dries Mertens scoring from close-range.

Just before the break, Mertens turned provider for Lukaku, who volleyed in the Napoli striker’s cross.

Soon after the break, Lukaku would score again, this time courtesy of a powerful header from a Nacer Chadli centre.

With Kevin De Bruyne pulling the strings in midfield, Belgium would score again just after the hour-mark, with sub Michy Batshuayi scoring after he was set up by Lukaku.

On 70 minutes, Eden Hazard, who was lively throughout, limped off on 70 minutes which is sure to worry Belgium boss Roberto Martinez.

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The Belgians kick off their World Cup campaign on Monday, against Panama, with their heavyweight Group G clash with England coming on June 28th.

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