Belgium beat England in World Cup third-place playoff

World Cup 2018, Belgium vs England Highlights: Thomas Meunier, Eden Hazard Score As Belgium Beat England To Finish 3rd




FIFA World Cup 2018 Third Place Playoff, Highlights: Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard scored as Belgium beat England.

World Cup 2018, Belgium vs England Highlights: Thomas Meunier, Eden Hazard Score As Belgium Beat England To Finish 3rd
FIFA Football World Cup 2018 Third Place Play-Off Match: Belgium beat England 2-0© AFP
Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third in the FIFA World Cup 2018 on Saturday. An early Thomas Meunier goal gave Belgium the lead in the first half and Eden Hazard scored the second goal in the 82nd minute. Belgium dominated the game in the first twenty minutes with a host of chances comng their way. England crawled back into the game but there weren't any clear-cut chances for the Three Lions. Belgium were the better side throughout the majority of the match. Thibaut Courtois remained untested in the first half. The closest England came to scoring was in the second half when Marcus Rashford slipped a beautiful pass to Eirc Dier who calmly chipped it over Courtois but only to be cleared fron the goal line by Toby Alderweireld. Hazard finished with a brilliant through-ball played by Kevin De Bryune to erase any England's chance in the closing stages.(Highlights: Belgium vs England)

Highlights Between Belgium vs England, 2018 FIFA World Cup, Third Place Play-Off straight from Saint Petersburg Stadium

21:25 IST: Thank you for staying with us for the live match updates.
21:22 IST: Full-Time! Belgium beat England 2-0 in the third-place play-off match to finish 3rd in the FIFA 2018 World Cup.
21:19 IST: 90 minutes up. 3 minutes of added time.
21:17 IST: Final 2 minutes to go and it seems Belgium will finish third in the World Cup.
21:15 IST: TRIVIA! Eden Hazard has been involved in 25 goals (12 goals, 13 assists) in his past 25 Belgium appearances.
21:10 IST: GOAL! 82nd minute. Hazard scores the second goal and it seems that's the final nail in England's coffin in this match. A wonderful-looking through ball by De Bryune and Hazard finishes it with utmost ease. Belgium 2-0 England
21:00 IST: Toby Alderweireld clears it from the goal line as Eric Dier chips over the Belgium keeper. That was the closest England came to a goal-scoring chance. Should have buried it there. 72 minutes gone. Belgium 1-0 England
20:53 IST: Belgium are in complete control of this match. England on the other hand, have been devoid of ideas throughout. Their passing have been lacklustre while Belgium should have doubled their advantage in their early stages of the second half.
20:48 IST: SUBSTITUTION for Belgium. Lukaku comes off for Mertens in the 61st minute.
20:45 IST: England are putting bodies forward but are failing to breach the resolute defence. 57 minutes are up.
20:38 IST: England have made two changes as they've brought on Rashford and Lingard. Their intentions are clear right from the outset. They want to get back into this game as early as possible. Belgium 1-0 England after 50 minutes
20:33 IST: The second half begins.
20:16 IST: Belgium lead England 1-0 at halftime
Belgium beat England in World Cup third-place playoff Belgium beat England in World Cup third-place playoff Reviewed by Dragon on July 14, 2018 Rating: 5
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