Friday, 11 October 2019
Belgium becomes the first country to qualify for Euro 2020 while Lukaku scores two goals
Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020, while Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 win over San Marino.
Roberto Martínez's team has an undisputed 11-point lead over third place in Cyprus in Group I.
Belgium led 6-0 at the break after strengthening Lukaku, both goals alone and the blows of Nacer Chadli and Yuri Tielemans.
Christian Benteke scored 7-0 before Yari Verschaeren scored a penalty and Timothy Castagne closed the match.
The double of Lukaku raises his international account to 51 and makes him the first player to score 50 goals for Belgium.
The Inter Milan striker has scored six goals in 10 games for the club and the country this season.
Meanwhile, Russia seems united to Belgium to move from Group I, which strengthened its position in second place with a 4-0 win over Scotland.