Nations League: Lukaku’s brace sends Belgium to ‘final four’

Inter Milan striker, Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium secured their place at the Nations League finals with a victory against Denmark.

Leicester’s Youri Tielemans opened the scoring after just three minutes.

Jonas Wind headed in an equaliser but Lukaku turned in Kevin de Bruyne’s pass before heading home a third.

A Nacer Chadli own goal reduced the deficit but a minute after, De Bruyne swept in a fourth for Belgium.

The victory means Roberto Martinez’s side, who beat England 2-0 on Sunday to end the Three Lions’ hopes of reaching the finals, finish top of Group A2.

They join France, Spain and Italy in the finals, which will take place in October 2021. 

Nations League RESULTS:

Albania 3-2 Belarus

Georgia 0-0 Estonia

Bosnia 0-2 Italy

England 4-0 Iceland

Poland 1-2 Netherlands

Belgium 4-2 Denmark

Northern Ireland 1-1 Romania

Wales 3-1 Finland

Israel 1-0 Scotland

Ireland 0-0 Bulgaria

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