Lukaku’s brace sees Belgium finish Euro 2024 qualifying unbeaten.
Belgium defeated Azerbaijan 5-0 in their Euro 2024 qualifying Group F eighth match in Brussels, Belgium on Tuesday morning (ET). Lukaku led the way with a four-goal performance in the win. Belgium finished Euro 2024 qualifying with six wins and two draws (20 points) to top Group F and earn a spot at the Euro 2024 tournament.
Against Azerbaijan, Belgium started Lukaku up front, with Trosar and Bakayoko leading the attack. Dokou, Branks, Mangala, and Castaigne started in midfield, while Teate, Vertonghen, and Paz defended. Castils was in goal.
Belgium opened the scoring against Azerbaijan in the 17th minute through Lukaku. Lukaku rattled the Azerbaijani net with a header from a Dokou cross in the middle of the penalty area. Azerbaijan continued to play with a numerical disadvantage when midfielder Israfilov was sent off in the 24th minute for accumulating cautions.
Belgium opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a multi-goal effort from Lukaku. Lukaku split the Azerbaijani goal with a right-footed finish from Castaigne’s header in the middle of the penalty area. 보스토토 주소
Lukaku then completed his hat trick in the 30th minute. Lukaku rattled the net, finishing off a ball from Paz in front of the goal. Lukaku showed off his scoring prowess in the 37th minute with his fourth goal of the game. Lukaku collected Mangala’s through ball in the middle of the penalty area and finished with a right-footed shot.
After going into halftime with a lead, Belgium celebrated with a goal from Trossard in the 45th minute. Trossard rattled the Azerbaijani net with a right-footed finish in the middle of the penalty area after Doku’s pass down the right flank, ending the match in Belgium’s favor.