Belgium overcome Courtois howler to sink Russia: Captain Eden Hazard scored twice for Belgium to Prevent the blush of Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, and on Thursday Won a 3-1 win over Russia in his Euro 2020 Group I qualifier at King Baudouin Stadium. Courtois hand Over Russia a Soft equalizer after giving a goal to Denis Cheryshev, but Belgium claimed a worthy win when Youri Tielemans opened the scoring with his first international goal, and Heard two more, with penalty spot Added one to the
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while Hazard Brothers, Eden, and Thorgan played for the third time in a national team shirt together, Striker Michy Batshuayi was asked to lead the line in the absence of injured Romelu Lukaku. Belgium led 15 minutes when Timothy fed the Castagne’s pass Fed at the edge of the box and as soon as Russia’s defensive line was open, midfielder fired a short shot past goalkeeper Guilherme Marinato.
But the lead barely lasted for a minute, as a scary error from the Courtois gave gifts to Cheryshev. The keeper took possession while chasing a back-pass and when pressed into action, passed the ball directly near the Cheryshev on the edge of the box which ended in an empty net.
Batshuayi came closer to rest when the Hazard brothers led the fielding from a Russian angle and when the ball fell to the striker in the box, their shot defeated Marinato, but not on defender Georgiy Dzhikiya on the goalline.
Semi-finalists of the World Cup, Belgium, last year, scored their second straight before the break when Eden Hazard was placed in the box by Yuri Zhirkov, and changed the spot-kick and gave his side a 2-1 lead over halftime.
Batshuayi should have added a third to the Home Side when he was left untouched and started a low cross on the post from eight yards. When Captain Hatley blocked the shot of Batshuayi and lifted the ball into the box then the third netted it and the visitors finished the game with 10 goals. For the latest updates and trending news, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
Earlier, Cyprus reached the top of Group I standings with a 5-0 win over San Marino in Nicosia.
Striker Pieros Sotiriou changed the two penalties to go with the goals of Ioannis Kousoulos, Georgios Efrem and Konstantinos Laifis.