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Belgium beats Tunisia 5-2, advances to World Cup round of 16

Belgium beat Tunisia 5-2 in the second leg of Group G in World Cup, securing a spot in the round of 16 with six points.

Belgium, which ranked third in FIFA World Ranking, opened the score in the 6th minute when captain Eden Hazard converted a penalty kick.

Only 10 minutes later, Romelu Lukaku fired a low strike into the bottom right corner through legs of Syam Ben Yusuf to widen the gap to 2-0.

Tunisia?’s Dylan Bronn pulled one goal in the 18th minute.

Lukaku added the third goal for Belgium three minutes in stoppage time of the first half, and in the 51st minute Hazard added to the agony of the Tunisians with a stylish goal.

The Belgians kept pressing despite their lead and Michy Batshuayi sealed a fifth goal in 90th minute.

Wahbi Kharzi, proving Tunisia was not quitting despite the loss, was out of nowhere and scored his country?’s second goal.

Source: Kuwait News Agency