Deadly Hazard and Lukaku batter Tunisia as Belgium make statement with rout

Martinez happy to be 'boring Belgium'

Martinez happy to be 'boring Belgium'

"We want to stay calm, we want to improve our game and improve as a team", he said. Hazard also scored twice, and Michy Batshuayi added a 90th-minute goal after failing to convert a trio of prime chances.

Hailed as the golden generation of Belgium, Lukaku and Hazard are leading the line as the men in red chase their first World Cup success.

The goal gave Lukaku 40 career worldwide scores.

"It's not easy to score that amount of goals in two games", said Martinez, as his team impressively followed up their 3-0 opening win over Panama and helped Russian Federation 2018 set a World Cup record for 27 tournament games without a goalless draw.

With four World Cup goals in two games, Romelu Lukaku may have finally answered Belgian prayers for a consistent target man to turn a team of abundant midfield creativity into potential champions. And if their first two games are anything to go by, opposition teams have a lot to worry about.

Lukaku, meanwhile, did not train with Belgium on Tuesday and looks likely to be rested. With his three goals against Panama, Kane became the third Englishman after Geoff Hurst and Gary Lineker to score a hat trick in a World Cup match.

Their final round-robin game - against England - will provide a deeper insight into how Hazard, Lukaku and Co can measure up when up against an opposition of real pedigree.

World Cup Fans Clean Up After Themselves
Senegal President Macky Sall is in Russian Federation and will attend his country's World Cup game against Poland in Moscow. One thing is certain, the entire stadium would be litter free when Japan and Senegal compete against each other on June 24.

Lukaku, 25, grabbed a brace in the first half against the North Africans with two simple tap-ins to take his tally to four goals and also draw level with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in the race for the Golden Boot.

Both sides have six points from two wins, and both sides have scored eight goals and conceded two.

Hazard was taken off against the Tunisians with a slight knock and may be one of the regular starters to miss out against England.

Against England, it hardly made any attacking effort once it equalized, but to stay in contention Tunisia will need to end a 12-match winless streak at the World Cup finals, stretching back 40 years. "I don't know how we would go into a game not wanting to win and not wanting to play well".

"For our country, that would be a very hard mindset to have", Southgate said of the possibility of taking it easy.

"I know Rom well, I spent the biggest amount in Everton's history on a player because of the quality of his finishing, not because he was a player that could contribute things other than scoring goals", he said.

Who would you pick for England?

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