Two goals from Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku helped Belgium to a 5-2 victory over Tunisia in Saturday’s World Cup fixture in Moscow.
Belgium started the match on the front foot and it took just five minutes for the Red Devils to win a penalty after Hazard was tripped inside the penalty area, with the Chelsea playmaker getting to his feet to sweep the ball to the right of Farouk Ben Mustapha.
Hazard should have added a second soon afterwards but scuffed a shot towards goal from 12 yards, but Romelu Lukaku soon doubled his side’s advantage after latching onto a Dries Mertens pass before finding the far bottom corner from inside the penalty area.
However, Tunisia quickly halved the deficit through Bronn, who was perfectly placed to head into the far corner after Wahbi Khazri has delivered a teasing inswinging cross.
Kevin De Bruyne played the ball in-field to Thomas Meunier and after the wing-back flicked a pass through to Lukaku, the Manchester United forward did the rest by dinking a shot over Ben Mustapha.
Both teams returned for the second half with the intention of going on the attack but Belgium soon put the game beyond any doubt with a fourth goal as Hazard collected a pinpoint pass from De Bruyne before rounding Ben Mustapha and volleying into an empty net.
After many failed attempts Batshuayi was not to be denied as he found the back of the net in the final minute of normal time, sliding in to volley into the far corner after a teasing cross from Youri Tielemans .
Tunisia netted a second through Khazri – who swept into the far corner from close range – in the third minute of added-on time, but Belgium were full value for their win.