Romelu Lukaku played a part in Belgium’s opener against England in the third-place play-off in Russia this evening.
Both countries will find themselves disappointed to be in today’s game and narrowly missing out on the World Cup, which takes place on Sunday at 4pm.
Lukaku will be hoping to catch Harry Kane (6) for the tournament’s Golden Boot award, but the Manchester United striker will be happy to have contributed to the opening goal with a defence-splitting pace from a deep position.
Belgium’s star man found Nacer Chadli out wide on the left before the West Brom star delivered a dangerous cross into Thomas Meunier’s path. Phil Jones was among the England players asleep and unable to do anything about it.
Watch the goal below and stay tuned for more World Cup action.
— Bob Brinkworth (@Newgolddream81) 14 July 2018