Belgium redeems itself in an ideal match towards Romania | Euro Cup Germany 2024 | EUROtoday

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Belgium beat Romania and the group is caught with the 4 groups tied on three factors and every part pending for the final day. In a really engaging match, with the Belgian workforce unleashed from the start to heal the injuries of their defeat towards Slovakia, the Red Devils needed to wait nearly till the top to certify the victory, as a result of the Romanians, pacific within the first half, responded within the second they usually have been in a position to tie.

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Koen Casteels, Timothy Castagne, Jan Vertonghen, Wout Faes, Arthur Theate, Youri Tielemans, Amadou Onana, Kevin De Bruyne, Dodi Lukébakio, Jérémy Doku, Romelu Lukaku, Leandro Trossard (Dodi Lukébakio, min. 55), Yannick Carrasco (Jérémy Doku , min. 71), Orel Mangala (Youri Tielemans, min. 71) and Zeno Debast (Arthur Theate, min. 76)

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Florin Nita, Nicusor Bancu, Andrei Ratiu, Radu Dragusin, Andrei Burca, Razvan Marin, Nicolae Stanciu, Dennis Man, Marius Marin, Valentin Mihaila, Denis Dragus, Darius Olaru (Marius Marin, min. 67), Ianis Hagi (Valentin Mihaila, min. 67), Denis Alibec (Denis Dragus, min. 80) and Deian Sorescu (Andrei Ratiu, min. 89)

Goals
1-0 min. 1: Tielemans. 2-0 min. 79: De Bruyne

Referee Szymon Marciniak

Yellow playing cards

Lukebakio (min. 34), Nicusor Bancu (min. 58), Marius Marin (min. 64)

There is not any shirt within the Euro Cup that displays the trouble as a lot as Belgium's. It could also be due to the colour, it might be due to the fabric with which it’s made, however the impression is that the Belgian gamers sweat profusely. They play towards Romania, and their rivals' footwear look model new, whereas theirs, after 5 minutes, are already dripping. Lukaku appears to return out of a sauna; Doku, who’s the Belgian Nico Williams, additionally with dreadlocks, additionally overflowing many times on the left, is as if after bathing within the pool. Even Kevin De Bruyne, the whole footballer, as heavy on his shoulders as he’s aesthetic in his actions, offers the feeling of enjoying in Saudi Arabia, and never underneath the nice 21 levels of Cologne.

But maybe it’s that the trouble mirrored on the shirts is a mirror of what occurs on the pitch, as a result of the Belgians, with your complete royal household within the stands, exit onto the sector to eat Romania in bites, from the primary minute, and earlier than the second was up, they’ve a reward in a play that De Bruyne begins, Doku extends, Lukaku factors along with his again to the purpose and Tielemans finishes at 115 kilometers per hour, and with the ball spinning at 5 revolutions per second, in response to Their sensors depend, in order that Nita can do nothing.

Angry, harm by the defeat in the beginning, and in want of the three factors, the Belgian Devils appeared within the recreation with an uncommon depth, with modifications within the workforce, a special system and numerous need. So many who the Romanians, besides within the response after the purpose, may barely reply to the attacking hell of the Belgians. Dragusin had a header two minutes later, after which it was a monologue from Belgium within the first half.

First it was Lukaku who threatened by transferring round within the space on a transparent event; Then De Bruyne starred in a superb drive, which he gave to Lukebakio to make Nitá work. The Belgian whirlwind devastated Romania, which tried to get out, however couldn’t. The ball at all times circulated close to the Romanian space and the Belgians lacked the fortune within the first half to attain one other purpose.

But the second half, with each groups trying to rating, turned a unprecedented spectacle. A few Belgian errors allowed Romania to get dangerously near the open discipline. After a mistake by Onana, Mihaila was in a position to tie, however De Bruyne responded with two lengthy photographs that threatened Nitá's purpose.

Then it got here to Lukaku's third disallowed purpose within the two video games he has performed. The striker turned determined after a run from midfield that ended up within the internet, however the VAR failed. He had one other from the Roma participant, after one other help from De Bruyne, who had no alternative however to be in control of giving peace to Belgium in an motion through which he performed Lukaku, working for a ball, which after the throw-in lengthy by Casteels, he combed again a Romanian defender.

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