The Belgian team got an away win against Greece (2:1) in qualifying match of world championship. Decisive goal scored by Romelu Lukaku.
This early success has guaranteed the Belgians trip to the final of the world championship. The devils became the sixth team, who qualified in Russia.
Informed participation ensured Russia as the mistress of the competition, Brazil, Iran, Japan and Mexico.
The Greeks dropped to third place in group H, behind Bosnia and Herzegovina who defeated Gibraltar (4:0). Take the Bosnians scored by Edin Dzeko.
Greece – Belgium 1:2 (0:0)
Goals: Vertongen, 70 (0:1). Zeka, 73 (1:1). Lukaku, 74 (1:2).
Greece: Karnezis, Papastathopoulos, Manolas, Tzavellas, Stafylidis (Limanis, 69), Tziolis, Maniatis (Bacasmas, 85), Fortunes (Vellios, 89), Convict, Samaris, Donis.
Belgium: Courtois, Vermalen, Vertongen, Alderweireld, Meunier, Fellaini (Dandeker, 89), Dembele (Azar, 74), De Bruyne, Mertens, Lukaku, Ferreira-Carrasco (Chadli, 79).
Warning: Dembele, 50. Meunier, 50. Samaris, 55. Ferreira-Carrasco, 76. De Bruyne, 90+2.
Referee: Marciniak (Poland).
September 3. Piraeus. Stadium “Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis”
Gibraltar – Bosnia and Herzegovina – 0:4 (0:1)
Goals: Dzeko, 35 (0:1). Codro, 65 (0:2). Lulić, 84 (0:3). Dzeko, 85 (0:4).
Gibraltar: Ibrahim, George.Chipolina, R. Chipolina, Garcia, Mascarenas-Olivero, Bardon, Walker, Ponce (Piusi, 67), Casciaro (Coombs, 86), Hernandez, Green (Duarte, 80).
Bosnia and Herzegovina: Begovic, Zukanovic, vranješ, Kolasinac, Cakalic (Dumic, 86), Lulić, aalo, hadžić (miličević, 67), Jacko, Višća, Kodro (Basic, 80).
Warning: Zukanovic, 28.
Judge: Arnason (Iceland).
September 3. Faro. Stadium “Algarve”.