MOSCOW: Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku moved closer to his desire to be considered more of an all-round footballer with an assist that set up Kevin De Bruyne for the decisive goal in Friday’s World Cup quarter-final win over Brazil. The powerfully built striker showed a quick turn of pace as he moved out of defence after Belgium won possession from a corner, crossing the halfway line and driving up field before feeding De Bruyne, who then advanced a few metres before striking a superb shot into the corner. It ensured Belgium…
NICE: Reinvigorated by Romelu Lukaku's goals, Belgium take on under-par Sweden on Wednesday with both sides still in the hunt for a Euro 2016 last-16 berth.
BORDEAUX: Belgium rediscovered their most blistering form to batter group E rivals Ireland 3-0 thanks to a brace from Romelu Lukaku and an Axel Witsel header on Saturday.
LONDON: Arsenal thrashed Manchester United 3-0 on Sunday after a pulsating first-half display to climb above them into second place in the Premier League on goal difference.
SALVADOR: Much-fancied Belgium needed extra time to crack heroic United States goalkeeper Tim Howard in a thrilling 2-1 extra-time victory on Tuesday that set up a World Cup quarter-final clash with Argentina. The Belgians had dominated the first 90 minutes but a barrage of efforts were thwarted by an inspired Howard, whose resistance was finally broken in the 93rd minute when midfielder Kevin De Bruyne buried an angled shot from seven meters. In a pulsating extra time, substitute striker Rome Lukaku powered home a second…