Thursday, March 25, 2021
The Belgian national team kicked off its FIFA World Cup qualifiers, scheduled to be held next year in Qatar, by beating their Welsh guest 3/1, today, Wednesday, in the first round of the fifth group of qualifiers.
The Welsh team was the first to score by Harry Wilson in the 11th minute, before Kevin De Bruyne equalized for the Belgian team in the 22nd minute.
In the 28th minute, Thorgan Hazard scored the second goal for the Belgian national team, before Romelu Lukaku secured his team’s victory with the third goal from a penalty kick in the 73rd minute.
It is noteworthy that the Belgian national team had won third place in the 2018 World Cup, which was held in Russia.
In another match for the same group, the Czech team swept their Estonian host 6/2.
Estonia advanced through Rauno Sabnen in the 12th minute, before Patrick Cech equalized for the Czech team in the 18th minute.
In the 27th minute, Antonin Barak scored the second goal for the Czech national team, before Tomas Soicz scored three “hat-trick” goals in the 32, 43 and 48 minutes.
In the 56th minute, Jakob Jankto added the sixth goal for the Czech national team, before Henri Aner scored the second goal for Estonia in the 86th minute
With this victory, the Czech team led the fifth group on goal difference from the Belgium national team, and the group also includes the Belarus team.