Belgium rip into Costa Rica in last FIFA World Cup 2018 warm-up games

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Belgium were simply excessive for Costa Rica, who opened vibrantly however wound up on the incorrect side of a 4-1 scoreline in a warm-up match ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

FOOTBALL|FIFA WORLD CUP 2018| Updated: Jun 12, 2018 09:29 IST

An effective brace from Romelu Lukaku and flashing efficiency from Eden Hazard saw Belgium beat Costa Rica 4-1 in Brussels in their last World Cup heat up on Monday.

Belgium fans will have enjoyed in scary as Hazard, revealing fantastic kind recently, hopped off in the 70th minute.

His colleagues later on resolved any worries of enduring damage to the small Chelsea forward.

“I’m not too concerned about Eden, he’s a goon. He gets kicked all the time, however quickly overcomes it,” stated Lukaku after the video game.

Coach Roberto Martinez’s multi-talented Red Devils were simply excessive for Costa Rica, who opened brilliantly as well as taking the lead through Brian Ruiz with a slick surface after some early pressure from the visitors.

The side that beat Egypt 3-0 last week, with a first-rate Hazard pulling the strings was 2-1 up by half-time thanks to surfaces from Dries Mertens and Lukaku.

The huge Manchester United target male got his 2nd with an effective header after facing area with terrific speed.

He then established strike partner Michy Batshuayi for the 4th and the set did a little dance to commemorate.

Belgium’s Group G competitors from the World Cup will have been cautioned, with undesirable seeing for England, Panama and Tunisia.