Belgium is off to a roaring start at the World Cup after earning a 3-0 win over Panama on Monday in Group G action from Sochi, Russia.
In the 47th minute, a headed clearance by Panama inside its penalty area fell to Belgium’s Dries Mertens, who hit a sweet from an angle from around 12 yards out that dipped into the far upper corner.
Romelulu Lukaku padded Belgium’s lead in the 69th minute when he scored a header from a fantastic cross delivered into the box by Kevin de Bruyne.
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Lukaku scored a second goal just six minutes later, breaking in on goal after collecting a perfect feed from Eden Hazard.
Belgium is considered one of the favourites in Russia, while Panama is making its World Cup debut.
In other Group G action, Tunisia plays England in Volgograd at 2:00 p.m. ET).
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