Roberto Martinez names unchanged Belgium team for Tunisia clash

Roberto Martinez names unchanged Belgium team for Tunisia clash

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard bagged two goals each as Belgium thrashed Tunisia 5-2 to edge closer to a spot in the last 16 at the 2018 World Cup.

It is possibly the last chance to shine on the world stage for a "golden generation" of Belgian talent, including Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, Vincent Kompany, Romelu Lukaku and Dries Mertens.

That was before Hazard added a second, his Blues teammate Michy Batshuayi came off the bench to get on the scoresheet and Wahbi Khazri netted another consolation for Tunisia. A loss for Panama or England will seal their spot in the last 16.

For the second match in a row, Belgium easily dispatched of an overwhelmed opponent in Group G. After their 3-0 win over Panama in the opener, the Red Devils put five goals past Tunisia, who could have conceded a lot more with their wide-open style of play.

"We are still growing and in certain situations we didn't control the ball well enough", said Belgium's Spanish coach.

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But this World Cup is over for injured goalkeeper Mouez Hassen, so Farouk Ben Mustapha will feature against Belgium. The experienced Oussama Haddadi is set to replace Ali Maaloul at left-back in the Tunisian defence and Martinez saw plenty of danger for his team in the north Africans' opening 2-1 defeat to England.

They remain among the favourites at this year's World Cup and beat Tunisia 5-2 to maintain their winning start.

"We had to suffer in spells but when we were in full flow going forward, we look really sharp".

After also scoring twice in the opening 3-0 win against Panama, Manchester United's Lukaku showed clinical finishing with two first-half goals in Moscow, matching Ronaldo's tally in Russian Federation. Maradona had achieved the mark against Belgium and England in Mexico.

"I felt something in my calf in the first half but nothing big and I think I will be OK tomorrow", said Hazard.

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