World Cup qualifiers: the big boxes from Belgium and the Netherlands

Revenge, Belgium walked this Tuesday against Belarus (8-0) during the third day of the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. The Netherlands also had fun against Gibraltar (0-7), while Portugal struggled to beat Luxembourg (1-3).

It was the evening of the cards during this third day of the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. Four days after their draw (1-1) on the road to the Czech Republic, Belgium did not detail to atomize, at home, Belarus on the score of 8 to 0.

Thanks to six different scorers, including braces from Leandro Trossard and Hans Vanaken, but also an achievement by Rennes player Jérémy Doku, the Red Devils took the lead in Group E with 7 points. In Leuven, despite the rest of the stars Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, Belgium delivered a real demonstration and showed all its attacking potential. In the other Group E poster, Wales took all three points against the Czech Republic late in the game with a goal from Manchester United player Daniel James.

Portugal jostled by Luxembourg

The other card of the evening was made by the Netherlands, who easily came to the end of Gibraltar on the move (0-7). Memphis Depay was particularly illustrated by a double, in a meeting where the Dutch waited for the 41st minute to unlock the counter, thanks to Steven Berghuis.

Turkey keeps the lead of Group G, despite their disappointing draw (3-3) at home against Latvia. Burak Yılmaz scored 3-1 for the Turks but the Latvians showed great resistance to claim their first point of this qualifying campaign. In the last poster of this group G, Norway won on Montenegro, with a goal signed by Alexander Sørloth in the first period (35th). Erling Haaland therefore remains at zero goals in three games.

Portugal experienced difficulties against Luxembourg but managed to get out (1-3). Led in the 30th minute, the Portuguese team relied on its assets in attack, Diego Jota and Cristiano Ronaldo, to get by. A 103rd selection goal for CR7, allowing Portugal to retain first place in Group A ahead of Serbia, who beat Azerbaijan earlier (1-2) in the day.

In Group H, Cyprus made a small sensation by winning at home (1-0) against Slovenia. Croatia and Russia share the top of the group after three days, with six points. The teammates of Luka Modric, scorer on penalty on Tuesday, triumphed at home against Malta (3-0). Golovin and his family fell on the ground of Slovakia (2-1).

All the scores of the evening:

Luxembourg – Portugal: 1-3

Belgium – Belarus: 8-0

Wales – Czech Republic: 1-0

Turkey – Latvia: 3-3

Gibraltar – Netherlands: 0-7

Montenegro – Norway: 0-1

Slovakia – Russia: 2-1

Croatia – Malta: 3-0


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