Belgium’s golden generation fails to mark it’s trail

Romelu Lukaku punched the side of the dugout and was consoled as he sat with his shirt pulled over his head after the 0-0 draw with Croatia and it was clearly an outpouring of frustration for his role in Belgium’s early exit from the World Cup. But perhaps it was also frustration at what feels like an untimely end of…

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Belgium fight hard to edge Canada

Belgium laboured to victory in their opening World Cup game as they were pushed all the way by an outstanding effort from Canada. Canada dominated large portions of this Group F game but were wasteful in front of goal, particularly when Alphonso Davies saw a first-half penalty saved by Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois. Courtois also had to save well from…

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Lukaku set for Chelsea return

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku could return to the bench for Tuesday’s Champions League Group H match against Juventus at Stamford Bridge. The Belgium forward has not played since injuring his ankle on 2 November in the Champions League win over Malmo. Manager Thomas Tuchel said Lukaku “seemed OK” after training on Sunday but was still unsure if he will play.…

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Lukaku scores on his 100th Belgium cap

Romelu Lukaku celebrated his 100th Belgium cap with his 67th international goal. He scored in a comfortable win over the Czech Republic in World Cup qualifying. The Chelsea striker, 28, raced onto a Hans Vanaken through ball to score with a first-time finish from the edge of the box. Vanaken then set up Eden Hazard to score his first international…

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