BSP-28 Belgium beat Panama 3-0 in World Cup

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Belgium beat Panama 3-0 in World Cup

SOCHI, Russia, June 18, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – A sensational volley by Dries Mertens and a Romelu Lukaku double fired classy Belgium to a 3-0 win against World Cup debutants Panama in Sochi on Monday.

Panama held Belgium at bay until two minutes after the restart when Mertens broke the deadlock, with Lukaku’s brace completing a smooth win for Roberto Martinez’s team in their Group G opener.

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