Romelu Lukaku scores as well as assists a goal for Belgium in their 3-0 victory against the Czech Republic. It must be stated that the match was closer than it seems with Belgium being more clinical.
During Belgium vs Czech Republic match, Romelu Lukaku was the lethal target man which the opponents focused on defending. Due to this physique and technique, the Belgian can play in various playing styles. With the team built on a taller defence, the player can play as a poacher due to his intense pace. Against a team with more agile players, he doesn’t mind playing as a target man. It must be said that due to this adaptability is why the player is currently playing for Chelsea.
During this match, Belgium had 53.3% possession and the Czech Republic had 46.7. It must be stated that Czech Republic’s defensive line was higher than that of the Belgium national team. Each team had over 10 shots in the game with Belgium have the most amounting to 16. Concerning shots on target, Belgium had 6 while the Czech Republic had 4. While Belgium completed 560 passes during the match, it must be stated that the maximum area where it was passed was in the midfield third.
The match of the match was from the Belgium team and has played for Chelsea but wasn’t Romelu Lukaku. It was Eden Hazard who scored a goal as well during the game. It must be said that most of the Belgium team’s creativity came from the front 3 attackers.
How good was Eden Hazard And Romelu Lukaku for Belgium?
During the match, Eden seemed to get his form back with his fitness being close to 100%. During the game, he made 3 successful dribbles in the 73 minutes he played and also scored a goal. Also scoring his goal in the 40th minute during open play. He has a high passing accuracy of 86% while completing each cross and long ball he passed. He was fouled 3 times while winning all 6 ground duels.
Romelu Lukaku on the other hand scored the first goal in the game in the 7th minute from outside the box. While also assisting the third goal of the game during the 64th minute of the game.