Belgium has its last practice game before the world cup in Russia convincingly won. Helped by two goals from Romelu Lukaku won the ‘Red Devils’ in Brussels with 4-1 Costa Rica.
Previously, the team of coach Roberto Martinez in the preparation phase with 3-0 too strong for Egypt. The duel with European champion Portugal ended the same: 0-0.
Belgium came up against Costa Rica, which is also at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS for participating in surprising at a disadvantage. Bryan Ruiz accomplished in the 24th minute clever touch after bad uitverdedigen of Jan Vertonghen.
The rest, led his team already 2-1 by hits of Dries Mertens and Lukaku. After the break, the striker of Manchester United with a fine header for 3-1. Substitute Michy Batshuayi brought, after an assist from Lukaku, the 4-1 on his name.
Belgium start the world cup on June 18 against Panama and play then against Tunisia (23 June) and England (28 June).
Costa Rica encounter in group E in Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia. The team of coach Oscar Ramirez lost last Thursday with 2-0 from England.
Also world cup participants Senegal and South Korea played their final practice game before the departure to Russia. In the Austrian Grödig were the Senegalese with 2-0 too strong.
The match was finished without supporters. Sadio Mané was in Senegal to kick-off. In the beginning of the second half went on a cross by Kim Young-Gwon in the goal of South Korea. Just before time was Moussa Konaté it 2-0 from a penalty kick.
So did Senegal, just before the travel to Russia is still a victory to book. Earlier friendly matches this year were gelijkgespeeld or lost.
Senegal is playing in Russia, first against Poland on Tuesday 19 June. Continue to take the Senegalese in group H Colombia and Japan. South Korea in the first team contest against Sweden, on Monday 18 June. In group F are Germany and Mexico opponents.