KALININGRAD – Belgium has seriously devalued cracker against England at the world cup with a 1-0 win, leaving the Red Devils as group winners to the quarter-final.
Adnan Januzaj cheers after his stunning 1-0.
And it is Monday night Japan the opponent. England encounter as number 2 a day later, on Colombia, which is earlier on the Thursday, via a 1-0 victory over Senegal also assured of a place in the last sixteen.
Where prior to the world cup eagerly was looking forward to the clash between Belgium and England in Kaliningrad, was the duel after the first two groepsrondes all of all the gloss is stripped. Both Belgium and England won the matches against Panama and Tunisia, and even the goal difference was exactly the same.
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And thus was born the remarkable situation that, in a depot in Kaliningrad, the number of yellow cards the difference would give about who the group winners would be and who the second. Belgium had in the previous two duels one yellow card more than England, making the English on the basis of Fair Play as number 1 in the competition started.
Difficult side of schema
But because the winner of group G to the ’difficult’ side of the schedule is (including Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, France, and Uruguay) there were advance lot of speculation that Belgium and England, therefore, prefer the second wanted to be in the group. The first half offered also little spectacle. Michy Batshuayi was from a scrimmage close to the 1-0 for Belgium, while Marouane Fellaini a shot by Danny Rose from the doelmond met saw.
Youri Tielemans gets yellow by Damir Skomina.
England (where Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Jesse Lingard were sitting on the sofa) was only via a header from Ruben Loftus-Cheek to rest near a goal and when referee Damir Skomina for the rest whistled was by the audience with both catcalls as cheers greeted. Whistling because of the unimaginative game from both sides, cheers because for the first 45 minutes finally had passed.
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Three yellow cards for
Because Youri Tielemans and Leander Dendoncker for peace by Skomina on the receipt were thrown, were the Belgians now three yellow cards and it seemed that battle in the ’advantage’ of the Belgians decided. But Adnan Januzaj left after rest to see ’just’ want to win. The former player of Manchester United, sent Rose the forest, and left with a beautifully curled Jordan Pickford no chance.
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On the other hand, left Marcus Rashford two big chances to equalize untapped, while substitute Danny Welbeck close to the 1-1. Fellaini shot his goalkeeper on the goal line to help and with that came the Belgian victory is no longer in danger. And could all reflect on a equal standings, the recycle bin, because Belgium ends up as group winners with three points ahead of England.
The other match in group G, between Panama and Tunisia, ended in a 2-1 victory for the Tunisians. An own goal from Yassine Meriah helped Panama for peace in the lead, but Fakhreddine Ben Youssef and Wahbi Khazri shots of Tunisia in the second half to the third place in the group.
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