Romelu Lukaku is Belgium's highest goalscorer at major tournaments

Romelu Lukaku is Belgium's highest goalscorer at major tournaments

- Romelu Lukaku scored his 39th and 40th goals for Belgium against Tunisia

- He is also the first player to have scored two goals in two consecutive matches in a single World Cup since 1986.

Romelu Lukaku has added to his glory for Belgium in the ongoing World Cup in Russia. He became the country's all-time top scorer at major tournaments as the Belgium cruised past a poor Tunisia in Moscow on Saturday.

Belgium were already cruising at the end of the first half, after a brace from Lukaku and an early penalty goal from captain Eden Hazard. Tunisia had pulled one back through defender Dylan Bronn in the 18th minute.

The Manchester United forward Lukaku has now scored 7 goals for Belgium at major tournaments. He is also the first player after Diego Maradona to have scored two goals in consecutive at matches in a single World Cup.

Substitute Michy Batshuayi added a fifth for Belgium and his first ever goal at a major tournament.Tunisia looked like a team beaten but in the 93rd minute of injury time, they pulled another goal back through Wahbi Khazri.

The Red Devils just need England to avoid defeat to Panama in Sunday's other Group G game to confirm their last-16 spot. This would mean that if results go their way both England and Belgium would have qualified before they clash in the final group game.

Barring unforeseen circumstances in the England-Panama game, it is the end of the road for Tunisia which means that 3 African countries have been kicked out of the tournament. Incidentally, all 3 are the North African competitors.

Later on Saturday, Mexico play South Korea and Germany face off with Sweden. Group C's other game comes on Sunday when England take on Panama.

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