EURO 2016: Belgium Ease Into Quarter Finals In Fashion

Belgium produced their best performance of Euro 2016 to power into the quarter-finals with a convincing 4-0 win over Hungary.

Belgium went straight onto the offensive with the impressive Kevin de Bruyne, revelling in a central role behind Romelu Lukaku, shooting wide after four minutes.De Bruyne linked superbly with Lukaku throughout and the Everton striker twice went close early on after being played in by the Manchester City man.

Toby Alderweireld scoring the opener
Toby Alderweireld scoring the opener

Toby Alderweireld set up victory with an early header after heading in a fine De Bruyne freekick from the right.Belgium decided to send on Batshuayi for Lukaku and it paid instant dividends, although his goal owed much to the brilliance of Hazard.

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Hazard lost his man on the left with a superb change of pace and his low ball into the box presented Batshuayi with an unmissable chance in front of goal.Hazard was not finished there and went even better two minutes later, easing past defenders as he cut in from the left and then curled a low shot inside the far post from 18 yards.

Hungary might have had a consolation in the last minute but Courtois saved from Akos Elek and Belgium broke upfield to score again with Carrasco racing on to a Radja Nainggolan pass to tuck home the fourth.

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