Belgium and Croatia start to european CHAMPIONSHIP qualification with a home win

Belgium is the european CHAMPIONSHIP qualifying on Thursday with a somewhat difficult thuiszege on Russia started: 3-1. World cup finalist Croatia won at home with 2-1 in Azerbaijan.

The Belgians had it in Brussels without, among others, Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne, who, because of injuries, were missing. Players like Eden Hazard and Dries Mertens were of the party.

The ‘Red Devils’ names after a small quarter pipe. Youri Tielemans worked the ball in reference to Timothy Castagne. Russia came after a huge blunder of Thibaut Courtois quickly on 1-1. The goalkeeper resulted in the ball as in, and then Denis Good touch lap.

Yet for rest lap Eden Hazard from a penalty kick in the 2-1 within, and then the captain just before time also the 3-1 to take over. He gave Belgium a good start in the hunt for a EUROPEAN ticket.

In the same group I won in Kazakhstan earlier in the day is surprisingly easy to of Scotland (3-0), while Cyprus with playful ease leaving San Marino (5-0).

Joy at Barasic after his hit on behalf of Croatia. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Croatia only at two points along Azerbaijan

Croatia had against Azerbaijan may not be easy. The guests names in Zagreb midway through the first half surprisingly the lead, thanks to a goal by Ramil Sheydayev.

Defender Borna Barisic put the losing finalist of last world CHAMPIONSHIP on the stroke of rest at the same height. Ten minutes before time ensured Andrej Kramaric for the redeeming 2-1.

In group E won Slovakia also the opener. Thanks to goals from Ondrej Duda and Albert Rusnák (ex-player of SC Cambuur and FC Groningen) was Hungary with 2-0 set aside.

In group G, Poland directly is good business by the on paper tough away game with Austria to win. Substitute player Krzysztof Piatek made for the only goal of the night: 0-1.

Northern Macedonia also won, 3-1 Latvia, and is on the basis of goal difference at the leadership. The third game in the group yielded no winner. Israel and Slovenia played with a 1-1 draw.

View the results of the program, and the state in the european CHAMPIONSHIPS-qualification

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