Belgium book second victory in euro cup qualification, painful defeat to Croatia

Belgium has Sunday, also his second EK-kwalificatieduel won. The team of coach Roberto Martínez was 0-2 too strong for Cyprus. Earlier in the day was Croatia against a painful defeat on visit to Hungary: 2-1.

Eden Hazard opened against Cyprus after only ten minutes, the score for Belgium. The striker from Chelsea scored after a blocked shot from Michy Batshuayi and listened to his hundredth international match on his thirtieth interlanddoelpunt.

Eight minutes later, Batshuayi’s second goal in Nicosia. After a pass through the middle of Thorgan Hazard omspeelde the attacker of Crystal Palace goalkeeper Urko Pardo and he pushed the ball inside.

By the second victory goes to Belgium only to head in group I. The ‘Red Devils’ were last Thursday also too strong for Russia (3-1).

The Russians took earlier in the day with 0-4 from Kazakhstan. Denis Good led his team with two goals and an assist to the win. Artem Dzyuba and Absal Beysebekov made the other goals in Astana.

In the same poule restored Scotland with a 0-2 victory at San Marino of the blamerende defeat Thursday against Kazakhstan (3-0). Kenny McLean and Johnny Russell were spot-on behalf of the Scots.

The Croats bales firmly after the painful defeat in Hungary. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Croatia gives a gap of hands against Hungary

In group E began to Croatia on the duel with Hungary. The losing world cup finalist arrived in Budapest within a quarter of an hour the lead through a goal by Ante Rebic, who is a cross from Andrej Kramaric close binnentikte.

Twenty minutes later, Ádám Szalai the Hungarians alongside. After a pass from ex-PSV’er Balázs Dzsudzsák pushed the attacker to the ball in the far corner. Máté Pátkai gave the home team a quarter of an hour for time profit by in the second instance, to score from a corner.

By the defeat is Croatia with three points from two matches in fourth place in group E. The team of national coach Zlatko Dalic began the qualifying tournament for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2020 last Thursday with a painstaking thuiszege on Azerbaijan (2-1).

In the same group recorded for Wales in his first european CHAMPIONSHIPS-kwalificatieduel a 1-0-home win at Slovakia. Daniel James crowning to matchwinner by already in the fifth minute to find the target from the edge of the zestienmetergebied.

Hungary is celebrating the stunt against Croatia with the audience. (Photo: Pro Shots)

Zahavi delivers Austria’s defeat in Israel

In group G went to Austria in Haifa to a surprising 4-2 down against Israel. The former FC Twente attacker Marko Arnautovic brought the visitors the lead with Israel.

Then took Israel through a hattrick of Eran Zahavi and a goal of Munas Dabbur a 4-1-lead. Arnautovic was then back on behalf of the Austrians.

Poland was in Warsaw, however, a win against Latvia: 2-0. Robert Lewandowski and Kamil Glik gave to their country the victory. In the third match in the group played Slovenia in Ljubljana, slovenia with a 1-1 draw against Northern Macedonia.

Eran Zahavi was with a hattrick the celebrated man in Israel. (Photo: Pro Shots)

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