Red Devils win spektakelrijke match against Bosnia

The Red Devils have Saturday night in the Grbavicastadion in Sarajevo on the ninth, and also second-to-last match in world cup qualifying group H with a 3-4 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

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The match was only four minutes of kick off when Thomas Meunier after clever interplay on the right with Eden Hazard 0-1. For Meunier is already the fifth goal in this world cup kwalificatiecampagne.

During the course of the first half of the reason the Devils themselves, however, on the Bosnian field, and on the half hour if Haris Medunjanin the second half in goal (1-1) slide, a minute after Marouane Fellaini, the replacement of the suspended Axel Witsel, was lost with on first sight an injury to the left knee. Because Radja Nainggolan had passed through by Martinez got Leander Dendoncker surprisingly speelminuten.


The rabid hometown audience was suddenly completely awake and then is always vigilant against Bosnia, a team that it is mainly his fighting spirit. Belgium fell further and further away and the home team if ahead go rest after Edin Visca, the Basaksehir-winger at Club Brugge also know, after a rare mistake from Jan Vertonghen 2-1 of had made, and that it is precisely in the competition in which Vertonghen at the same height and came up with Jan Ceulemans Belgian record international.

The coach will handle the rest by Dries Mertens to the side to get Youri Tielemans, allowing Kevin De Bruyne a row higher slide, and the former Anderlecht duo Dendoncker-Tielemans the sheets should impart on the society.

It remained, however, a contest that two sides could and at the end of Michy Batshuayi on the hour actually came out of the blue. For Batsman with the fifth hit in twelve games in the national shirt. Jan Vertonghen put then his mistake right by the 2-3 to the stairs, after a handsome action from Yannick Carrasco. Batshuayi had the 2-4 still at the foot, but decided on thuisdoelman Begovic.


The Bosnians played all or nothing and Dario Dumic headed home after a corner kick in the second half against the nets. A few minutes later and luminary Carrasco the 3-4 end position on the scoreboard after a somewhat bizarre contest. For Belgium, it is the first victory ever on Bosnian soil.

With one more match day ahead, there is a handsome 25 27 behind the name of Belgium in the stand. For Bosnia and Herzegovina are the barrages for the world cup suddenly far away. In the state and they continue to be second, but later on on Saturday night can Greece them outgrow, if a victory at Cyprus.

More important for the Belgians is that the status of seed now almost within. In a thuiszege Tuesday in the final race against Cyprus remain the Belgians certainly in the top seven of the FIFA-ranking, a condition on 1 december in the Kremlin in Moscow as the seed for the drum to go to the world cup draw.

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