FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium thrash Tunisia, Mexico edge past South Korea

Updated On Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Both Belgium and Mexico secured their second wins of the FIFA World Cup 2018. The wins take the two teams to six points out of six and puts them one step closer to the knock out rounds. Belgium wshowed their class in their rout of Tunisia while Mexico showed graft in their 2-1 win over South Korea. Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard scored two goals for Belgium, while Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored for Mexico in their triumph.

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Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard helped Belgium thrash Tunisia 5-2 to close in on the last 16 spot in the FIFA World Cup 2018. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard helped Belgium thrash Tunisia 5-2 to close in on the last 16 spot in the FIFA World Cup 2018. (REUTERS)

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Belgium continued their great run in the FIFA World Cup 2018 with a magnificent 5-2 win over Tunisia. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Belgium continued their great run in the FIFA World Cup 2018 with a magnificent 5-2 win over Tunisia. (REUTERS)

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The win has almost knocked Tunisia out of the competition while for Belgium, they are all but through to the next round. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

The win has almost knocked Tunisia out of the competition while for Belgium, they are all but through to the next round. (REUTERS)

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Eden Hazard gave Belgium a great start as he converted a penalty in the sixth minute to put Belgium ahead. (REUTERS)
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Eden Hazard gave Belgium a great start as he converted a penalty in the sixth minute to put Belgium ahead. (REUTERS)

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Romelu Lukaku doubled their advantage as Belgium continued to dominate. (REUTERS)
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Romelu Lukaku doubled their advantage as Belgium continued to dominate. (REUTERS)

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Eden Hazard scored his second goal as Tunisia wilted under the onslaught. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Eden Hazard scored his second goal as Tunisia wilted under the onslaught. (REUTERS)

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Lukaku joined Hazard as the duo scored two goals apiece. (AP)
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Lukaku joined Hazard as the duo scored two goals apiece. (AP)

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The efforts by Lukaku and Hazard put Belgium on course for a big win. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

The efforts by Lukaku and Hazard put Belgium on course for a big win. (REUTERS)

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Wahbi Khazri and Dylan Broon scored for Tunisia but it all went in vain. (REUTERS)
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Wahbi Khazri and Dylan Broon scored for Tunisia but it all went in vain. (REUTERS)

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Michy Batshuayi had three chances of scoring a goal but he missed. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Michy Batshuayi had three chances of scoring a goal but he missed. (REUTERS)

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However, Michy Batshuayi finally found the back of the net as Belgium secured a 5-2 win to put them one step closer to the next round. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

However, Michy Batshuayi finally found the back of the net as Belgium secured a 5-2 win to put them one step closer to the next round. (REUTERS)

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Mexico's Javier Hernandez celebrates victory after the match. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Mexico's Javier Hernandez celebrates victory after the match. (REUTERS)

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Mexico's Carlos Vela, right, scores his side's opening goal from a penalty kick during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup. (AP)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Mexico's Carlos Vela, right, scores his side's opening goal from a penalty kick during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup. (AP)

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Mexico's Javier Hernandez, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don. (AP)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

Mexico's Javier Hernandez, left, scores his side's second goal during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don. (AP)

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South Korea's Son Heung-min scores their first goal. (REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 11:22 PM IST

South Korea's Son Heung-min scores their first goal. (REUTERS)

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