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Lukaku scores two as Belgium wins 2-1 in Iceland

Lukaku scores two as Belgium wins 2-1 in Iceland

Striker Romelu Lukaku scored both goals to give Belgium a 2-1 win at Iceland on Wednesday (Oct 14), taking his international tally to 55 goals and moving his team back atop its Nations League group. Having lost 2-1 to England on Sunday, Belgium profited from England’s 1-0 home loss to Denmark to regain control of Group 2 in League A after four of the six qualifying games. Belgium has nine points and is two points ahead of Denmark and England. The Danes are second on goal difference.

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as world number one side Belgium beat Iceland to move top of Nations League group A2. Striker Lukaku got both goals in the first half, one a penalty, to take him to 55 goals for Belgium.

Birkir Saevarsson had equalised for Iceland but the hosts are looking at relegation to League B after losing all four games in the group so far.

Belgium moved ahead of England after Gareth Southgate's side suffered a 1-0 loss against Denmark at Wembley.

Denmark's win leaves them second in the group.