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Romelu Lukaku scores twice, Belgium reaches Nations League's finals

Belgium finished the group phase with a five-point lead over Denmark and England, joining France, Italy and Spain in next year's Final Four

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Romelu Lukaku, Belgium football team
Lukaku's two goals came in the second half before a blunder by goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois three minutes from time gifted Denmark a second goal and maintained a bit of suspense until the end. Photo: @EURO2020

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as beat Denmark 4-2 to book a spot in the Nations League's finals.

The world's top-ranked team only needed a draw to qualify from the top tier's Group 2. finished the group phase with a five-point lead over Denmark and England, joining France, Italy and Spain in next year's Final Four.

In addition to Lukaku's clinical finishes, Youri Tielemans delivered yet another excellent performance rewarded by a goal. The Leicester midfielder also created his team's second goal following Jonas Wind's equalizer.

Lukaku's two goals came in the second half before a blunder by goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois three minutes from time gifted Denmark a second goal and maintained a bit of suspense until the end. Kevin De Bruyne completed the scoring on the counter in the 88th.

Nations League: Denmark vs highlights

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First Published: Thu, November 19 2020. 10:30 IST