Belgium beat England World Cup third-place playoff

Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal with Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens.
Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal with Kevin De Bruyne and Dries Mertens.
Image: REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg on Saturday.

Thomas Meunier opened the scoring in the fourth minute and Eden Hazard doubled the lead in the 82nd minute to secure Belgium’s best-ever finish at a World Cup.

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