Belgium vs S Marino European Qualifiers Group I 7:45pm Thursday October King Baudouin Stadium Romelu Lukaku hit his 50th and 51st goals since Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020 once they forged San Marino 9-0 – fitting the record for the largest margin of victory in their background. Inter Milan striker Lukaku became the first Belgian to reach the landmark with a right-footed shooter to start the scoring in the 28th minute. He set up Nacer Chadli three minutes later before an own-goal from Cristian Brolli place Belgium 3-0 up. Lukaku grabbed his next – and – goal for Belgium – about 41 minutes, aided by Real Madrids Eden Hazard. A Toby Alderweireld effort in the minute and a Youri Tielemens shot in stoppage time watched Belgium cruise in 6-0 up at the rest. The pace slowed by wrong-footing the goalkeeper by coming off the bench to score in the minute ahead of his international drought was broken by Christian Benteke. Yari Verschaeren, 18, came off the bench to score his first goal to make it 8-0 in the 84th moments and Timothy Castagne rounded off the tally in the 90th minute. Following they were helped by just two goals from striker Bruno Petkovic into a 3-0 home win over 25, croatia stayed firmly on course to attain Euro 2020. The Croatians top the team with 13 points from six games and will guarantee a berth in the finals of next year with a match to spare should they beat against Wales away on Sunday. The Croatians dominated after they were fired by captain Luka Modric into a fifth-minute guide when he steered a shot past Hungary goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi, raced down the middle and picked up a loose ball at midfield. Petkovic made it 2-0 with a from close range after Ante Rebic left his mark dead and squared the ball. A catalogue of errors allowed Petkovic in the third late in the first half to bundle, since Gulacsi and Tamas Kadar misjudged Ivan Perisic cross. Gulacsi made amends when Perisics penalty was saved by him after Rebic was but any hopes of a Hungary comeback were hurried minutes afterwards when Laszlo Kleinheisler was sent away for a second bookable offence. Austria defender Martin Hinteregger believed a target that any striker could have been proud of to set up a win over Israel. The hosts created a slow start before a half-full Ernst Happel scene and were stunned when Eran Zahavi, scorer of a hat-trick in Israels 4-2 triumph in the first assembly of the two teams at the group, set the visitors in front with a sublime effort from the 34th minute. Munas Dabbur threaded the ball through to Zahavi that hammering a dipping shot into the top corner from 25 metres and side-stepped his mark. Valentino Lazaro slotted in the equaliser from the pass of Marko Arnautovic seven moments later and Austria went after the break. Andreas Ulmer thumped on a cross into the region where Hinteregger, turned, between 2 defenders, controlled the ball on his thigh and sent his effort past goalkeeper Ofir Marciano. Marcel Sabitzer added the third to depart Austria second with 13 points from seven games of North Macedonia and Slovenia. As Poland won 3-0, the victorious Robert Lewandowski took his tally to 11 goals in his last seven appearances for both club and country together with his treble against Latvia. He defeat keeper Andris Vanins after nine minutes and exchanged passes and Kamil Grosickis low cross was switched in by subsequently after Latvia were dispossessed in midfield. By tapping in the cross-shot in the 76th minute of Grosicki, he also completed his Poland hat-trick. Northern Ireland slipped into some 3-1 defeat that was late together with Luuk de Jong and Memphis Depay scoring in the last few minutes, to the Netherlands. The very first international goal of kieffer Moore helped Wales stay in pursuit of qualification for Euro 2020 with a 1-1 draw in Slovakia. Scotland have to rely upon the UEFA Nations League play-offs to book their place following a 4-0 defeat in Russia in Euro 2020. Cyprus beat on Kazakhstan 2-1 in Scotlands group. Temirlan Erlanov gave the hosts the lead in the 34th minute but Cyprus hit back late on, with Pieros Sotiriou scoring a moment equaliser until Nicholas Ioannou finished the success 11 minutes afterwards. While Slovenia were amazed 2-1 away using a Elif Elmas brace sealing the win for the hosts, to North Macedonia, Estonia and belarus performed a draw in Group C. Read more here: http://www.joeweed.com/development.joeweed.com/uncategorized/christ-koumadje/