Marcus Rashford and Mason Mount scored the goals as England overhauled an early setback to beat Belgium 2-1 in the Nations League.
Belgium scored twice to secure a third place finish at the World Cup but a tired England had already won back the trust and belief of fans back home in a much harder fought battle in this tournament even if they couldn’t match the Belgians for quality in a game they deservedly won.
ENGLAND 0, BELGIUM 1
England will face Colombia in the Round of 16 following their first defeat for a year in their final World Cup 2018 group game against Belgium.
BELGIUM 2, USA 1 AET BELGIUM HOLD OFF LATE US SURGE TO PROGRESS TO THE QUARTER FINALS, WONDOWLOWSKI COULD HAVE WON IT FOR AMERICANS IN NORMAL TIME Just when you thought you couldn’t see a more attacking game at the World Cup, the Americans served up another slice of attacking football and pushed the Belgians […]
Some things we have learned from England’s 1-0 win against Belgium at Wembley. It wasn’t a high quality performance with neither side displayed a cutting edge although both sides hit the woodwork. It’s clear that England are set up to close down space for the opposition but Roy Hodgson will be aware of the potential […]