Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia

Romelu Lukaku's fine start to Russia 2018 continued in the first half of Belgium's clash against Tunisia.

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku.   -  Getty Images

Romelu Lukaku has become Belgium's all-time top scorer in major tournaments after his first-half brace in the Group G clash against Tunisia. 

The Manchester United striker has now taken his tally to seven in the World Cup and European Championship for the Red Devils after making an outstanding start to Russia 2018.

He scored twice in Belgium's 3-0 opening Group G game against Panama and needed just 45 minutes against Tunisia to score another double.

His first was a drilled left-footed finish from just inside the area to double Belgium's advantage after Eden Hazard's penalty before claiming his second with a cool, clipped finish on the stroke of half-time.

Support Sportstar


Dear Reader,

Support our journalism — where text and pictures intermingle so seamlessly — and help us scale up your experience as the world changes around us. Your contribution is vital to our brand of uninfluenced, boots-on-the-ground reportage that’s worth your while. Clickbait sensationalism is not for us, but editorial independence is — we owe it to you.

Special Editions

  Dugout videos