Belgium v Czech Republic, 05 September 2021

Score3-0 to Belgium
RefereeMichael Oliver
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group E
VenueKing Baudouin Stadium, Brussels
Attendance21,416
Kick-off: 8.45pm local

3  Belgium

Manager: Roberto Martínez

0  Czech Republic

Manager: Jaroslav Šilhavý

Goals:

Romelu Lukaku 8 G
Eden Hazard 41 G
Alexis Saelemaekers 65 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
Defender Jason Denayer
Defender/Midfielder Timothy Castagne
Defender/Midfielder Jan Vertonghen
Midfielder Yannick Carrasco
Midfielder Youri Tielemans
Midfielder Hans Vanaken
Midfielder Axel Witsel
Midfielder/Forward Eden Hazard (captain)
Forward Romelu Lukaku

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tomáš Vaclík
Defender Vladimír Coufal
Defender Tomáš Kalas
Defender Filip Kaša
Defender Aleš Matějů
Defender/Midfielder Tomáš Holeš
Midfielder Antonín Barák
Midfielder Jakub Pešek
Midfielder Tomáš Souček (captain)
Forward Adam Hložek
Forward Matěj Vydra

Substitutions:

Alexis Saelemaekers for Yannick Carrasco 57
Leandro Trossard for Eden Hazard 73
Michy Batshuayi for Romelu Lukaku 81
Leander Dendoncker for Youri Tielemans 81
Dodi Lukebakio for Hans Vanaken 81

Substitutions:

Jindrich Stanek for Tomáš Vaclík 14
Stanislav Tecl for Matěj Vydra 65
Jaromír Zmrhal for Jakub Pešek 66
Alex Král for Antonín Barák 77
Tomáš Wiesner for Adam Hložek 77

Cards:

Jan Vertonghen 19 Y
Axel Witsel 71 Y
Romelu Lukaku 76 Y

Cards:

Antonín Barák 21 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Koen Casteels
Goalkeeper Matz Sels
Defender Dedryck Boyata
Defender Zinho Vanheusden
Defender/Midfielder Leander Dendoncker
Midfielder Thomas Foket
Midfielder Dodi Lukebakio
Midfielder Dennis Praet
Midfielder Alexis Saelemaekers
Midfielder Leandro Trossard
Forward Michy Batshuayi

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Filip Nguyễn
Goalkeeper Jindrich Stanek
Defender Milan Havel
Defender Václav Jemelka
Defender/Midfielder Tomáš Wiesner
Midfielder Alex Král
Midfielder Michal Sáček
Midfielder Michal Sadílek
Midfielder/Forward Jaromír Zmrhal
Forward Martin Doležal
Forward Stanislav Tecl

Comments:

Romelu Lukaku became the sixth player to make 100 international appearances for Belgium.

Comments:

Czech Republic named 11 of a possible 12 substitutes.