For the second time at the 2018 World Cup, Belgium has vanquished England.finished third After beating the Three Lions 1-0 in the group stage, the Red Devils did it once more, winning 2-0 on Saturday in the third-place match.
Thomas Meunier opened scoring in the fourth minute, controlling in Nacer Chadli’s cross past Jordan Pickford.
Subsequent to falling a stage short in the semifinals rounds, the groups fought for bronze yet it was all Belgium. Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne drove England wild on the counter attack, as Gareth Southgate’s group attempted to do much regardless of having more of the ball and 15 shots, putting five on outline.
Be that as it may, Roberto Martinez’s men needed to hold up until the 82nd moment to seal victory
England had an awesome chance to even the score in the 70th minutes with a chip past Thibaut Courtois, yet Belgium’s Toby Alderweireld flew into the picture to save the day.
The triumph gives Belgium its best-ever finsh at World Cup and building more energy advancing. England, in the interim, kept on struggling in attack and provide enough clear chances for striker Harry Kane.
Belgium to their credit played an extremely strong lineup, nearly replicating the team they’ve put out for most of the tournament. And that strong lineup caught England off guard early, when Nacer Chadli broke down the left wing and played in a cross to Thomas Meunier, who beat Danny Rose to the ball and clattered home a finish