Lukaku breaks Belgium record against Tunisia

Belgium can make it into the last 16 with a win against Tunisia

The Ivorian revealed he has been giving the Belgian on-field advice, and it seems to be paying dividends with two calm and collected finishes against Tunisia, meaning Belgium top Group G on six points with England facing Panama tomorrow to try and level the tally up.

"Football has got a unusual knack of punishing you when you don't treat things professionally", he said. "He's going to be assessed and then we'll find out a bit more in 48 hours".

Lukaku scored two goals in the 5-2 win against Tunisia but came off with an ankle injury in the 59th minute while Hazard, who also scored twice, was replaced on 68 minutes after feeling pain in his calf.

England would obviously much rather face the Chelsea forward than Lukaku, but could actually face an easier route through the tournament should Belgium top the group depending on other results, such as Mexico beating South Korea.

Martinez pronounced himself satisfied with a performance which he said had shown further evidence of the team playing as a unit.

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Tunisia pulled a goal back from a free kick, but Lukaku scored a crushing goal in the final minute of first half stoppage time to give Belgium all the momentum heading into the locker room. "The whole of Belgium should celebrate".

The Belgians would be wise to remind themselves of Euro 2016 when they reached the quarter-finals but surprisingly crashed out to underdogs Wales, with their backline falling apart.

"It was a great game to watch as a neutral but that doesn't mean that we are the finished article".

Should they lose their final game against England, now on three, and pointless Panama somehow beat England and Tunisia, all three would have six points and the top two would be decided on goal difference. Today I was delighted with the attitude.

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