World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 in third-place playoff

Belgium players pose for a photo after receiving their third place medals (Getty Images)

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg today.

Thomas Meunier opened the scoring in the fourth minute and Eden Hazard doubled the lead in the 82nd minute to secure Belgium’s best-ever finish at a World Cup.


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