Football: Czechs lose to Belgium in World Cup qualifier, still second in Group E

The Czech national football team lost their fifth World Cup qualification match to Belgium 0:3 and along with it any real hope of placing first place in their group and guaranteeing a spot in the championship.

Sunday’s match consolidated Belgium’s position as leaders in Group E as they moved to 13 points from 5 games, and 6 points clear of the second-placed Czechs.

Belgium’s Romel Lukaku marked his100th cap with early goal and Eden Hazard also scored in the first half. Alexis Saelemaekers added the third after the change of sides.

Author: Brian Kenety