Brussels. Belgium came back strongly from a goalless goal against Poland on Wednesday to register a 6-1 victory in the Nations League football tournament.
Legendary Robert Lewandowski scored the 76th goal for Poland to give his team the lead but Belgium followed it up with two each from Leandro Trossard (73rd and 80th) and Axel Witsel (42nd), Kevin de Bruyne (59th), Leander Dendonker (30th). 83rd minute) and Lois Openda (90th plus three minutes) scored an easy victory.
Belgium players thus answered questions being raised on the team’s commitment to play in the tournament after a long season after a 1-4 loss against the Netherlands on Friday. Netherlands in another Group D match scored a header from Vote Weghorst in the fourth minute of injury time to beat Wales 2-1 and remain on top.
Tun Koopmaners gave the Netherlands the lead in the 50th minute but Wales, who had qualified for the World Cup after 64 years last weekend, equalized in the second minute of injury time. Ukraine beat Ireland 1-0 in Group B While Scotland beat Armenia 2-0.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 09, 2022, 11:56 IST