Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia 5-2

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The towering all-time leading goalscorer for his country (40) could not be stopped, scoring twice to take his tournament tally to four in two games.

Their attacking prowess was always going to be their strength at the tournament and their impressive display in Moscow's Spartak Stadium on Saturday, which took their goal tally to eight - as many as Russian Federation - from two matches, merely confirmed their status as a genuine outside bet for the title.

Martinez insisted he was giving no thought to whether it might be better to finish second rather than top the group, which carries a risk of running into Brazil or Germany in the quarter-finals.

"This might be the last tournament for our generation because a few players are going to retire so we're playing for them and trying to leave a bit of history", Lukaku told BBC Radio 5 live. Michy Batshuayi, who came on for the last 20 minutes and scored, could cover for him.

Chelsea star Eden Hazard suffered a calf injury as his side won comfortably 5-2 against Tunisia in Russian Federation.

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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.

"We played well and scored five goals".

Speaking in an interview with Sky Sports, Hazard said: "As the captain, even if I am not the captain I can talk, on the pitch I try to give my best, if I can help players to be better - I will".

"We need to assess the three injury concerns". "And our work will start tomorrow morning".

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. "When you've got that, then the individuals can show their talent".