Belgium cruised past Denmark 4-2 in Leuven on Wednesday to book a place at next year's Nations League finals, with Romelu Lukaku scoring twice, while Italy beat Bosnia and Herzegovina to also qualify. Lukaku extended his record scoring form for his country with a second-half double, with Youri Tielemans and Kevin De Bruyne also netting for Belgium. Lukaku has now scored 17 goals in his last 14 international games.
Youri Tielemans of Belgium celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Nations League group stage match against Denmark in Leuven, Belgium, November 18, 2020. /VCG
Meanwhile, Italy beat Bosnia 2-0, with Andrea Belotti scoring the opening goal, and Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi netting for the second straight game. Roberto Martinez's world-No.1-ranked Belgium and Italy join world champions France and Spain in qualifying for next October's finals. Goals from Harry Wilson, Daniel James and Kieffer Moore help Wales beat 10-man Finland 3-1 in Cardiff to reach the top tier of the Nations League.
(With input from agencies)
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