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Belgium beat Estonia in World Cup qualifier


TALLINN, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — World No. 1-ranked Belgium beat Estonia 5-2 in FIFA World Cup qualifying on Thursday and remains top in qualifying Group E with 10 points.

Home side Estonia opened the scoring through midfielder Mattias Kait in just the second minute. However, Belgium midfielder Hans Vanaken headed in an equalizer in the 22nd minute, followed by two goals from Romelu Lukaku to make it 3-1 to the visitors.

Axel Witsel and substitute Thomas Foket scored in the 65th and 76th minute respectively for Belgium, before Estonian substitute Erik Sorga added a consolation goal in the 83rd minute to lock down the score at 5-2.

After four games, Belgium lead the group, three points ahead of the Czech Republic, followed by Wales and Belarus on three points, while Estonia sit bottom with 0 points.