Belgium started their European Championship campaign on Saturday by beating Russia 3-0 on the back of a Romelu Lukaku’s brace.
opened the scoring for
only after 10 minutes and then ran to the pitchside camera and appeared to pay tribute to his Inter teammate
,who collapsed on the pitch and was stretchered off during Denmark's match against Finland
The Red Devils doubled their lead before half-time after substitute
- an early replacement for injuredLeicester
- slotted in when Anton Shunin failed to hold a cross.
tried to get back into the match in the second half but
then rounded it off with his second of the game late on, firing past
to secure all three points and put them in the top spot of Group B.
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’s side are currently ranked No1 in the FIFA world rankings, but that means they can no longer be considered dark horses to finally land an international trophy - and they will rightly be considered among the favorites at the Euros this summer.
Russia will be back in Group B action in St Petersburg on Wednesday when
are the visitors (14:00 BST), while Belgium head to Copenhagen to face
on Thursday (17:00 BST).