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Germany 2-3 Belgium: Lukaku strikes again as Red Devils win friendly fixture

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Germany suffered a defeat on home soil as they continued their struggle in front of the goal.

Belgium defeated Germany 3-2 in their friendly match on Tuesday. Die Mannschaft failed to mount a comeback despite their efforts in the second half.

Belgium keep winning under Tedesco!

The Red Devils came into the game on the back of their 3-0 win over Sweden in Euro 2024 qualifiers on Friday.

Similar to that game, Domenico Tedesco’s side took control of the game early on, putting their opponents under pressure.

Yannick Carrasco opened the scoring for the visitors only six minutes into the game. Three minutes later, Belgium doubled their lead through Romelu Lukaku.

The Inter striker, who seems to have regained his best form in recent weeks, converted a one-on-one situation against Marc-Andre ter Stegen to make it 2-0 for Tedesco’s side.

Germany pushed hard to get back into the game toward the end of the first period. Their efforts paid off when a handball from Lukaku convinced the referee to award the Germans a penalty.

Niclas Fullkrug converted the spot-kick with a cool finish, getting Germany back into the game. Hansi Flick’s side tried to use their momentum at the beginning of the second half to score the equalizer.

However, they missed most of their chances with poor last touches. Kevin De Bruyne then secured Belgium’s win by converting Leandro Trossard’s cutback from the left-hand side of the box in the 78th minute.

Germany managed to make it 3-2 through Serge Gnabry nine minutes later. But it was already too late for Flick’s men to escape the home defeat.