King Baudouin Stadium - Brussels 28/03/2015 - 20:45CET (20:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group B

Belgium - Cyprus
5-0
 

Belgium - Cyprus 5-0 - 28/03/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Classy Belgium too strong for Cyprus

Published: Saturday 28 March 2015, 22.00CET
Classy Belgium too strong for Cyprus 
Highlights: Belgium 5-0 Cyprus ©AFP/Getty Images

Belgium move above opponents Cyprus with emphatic win in Brussels
Marouane Fellaini scores in either half for home side
Christian Benteke and Eden Hazard also on target
Debutant Michy Batshuayi scores late fifth for Marc Wilmots' unbeaten side
Next qualifiers: Israel v Belgium (31 March), Andorra v Cyprus (12 June)

Belgium moved above Cyprus in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group B, collecting three points in Brussels in some comfort.

 

Standings

Last updated: 24/07/2015 16:57 CET
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Match statistics

Belgium
Cyprus

5

Goals scored

0

62

Possession (%)

38

20

Total attempts

2

11

on target

0

6

off target

1

3

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

10

Corners

1

3

Offsides

2

0

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

11

10

Fouls suffered

10

577

Passes

300

497

completed

214

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Berend Scholten, King Baudouin Stadium: Belgium were eager to get back in contention at the top of Group B by taking six points from six against Cyprus and Israel. They have achieved half of that with this impressive success against Cyprus and now Israel await on Tuesday.
  • Substitution
    84
    Kastanos (in) - Makridis (out) (Cyprus)
  • Goal
    80
    Batshuayi (Belgium) scores!
    Substitute Michy Batshuayi gets in on the act with a long-range effort.
  • Substitution
    77
    Batshuayi (in) - Benteke (out) (Belgium)
  • Substitution
    71
    Eleftheriou (in) - Makris (out) (Cyprus)

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