King Baudouin Stadium - Brussels 26/03/2013 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group A

Belgium - FYR Macedonia
1-0
 

Belgium - FYR Macedonia 1-0 - 26/03/2013 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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Hazard gives Belgium the points against FYROM

Published: Tuesday 26 March 2013, 23.00CET
Hazard gives Belgium the points against FYROM
Eden Hazard hits Belgium's winner against FYROM ©AFP/Getty Images

Eden Hazard's moment of individual inspiration was enough to give Belgium victory against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and keep them on top of Group A.

After a first half in which Belgium had most of the play but did not create many chances, Hazard came up trumps just after the hour in this FIFA World Cup qualifier. The visitors rallied after falling behind yet could not force an equaliser and remain second bottom of the section.

Lineups

Belgium

Belgium

FYR Macedonia

FYR Macedonia

1Courtois (GK)1Pacovski (GK)
2Alderweireld3Georgievski
3Vermaelen4Noveski
4Kompany (C)6Sikov
5Vertonghen7Tričkovski
65
6Witsel10Pandev (C)
7De Bruyne13Ristovski
70
8Dembélé
56
16Gligorov
9Benteke19Ibraimi
10E. Hazard
62
90+2
21Ivanovski
14Mertens
46
22Tasevski
46

Substitutes

21Gillet (GK)12Bogatinov (GK)
12Mignolet (GK)23Naumovski (GK)
11Mirallas
46
50
2Todorovski
70
13Ciman8Blazevski
15Van Buyten9Jahović
16Chadli
56
11Hasani
46
58
17Fellaini
90+2
14Trajkovski
65
18Defour15Mojsov
19Vossen18Lazevski
20Lukaku20Stjepanovic
22Simons
23Pocognoli

Coaches

Marc Wilmots (BEL) Cedomir Janevski (MKD)

Referee

Olegário Benquerença (POR)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 10:28 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

Belgium
FYR Macedonia

1

Goals scored

0

19

Total attempts

8

3

Attempts on target

2

10

off target

5

0

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

12

Corners

2

4

Offsides

0

1

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

5

4

Fouls suffered

6

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    90+2
    Fellaini (in) - E. Hazard (out) (Belgium)
  • Substitution
    70
    Todorovski (in) - Ristovski (out) (FYR Macedonia)
  • Substitution
    65
    Trajkovski (in) - Tričkovski (out) (FYR Macedonia)

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