Nacionalna Arena Filip II Makedonski - Skopje 22/03/2013 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group A

FYR Macedonia - Belgium
0-2
 

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Belgium forge on with victory in Skopje

Published: Saturday 23 March 2013
Belgium forge on with victory in Skopje
Belgium enjoy their second goal in Skopje ©AFP/Getty Images

Belgium registered their fourth win in five matches in FIFA World Cup qualifying Group A, triumphing 2-0 against the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia thanks to goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard.

De Bruyne put the visitors in charge after 26 minutes, doubling his international tally in the process. Hazard made sure of the points from the penalty spot just after the hour as Marc Wilmots' section leaders recorded their third consecutive competitive away victory.

Lineups

FYR Macedonia

FYR Macedonia

Belgium

Belgium

1Pacovski (GK)1Courtois (GK)
2Todorovski2Alderweireld
4Noveski3Vermaelen (C)
36
5Grncarov
68
5Vertonghen
7Tričkovski6Witsel
9Jahović
58
7De Bruyne
26
10Pandev (C)8Dembélé
11Hasani
82
9Benteke
85
17Demiri
40
10E. Hazard
62
18Lazevski
62
11Fellaini
19Ibraimi15Van Buyten

Substitutes

12Bogatinov (GK)12Mignolet (GK)
23Naumovski (GK)21Gillet (GK)
6Sikov4Kompany
8Blazevski13Ciman
13Ristovski14Mertens
14Trajkovski16Chadli
85
15Mojsov17Mirallas
20Stjepanovic18Defour
21Ivanovski
58
76
19Vossen
22Tasevski
82
20Lukaku
22Simons
23Pocognoli

Coaches

Cedomir Janevski (MKD) Marc Wilmots (BEL)

Referee

Deniz Aytekin (GER)

Press kits

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Match statistics

FYR Macedonia
Belgium

0

Goals scored

2

15

Total attempts

12

6

Attempts on target

7

6

off target

4

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

7

Corners

5

2

Offsides

2

4

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

10

Fouls committed

12

6

Fouls suffered

9

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    85
    Chadli (in) - Benteke (out) (Belgium)
  • Substitution
    82
    Tasevski (in) - Hasani (out) (FYR Macedonia)
  • Yellow Card
    76
    Ivanovski (FYR Macedonia) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    68
    Grncarov (FYR Macedonia) is cautioned by the referee.

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