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Tunisa suffers heavy 5-2 defeat against Belgium

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Tunisa suffered a heavy 5-2 defeat against in the second fixture of Group G in the .

Belgium managed to break a deadlock very early in the game, as Eden Hazard slotted the ball into the bottom left corner from a penalty kick in the 6th minute.

The Belgians doubled their lead in the 16th minute, as Al Ahly’s Ali Maloul  got dispossessed near the half way line by Mertens , who found Lukaku in space who calmly finished the ball in the back of the net.

Just two minutes later, replied immediately as  Dylan Bronn headed Khazri’s crossed freekick past Courtois.

Seconds before the halftime whistle, Belgium extended their lead, as Lukaku chipped the ball over the goalkeeper, scoring his second of the night.

Six minutes into the second half, Hazard dribbled brilliantly past Tunisia’s defence and goalkeeper and calmly finished the ball imto thr empty net.

In the 90th minute, Tielemans’ cross found Batshuayi inside the box, who headed the past Tunisia’s goalie scoring his side’s fifth of the night.

In the dying moments of the game, Khazri pulled one back, after converting Naguez’s ground cross into the goal.

Following the loss, Tunisia sits fourth in Group G with zero points, while Belgium top the group with six points.

Mohammed Salama is a 21-year-old who fell in love with football since Egypt's AFCON final match against Ivory Coast! Strangely enough an Al Ahly and Al Masry fan locally. In addition, he's a hardcore Bayern Munich supporter.

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