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Belgium v France: Lukaku Makes Bold Statement

Lukaku's impressive form with the Belgium national team continues.

Lukaku has been in an incredible run of form scoring 5 goals from 5games for the national team prior to the game with France in yesterday's European Nations league semi final. 


Lukaku right now is unarguable one of the most lethal forward in Europe, with impressive goal record since last season till now both for club and country 

Although there seems to be a break in his form at the club level but that has not stopped the Belgian from impressing on the international stage. 

Lukaku Make Bold Statement

Lukaku club form has been the subject of much discourse for the past few weeks after the Belgium international managed just two shot on target in two games which has resulted to his ex manager admitting that Chelsea are underutilizing the Belgian. 

This statement was clearly rebutted by Thomas Tuchel, who stated that the reason why Lukaku is finding it difficult to score is due to the defensive mindedness of most teams why playing against Chelsea. 

However at the beginning of this international break, Lukaku gave voice to this statement made by his former manager, that he hate when people sees him as a poacher as he believes that he does more than a poacher. 

Lukaku against France made a very bold statement by producing a quality performance against a French team with organized defense and he still prevailed, scoring a goal though that was not enough to take them through to the final.

It wasn't just about Lukaku's goal but the way and manner at which he surged at the defenders before scoring, something he hasn't been able to do for sometime now with Chelsea. 

His performance yesterday has further open up the issue surrounding his role at Chelsea and perhaps given Thomas Tuchel and lot to ponder on.

Lukaku scoring for Belgium made it 6 goals from 6 games but unfortunately they will not be playing in the Final all thanks to their Hernandez late goal to take the France Team to the final at the expense of the Belgium team. 

Whether this performance is enough to buttress the fact that he has been underutilize, is yet to been seeing, let hear your say in the comments section below 

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