Belgium Leaves It Late to Seal Last-16 Berth Against Russia

Belgium substitute Divock Origi grabbed a winner two minutes from time against Russia to take his side into the last 16.

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missed the best chance of a lifeless opening half, heading wide from six yards.

Substitute Kevin Mirallas hit a post with Belgium’s first shot on target with six minutes remaining.

But Origi turned in from Eden Hazard’s cross to take Marc Wilmots’ team into the knock-out phase.

Russia’s hopes of following them into the last 16 now hinge on their final group match against Algeria.

Source: BBC

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