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Lukaku's 67th goal earns him his 100th cap

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In a comfortable win over the Czech Republic in World Cup qualifying, Romelu Lukaku scored his 67th international goal, marking his 100th appearance for Belgium.

The Chelsea striker, 28, raced onto a Hans Vanaken through ball and scored from the edge of the box with a first-time finish.

Eden Hazard scored his first international goal since November 2019 after Vanaken set him up.

Belgium's third goal came after Lukaku passed the ball to Alexis Saelemaekers.

Lukaku is the sixth Belgian to reach 100 caps, but he is still a long way behind current teammate Jan Vertonghen's 132 (and counting).

With 33 goals, Hazard is Belgium's second-highest scorer ever, after Lukaku.

Lukaku has also been booked, which means he will miss Wednesday's match in Russia against Belarus and will instead return to London.

Belgium leads Group E with 13 points from five games, six points ahead of the Czech Republic in second place. Wales, who are on six points, do have two games in hand.

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