Panama WC Debut Ends in Defeat, Sweden Edge Past South Korea

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Belgium start their WC campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Panama who were playing their first ever World Cup game . Belgium strutted to break Panama’s resistance in the first half but managed to have a much better second half. Goals Dries Mertens opened the scoring and top scorer Romelu Lukaku scored 2 goals.

South Korea struggled in their 1-0 loss against Sweden failing to manage a single shot on target. Sweden broke the deadlock in the 65th minute via captain Granqvist’s penalty. Sweden were strong defensively but weren’t clinical enough in the final third