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Soccer-Lukaku double sends Belgium into Nations League final four

LEUVEN, Belgium, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Romelu Lukaku underlined his status as Belgium’s key attacker with two goals to help his team book their place in next year’s Nations League finals with a 4-2 home victory over Denmark on Wednesday.

Lukaku extended his record scoring form for his country with a second-half double as Youri Tielemans and Kevin De Bruyne also netted for Belgium.

Denmark scored through Jonas Wind after 17 minutes, heading home from close range, and Belgium gifted them a second with a comical own goal credited to keeper Thibaut Courtois four minutes from time.

Belgium finished five points clear at the top of League A Group 2 and will meet world champions France and former World Cup winners Italy and Spain in the final four next October. (Writing by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Ed Osmond)

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