Lukaku leads Belgium past Switzerland with a brace

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, second right, scores past Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, left, his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League soc

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, second right, scores past Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer, left, his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League soc

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates with teammate Vincent Kompany after scoring his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer ma

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, right, celebrates with teammate Vincent Kompany after scoring his side's second goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer ma

Belgium players celebrate after teammate Romelu Lukaku scored their side's first goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Belgium and

Belgium players celebrate after teammate Romelu Lukaku scored their side's first goal during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Belgium and

BRUSSELS (AP) — Romelu Lukaku scored both goals in Belgium's 2-1 win over Switzerland on Friday, putting the Red Devils in the lead of its group in the UEFA Nations League.

The Swiss defended strongly throughout the match, but Lukaku converted two chances of three to give top-ranked Belgium the victory.

The result left Belgium with six points from two games in Group 2 of the top-tier League A, three points more than Switzerland. Iceland lost its two matches.

Already Belgium's all-time goal scorer, Lukaku reached 45 goals in 78 international appearances.

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