WATCH: Romelu Lukaku saves Belgium's blushes against Finland

The Everton striker scored a late equaliser in the 1-1 draw in Brussels

BY Daniel Kelly 08:19 Thursday 2 June 2016, 8:19 2 Jun 2016

Picture by: Mike Egerton / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ireland are not the only team to struggle in the build up to Euro 2016.

Euro 2016 Group E rivals Belgium could only draw 1-1 with Finland in Brussels on Wednesday night. Romelu Lukaku spared the blushes of Marc Wilmots' side with a goal in the 89th minute to preserve the home team's recent good form.

Belgium are unbeaten in 12 games at home, in a run lasting nearly three years. They last lost in Brussels in 2013, when Japan won a friendly 3-2. 

Finland took the lead through the Legia Warsaw midfielder Kasper Hamalainen, before Lukaku scored the equaliser. They finish their Euro 2016 preparations on Sunday with a friendly against Norway.

Ireland meet Belgium in Bordeaux in the teams' second group game on June 18th.


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