WATCH: Romelu Lukaku saves Belgium's blushes against Finland
The Everton striker scored a late equaliser in the 1-1 draw in Brussels08:19 Thursday 2 June 2016, 8:19 2 Jun 2016
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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