June 18 (UPI) -- Belgium hammered Panama 3-0 in a group stage match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The game was played Monday at the Fisht stadium in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
Belgium's forward Dries Mertens unlocked the game in the 47th minute. Romelu Lukaku followed the lead and scored two goals in the 69th and 75th minutes.
Another Group G match will be played later on Monday in the southern city of Volgograd. England will face Tunisia.
Belgium will play their next group stage game vs Tunisia in Moscow on June 23 and Panama will face England in Nizhny Novgorod on June 24.