Lukaku scores 2 as Belgium beats Saudi Arabia 4-0

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, left, kicks the ball towards Saudi Arabia's goalkeeper Fawaz Algarni during an international friendly soccer match between Belgium and Saudi Arabia at King Baudouin stadium in Brussels on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, right, is congratulated by Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne after scoring his sides first goal during an international friendly soccer match between Belgium and Saudi Arabia at King Baudouin stadium in Brussels on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku, center right, is congratulated by Belgium's Axel Witsel, center left, after scoring his sides second goal during an international friendly soccer match between Belgium and Saudi Arabia at King Baudouin stadium in Brussels on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

BRUSSELS — Romelu Lukaku scored twice in the first half Tuesday to help Belgium earn a 4-0 win over Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in a friendly between two World Cup-bound teams.

Lukaku put Belgium 2-0 up within the opening 39 minutes and then added an assist to let Kevin De Bruyne score the final goal in the 79th minute, one minute after Michy Batshuayi netted the third.

Belgium is one of the pre-tournament favorites to win the World Cup, while Saudi Arabia's ambition is to survive the first round.

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