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Goals galore on a night of international friendlies

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Goals galore on a night of international friendlies

<p>All thoughts turned to last week’s Brussels murders as Portugal entertained Belgium in Leiria in the re-arranged fixture. </p> <p>Portugal had two former Man United players to thank for two first-half goals, Nani put Portugal ahead with a silky finish after 20 minutes.</p> <p>Then on 40 minutes that man Cristiano Ronaldo scored a superb header. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Cristiano Ronaldo scored & pulled off great skills in 1st half of Portugal v Belgium (Vids)<a href="https://t.co/UjmrmYgK9d">https://t.co/UjmrmYgK9d</a> <a href="https://t.co/YFz0b2fIPE">pic.twitter.com/YFz0b2fIPE</a></p>— 101 Great Goals (@102greatgoals) <a href="https://twitter.com/102greatgoals/status/714903884381175808">March 29, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>In the second half Everton’s Romelu Lukaku headed home to get Belgium back in the game. </p> <p>And that was how it ended. </p> <p>Portugal 2-1 Belgium. </p> <p>Germany were keen to get back to winning ways against Italy in Munich following defeat against England last Friday.</p> <p>The Mannschaft took the lead thanks to the precise placement of Toni Kroos. </p> <p>Mario Götze headed a second on the stroke of half-time.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><span class="caps">THAT</span>'S IT! What a result for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DieMannschaft?src=hash">#DieMannschaft</a>. A long awaited win over Italy comes in remarkable fashion! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GERITA?src=hash">#GERITA</a> 4-1 <a href="https://t.co/J2YA2UzKd7">pic.twitter.com/J2YA2UzKd7</a></p>— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) <a href="https://twitter.com/DFB_Team_EN/status/714914703462572032">March 29, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Defender Jonas Hector made it three to put the game beyond the Azzuri. </p> <p>Mesut Oezil then scored from the spot for 4-0.</p> <p>Italy grabbed a consolation goal in the last 10 minutes.</p> <p>Germany beat Italy for the first time in 21 years. </p> <p>Germany 4-1 Italy.</p> <p>Leicester City’s N’golo Kante spread the word to give France the lead against Russia in Paris. </p> <p>Andre-Pierre Gignac made it two for the home side. </p> <p>Alexander Kokorin got Russia on the scoresheet. </p> <p>One of the Premier League’s players of the season, West Ham’s Dimitri Payet slotted home a gem of a free-kick.</p> <p>Russia were not finished Yuri Zhirkov scored for the visitors only for Kingsley Coman to restore the home sides two goal cushion. </p> <p>France 4-2 Russia.</p>