Belgium ease past Scotland in friendly (photo credit: AFP)

Goals from Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and a Michy Batshuayi double helped Belgium wallop hosts Scotland 4-0 in a friendly at Hampden on Friday.

It was a warm-up in which the Scots made series of mistakes which they paid dearly for as the 2018 World Cup semi-finalists effectively capitalised on the errors.

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A gift from Aston Villa’s John McGinn got Belgium going when the midfielder was caught in possession on the edge of his own box and Mousa Dembele and Thorgan Hazard teed up Lukaku for his 41st goal for his country.

Hazard smashed home Belgium’s second a minute into the second half.

Thereafter, Valencia striker Batshuayi scored twice in eight minutes before the hour mark after pouncing on slack passes by Charlie Mulgrew and Ryan Jack.