Having beaten Switzerland in their last outing, the Red Devils were hoping to keep up their momentum by beating the Finns but fell behind nine minutes into the second half to Kasper Hämäläinen's goal.
Belgium would have 35 shots on goal in all compared with Finland's nine but it wasn't until after Lukaku was introduced as a substitute with 11 minutes left that they were able to belatedly equalise.
It was Lukaku's third goal in as many internationals, the 23-year-old hitting form at the right time after experiencing barren spells for both club and country.
Just two Premier League goals for Everton since the turn of the year meant he would fail to reach to 20 league goal milestone this season while prior to this run for Belgium he had scored just twice for his country since the 2014 World Cup.
Nevertheless, the ex-Chelsea striker retains his self-confidence, telling FourFourTwo magazine in a current interview that he believes himself to be "among the best strikers in the world, so that is good."
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1 Posted 02/06/2016 at 07:51:11
2 Posted 02/06/2016 at 08:44:48
3 Posted 02/06/2016 at 09:23:44
4 Posted 02/06/2016 at 09:38:30
5 Posted 02/06/2016 at 10:29:19
6 Posted 02/06/2016 at 10:38:26
There never was any hope of this guy settling here mumbling unclear, yet unsettling things to the Belgian press on international breaks even in his first season.
Yeah... hopefully these recent goals will get us the 㿭M.
7 Posted 02/06/2016 at 11:00:43
9 Posted 02/06/2016 at 11:22:44
10 Posted 02/06/2016 at 11:28:51
Personally I feel he would fit in perfectly at PSG now that Zlatan's gone.
A league where second place team is 31 points below PSG he wouldn't have to work much, and he'd be in the Champions League and his goal scoring record would be great while PSG destroy every team in the league. Plus he won't be at a Premier League club.
11 Posted 02/06/2016 at 11:37:12
12 Posted 02/06/2016 at 11:55:58
Plenty of others out there so let's get the big money for him and get shopping.
13 Posted 02/06/2016 at 13:06:38
The man who has failed to challenge for, let alone win, a ball in the air all season, whose first touch remains the stuff dreams (or more accurately... nightmares) are made of, and who is clearly not a team player in any shape or form, needs to be shipped out post haste for anything north of 㿞m.
He has to be the laziest lump on the planet, the worst penalty taker I've ever seen, and is disrespectful to the club and it's supporters every time he opens his big mouth. We don't need him or his ego at this club. On yer bike.
14 Posted 02/06/2016 at 13:49:19
We have been crying out for a 20-goal-a-season man for years and while I think his constant mouthing off about a move, his pain-in-the-hole dad, and his slacking off towards the end of the season is all a disgrace, I would still rather keep him and let a Koeman or an Emery boot his arse into shape!!
Worst case, though, we get silly money for him... but regular top level goalscorers are few and far between!! Be careful what we wish for!!
15 Posted 02/06/2016 at 14:44:32
16 Posted 02/06/2016 at 15:41:42
17 Posted 02/06/2016 at 16:01:07
18 Posted 02/06/2016 at 16:57:07
19 Posted 02/06/2016 at 17:06:55
20 Posted 02/06/2016 at 23:15:32
Goalscorers are never easy to find, hence the fact all the top teams seem to be chasing our goalscorer.
Also what other top forward wants to join us when we are not in the champions league.
Even Arsenal have struggled to attract a top forward.
He has too much to say for himself, but if every other club can put up with it then maybe we should.
21 Posted 03/06/2016 at 17:56:18
WE also don't need a big lump who creates breakaways for the opposition by his poor passing and inability to hold the ball up.
If we can coax the right price out of anyone I am for packing him on the first plane out of the club.
22 Posted 05/06/2016 at 17:29:28
Lets see how many Barkley scores for England.
Rom must stay as we cannot replace his goals !!
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