Stan Collymore criticises Romelu Lukaku’s Belgian display

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku reacts after missing a chance to score

The Everton star was poor in Belgium's loss to Italy.

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku reacts after missing a chance to scoreBelgium's Romelu Lukaku reacts after missing a chance to score

Stan Collymore has taken to Twitter to criticise Romelu Lukaku’s performance for Belgium against Italy.

Belgium kicked off their Euro 2016 campaign against the Italians on Monday in a clash of the top two sides in Group E.

Everton striker Lukaku was named as the first choice striker for the Belgians in the game, getting in ahead of Liverpool duo Divock Origi and Christian Benteke.

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku misses a chance to scoreBelgium's Romelu Lukaku misses a chance to score

It proved to be a highly frustrating evening for him though as he struggled throughout, missing one glorious chance to draw his side level in their 2-0 defeat.

Collymore was one of those who were not impressed by his display, pointing out on Twitter that his touch throughout the game was particularly poor.

Belgium's Romelu Lukaku is substituted for Divock OrigiBelgium's Romelu Lukaku is substituted for Divock Origi

It will now be interesting to see if Belgium stick with Lukaku throughout this tournament after such a disappointing display.

He struggled to impress at the World Cup in 2014 and was subsequently replaced by Origi for most of the tournament. This performance will not have gone any way to impressing his manager and a similar situation could occur in France this summer.

Belgium head coach Marc WilmotsBelgium head coach Marc Wilmots

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