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Young Lions slip up in Belgium

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England blew a golden chance to put one foot in the European Under-21 Championship play-offs as Belgium scored a last-minute winner to record a 2-1 victory and send qualifying Group Eight back into the balance.

Martin Kelly's early goal looked set to maintain the Young Lions' 100% record in the group but a double substitution by the home side proved a masterstroke as Jens Naessens equalised 18 minutes from time and Omar El Kaddouri pounced in the dying seconds after Jordan Henderson missed a glorious chance for the visitors.

The result lifted Belgium up to second in the table, four points behind England ahead of February's return meeting between the sides.

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