Soccer-Belgium take control of group with nervy win over Serbia (Reuters)

(adds quotes) By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – Belgium beat Serbia 2-1 in a hard-fought match to move three points clear at the top of World Cup qualifying Group A and guarantee at least a playoff place on Friday. The victory was secured with two headed goals, Kevin De Bruyne scoring from a Jan Vertonghen cross in the 13th minute and Marouane Fellaini from a De Bruyne corner on the hour mark. Serbia’s Aleksandar Kolarov pulled a goal back with a direct free kick in the 88th minute to add a little tension to the end. …

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