Romania beats Luxembourg 3-1 in Euro qualifier

Adrian Mutu scored twice Tuesday as Romania came from behind to beat Luxembourg 3-1 in a qualifier for the 2012 European Championship between the two last-place teams in Group D.

After Lars Gerson had given Luxembourg the lead with a shot from 10 meters out in the 21st minute, Mutu leveled two minutes later from a similar distance following a raking 40-meter pass from Gabriel Muresan.

Mutu put the hosts ahead in the 67th minute with a header from Gabriel Torje’s cross.

Ianis Zicu wrapped up the win in the 77th.

Romania improved to 5 points, seven behind group leader France. Luxembourg has 1 point.