Belgium vs England, is the third-place encounter between European nations and also the second meet between the two. Talking of one side England, they had played energetically so far with two defeats on their side. These were by Belgium and Croatia. They beat Tunisia, Panama and Sweden while played one draw to Colombia. And, final defeat to Croatia in Semi-final by 1-2.
On other hand, Belgium also showed consistency and enthusiasm in every match they played till now. The Red Devils won every match oneself they played in this World Cup. Only one match lost to France in Semi-final and that too by 0-1 held them out to lift the trophy. That match didn’t let their hope down. They will stand up once again and fight for third place glory. Belgium is all focused for Saturday’s game as they are training hard. Coach Robert Martinez might look forward to play Adnan Janujaz. A Belgian winger who govern the win to his team against England in Group stage.
Another fiercing encounter between them was in Group stage in this tournament only. However, the English team could not defend the power of Red Devils and resulted in defeat by 1-0.
Belgium vs England: Third Place FIFA World Cup 2018, Lineups and Live TV info
Match No 63: Belgium vs England, 14 July, 19:30
Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium
Belgium (Possible starting XI): Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Toby Alderweireld; Yannick Carrasco, Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Nacer Chadli; Adnan Janujaz, Romelu Lukaku
England (Possible starting XI): Jordan Pickford; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire; Kieran Trippier, Dele, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young; Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane
What they say:
“We want to go on holiday with a good feeling. We want to be proud and competitive. And, want to finish third at the World Cup for the first time in the Belgium’s history”-Youri Tielemans, Belgium midfielder.
Broadcasting: For TV: Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 2 HD (in English), Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD (in Hndi). Live streaming for the web at Sonyliv.com
As Belgium is favorable, 43% says it will win. Whereas England, after taking defeat to Croatia in semis have 29% chances to win this match. The stats says 29% chances is there that match will go to penalty shootout. But, we consider a preferable win in Belgium’s court.