Being the arch rivals of Bosnia Herzegovina, they have still qualified for the World Cup 2018 as they were placed in the same group. Belgium scored record number of goals that reaches to 43 and lost only 6 games. Despite winning so many important matches recently, they are still struggling with their defensive department, while the injuries of key players is also a serious concern for them.
Belgium World Cup 2018 Friendlies
So far they have defeatd Saudi Arabia by 4-0 and now they would face Portugal, Egypt and Costa Rica in the World Cup 2018 friendly matches and schedule given below.
- 27th March – Saudi Arabia (won 4-0)
- 2nd June – Portugal
- 6th June – Egypt
- 11th June – Costa Rica
World Cup 2018 Schedule – Belgium
The Belgium team would face Panama, Tunisia and England in their world cup matches respectively, Belgium schedule for World Cup 2018 is mentioned below.
- 18th June – Panama
- 23rd June – Tunisia
- 28th June – England
Coach Roberto Martinez Belgium – World Cup 2018
The newly appointed coach of Belgium team is looking forward to the FIFA World Cup 2018. He matches with standard and demand of Royal Belgain Football Association as he got too much experience that was required by the Association. Although, his activities were limited to Evorton during the Europa league, but were given extension in the Premier League.
Belgium Squad – World Cup 2018
There are many dangerous and professional players of Belgium are going to Russia including Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne, while Hazard will be captaining the Belgium team for World Cup 2018. De Bruyne is also struggling with his form, but still he is part of official Belgium squad for World Cup (Russia).
- Goalkeepers – Koen Castrels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet
- Defenders – Toby Alderweireld, Laurent Ciman, Leander Dendoncker, Vincent Kompany, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen
- Midfielders – Yannick Carrasco, Kevin De Bruyne, Mouse Dembele, Marouane Fellaini, Thorgan Hazard, Anthony Limbombe, Thomas Meunier, Radja Nainggolan, Youri Tielemans, Axel Witsel
- Forwards – Michy Batshuayi, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens
Romelu Lukaku is consistent with scoring goals as he kept scoring goals throughout in the World Cup qualifying campaign. Making their defense more stronger, Dries Mertens, Thomas Meunier, Toby Alderweireld and Jav Vertonghen are placed in defence.
Vincent Kompany is expected to stay at home as he has been failed to impress the selectors and the spark in performance is yet missing. Leander Dendoncker is looking forward to make his debut, while Youri Tielemans is also there to make his first appearance for the Belgium team.