England vs Belgium: Preview, Form Guide, Possible Lineups and Prediction

After a series of international friendly matches, teams will now face each other in the Round 3 of the UEFA Nations League. This clash between England and Belgium promises to be mouth-watering one.

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England vs Belgium

England will hope to return to winning ways in the UEFA Nations League when they face Belgium on tonight. The three lions are currently second in their group with 4 points from 2 matches.

The three lions will face the FIFA World Cup semi-finalists Belgium who are the table toppers in their group with 6 points from 2 matches.

Match preview

England faced Wales in an International friendly preparing for their clash against Belgium. Despite fielding several debutants England managed to beat Wales 3-0 on Thursday night. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Conor Coady and Danny Ings managed to score their first goals for the Three Lions.

The amazing performance displayed by the England team against Wales has left Gareth Southgate in a state of confusion regarding his team selection. England opened their UEFA Nations League, with a narrow 1-0 win against Iceland. Following the victory against Iceland they were held to a goalless draw by Denmark. England will now face Belgium and Denmark at home consecutively. Then they will face their biggest challenge in an away match against Belgium on November 15th.

On the other hand Roberto Martinez’s Belgium are now two points clear of their next opponents England. Belgium will now look to make it three victories in a row ahead of their next away match against Iceland.

Form Guide of Belgium and England

England last 6 games: WWWWDW

Belgium last 6 games: WWWWWD

Team News

England playing XI:

Pickford, Walker, Maguire, Dier, Alexander-Arnold, Rice, Henderson, Trippier,  Mount, Calvert Lewin and Rashford

Belgium playing XI:

Mignolet, Alderweireld, Denayer, Boyata, Meunier, De Bruyne, Witsel, Castagne, Tielemans, Lukaku and Carrasco

Prediction

Belgium will not field their full strength squad compared to that of England. Hence England might have a slight edge over Belgium. But Gareth Southgate should pick the best possible XI to stand a chance against the mighty Belgians. The final prediction from our side is Belgium will win 2 – 1.

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