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England vs Belgium: Preview, predictions and lineups

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England shall be aiming to bounce again from their defeat to Brazil on Saturday once they host Belgium of their second March pleasant on Tuesday evening.

The Three Lions struggled on dwelling soil on the weekend as they succumbed to their first loss underneath the Wembley arch since 2020. Gareth Southgate’s facet struggled to penetrate an inexperienced Brazil facet and surrendered far an excessive amount of house to their glorious entrance three.

Given the discourse surrounding the supervisor, this appears like an enormous sport for Southgate forward of Euro 2024.

Belgium, in the meantime, additionally disenchanted on the weekend as they performed out a stalemate with Eire. The Purple Devils have typically impressed underneath Domenico Tedesco as they head right into a post-Golden Technology period. Nevertheless, they had been profligate in Dublin and are with out a few core figures for this pleasant.

This is 90min’s preview for England‘s conflict towards Belgium on Tuesday evening.

England vs Belgium H2H Document (Final 5 Video games)

Present Type (all competitions)

England

Belgium

England 0-1 Brazil – 23/03/24

Eire 0-0 Belgium – 23/03/24

North Macedonia 1-1 England – 20/11/23

Belgium 5-0 Azerbaijan – 19/11/23

England 2-0 Malta – 17/11/23

Austria 2-3 Belgium – 13/10/23

England 3-1 Italy – 17/10/23

Belgium 5-0 Estonia 12/09/23

England 1-0 Australia – 13/10/23

Azerbaijan 0-1 Belgium – 09/09/23

Nation

TV channel/dwell stream

United Kingdom

Channel 4

United States

ViX

Canada

DAZN

Harry Kane

Harry Kane has withdrawn from the England squad because of an ankle harm / Robin Jones/GettyImages

The worst harm disaster of Southgate’s tenure has worsened for the reason that weekend. Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Kyle Walker have all left the squad and won’t characteristic on Tuesday evening.

Bukayo Saka additionally withdrew earlier than Saturday’s defeat to Brazil.

Cole Palmer was absent from the squad on the weekend however might return to the fold towards Belgium. Southgate shall be anticipated to make a number of adjustments to his beginning XI, with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Jarrod Bowen, James Maddison and Ivan Toney in line for begins.

England predicted lineup vs Belgium (4-2-3-1): Pickford; Konsa, Stones, Dunk, Gomez; Rice, Bellingham; Bowen, Maddison, Rashford; Toney.

Belgium are additionally with out a few heavy hitters on Tuesday evening. Kevin De Bruyne was not referred to as up for his or her March fixtures, with Tedesco additionally with out Romelu Lukaku because of a groin pressure.

An sickness means Nottingham Forest midfielder Orel Mangala is a doubt for the upcoming pleasant, whereas defender Arthur Theatre is combating a thigh harm.

Premier League stars Amadou Onana and Jeremy Doku might come into the crew having appeared off the bench on Saturday.

Belgium predicted lineup vs England (4-3-3): Kaminski; Meunier, De Winter, Faes, Castagne; Onana, Tielemans, Vermeeren; Bakayoko, Trossard, Doku.

England’s struggles towards prime footballing nations continued on the weekend, with Southgate’s bolder strategy out of possession failing to pay dividends.

It would not be a shock, given the absence of key personnel, for the hosts to undertake a extra cautious sport plan with out the ball and purpose to hit the guests in transition.

This does not have the makings of a basic with each groups with out key males and it could possibly be determined by an error at both finish of the pitch. Wout Faes is definitely extra prone to make the blunder than John Stones.

Prediction: England 1-0 Belgium

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