|Kickoff: 03:00 AM (GMT +8)||Stadium: Krestovsky Stadium|
Belgium v Russia Prediction (EURO 2020) – Belgium takes on Russia in Group B of EURO 2020. Will Belgium, the top-ranked side in the world, assert their superiority? Or will Russia score an upset? Have a quick look and read on for our winning tips below.
Belgium v Russia Prediction - Head to Head
Belgium v Russia Prediction - Form (All Competitions)
Belgium and Russia each both have three wins in their last five matches, but Belgium has slightly better form, as Russia has had one loss. Let’s take an in-depth look into both teams.
Belgium v Russia Prediction - Preview
Belgium is currently one of the strongest sides, having ranked at number 1. Roberto Martinez is their manager. They are also loaded with talents such as Romelo Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Kevin de Bruyne, which makes them undoubtedly a team to beat in the tournament. They gave us a preview of what to expect from them, as they soundly defeated a strong Croatian side, 1-0. Lukakku scored the winning goal in the 38th minute, and they pulled off the victory despite Croatia having a slight edge in possession and passes. With Russia as their first assignment, it should be a relatively easy task for the Red Devils.
- Belgium won their major award on their first tournament – a gold medal in the 1920 Olympics.
- Kevin de Bruyne, who plays for Manchester City has won the PFA men’s player of the year for the second consecutive year.
Russia is way behind Belgium in the world rankings, coming only at 38. The manager is Stanislav Cherchesov. The team is composed of mostly Russian Premier League players, but also boast of Big 5 league talent such as Aleksei Miranchuk and Denis Cheryshev. They have had mixed results over the last few matches, but are coming off a win over Bulgaria, 1-0, in a friendly match. Aleksandr Sobolev converted a penalty in the 84th minute to clinch a game for the guys in red. Even with their underdog status, they are still capable of giving the Belgians a good fight.
- Russia suffered 1-4 against Belgium in the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
- This is their fifth consecutive appearance in the European championships.
Belgium - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
|Eden Hazard||Thigh injury||Doubtful|
|Kevin De Bruyne||Eye injury||Doubtful|
|Axel Witsel||Achilles tendon||Mid June|
Russia - Bans, Injuries, Suspensions
No players are currently reported injured or suspended.
Belgium v Russia Prediction - Final Thoughts
Besides being mentioned first on the match card, Belgium are technically playing on an away match, with the game being held in Russia. But that shouldn’t stop its stacked squad in making a great impression in their first outing. Russia too have a talented lineup, but it will simply be no match for the Red Devil’s all-aound game. Let’s take a look at the prediction.
Belgium v Russia Prediction
|Over: 2.5 Goals||Odds: 1.94|
Disclaimer: The odds change from time to time without prior notice and is only available at the time of writing
For this UEFA EURO 2020 Group stage match Belgium v Russia Prediction to win, Belgium need to win the match with a two-goal lead. If they draw the match, the bettor would lose all of the stakes. For the Over/Under bet to win, the total goal count should be above 2.5 goals.
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