While Belgium can improve their chances of reaching the UEFA Nations League final against Wales on matchday 5, their opponents are in danger in Group A4.
Anything less than a win at Brussels’ King Baudouin Stadium would have Wales rely on a setback for Poland, which receives group leaders the Netherlands, to keep intact their chances of avoiding relegation to Liga B.
With two games left for each team, Poland is three points above Wales. Belgium has another three points lead, three behind the Orange on the hunt for the lead and a place in the final in June 2023.
The Sporting News has the details on how the teams can watch one of their last matches before heading to the World Cup in Qatar in November.
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What time is it between Belgium and Wales?
Belgium hosts Wales in the UEFA Nations League at the King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels. The match kicks off on Thursday, September 22 at 7:45 PM BST.
|Date||Thursday September 22||Thursday September 22||Thursday September 22||Fri 23 September|
|Time||19:45 BST||14:45 ET||14:45 ET||04:45 AEST|
How Belgium vs. Wales to watch
|TV channel||Channel 4, Premier Sports||Fox Sports, fuboTV, TelevisaUnivision||–||–|
|Stream||All 4, channel4.com, Premier Sports Player||Fox Sports, fuboTV, Univision app||DAZN||optus|
UEFA.com has a full list of where to watch the Nations League in each country.
Belgium vs. Wales Predicted Lineups
Coach Roberto Martinez has left Belgium’s all-time top scorer Romelu Lukaku as a precaution from his roster for the last two games of the Nations League campaign because the Inter Milan striker has a thigh problem.
Playmaker Eden Hazard will likely play despite rarely playing for Real Madrid this season. Martinez wants the three-time Belgian player of the year to build up his fitness for the World Cup.
Belgium predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Casteels (GK) — Dendoncker, Boyata, Vertonghen — Meunier, Witsel, Tielemans, Carrasco — De Bruyne, Hazard — Batshuayi
Defender Ben Daviesmidfielders Aaron Ramsey and Joe Allenand winger Harry Wilson are injured for Wales.
Captain Gareth Bale joined the squad late after playing as LAFC substitute in their win over Houston Dynamo on Monday and may have been rested as a result.
Wales predicted line-up (5-3-2): Hennessey (GK) – Williams, S. Thomas, Mepham, Rodon, Gunter – Smith, Ampadu, Morrell – Moore, Johnson
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Belgium vs Belgium bets Wales
The Red Devils’ status as a bookie favorite reflects the home advantage for FIFA’s highest-ranking European team and the likely absence of the talisman Bale, but Wales has repeatedly troubled Belgium in the eight meetings between these sides since September 2012. where one lost. of the past seven occasions.
Their last two encounters ended 1-1, with young Brennan Johnson of Nottingham Forest scoring a late equalizer at Cardiff in June after Youri Tielemans gave Belgium the lead.
|More than 2.5 goals||8/15||-170||1.59|
|Both teams score||4/5||-120||1.83|