Thursday, September 1, at 21:45, Belgium and Spain will compete in a friendly match meant to prepare them for the World Cup qualifiers, which will begin this weekend.
Belgium changed its coach after Euro failure when he left the competition in the quarter-finals, being eliminated by Wales score 1-3. Mark Wilmots was replaced by Roberto Martinez, who worked last time as coach of Everton. “Red Devils” are seen by bookmakers as favorite and rightly so, if we think they are No. 2 in the FIFA rankings. That is to evolve on their own land is something very bodes Hazard & Co. are unbeaten since November 2013. During this period, Belgium has played 13 matches, running in 10 victrii account and draws, managing 37 goals.
Spain continued with developments disappointing tournament finals, being eliminated in the knockout round stage at Euro 2016 after leaving this World Cup 2014 group stage yet. One explanation for benefits at all happy the Iberians could be sharing generation that tried Del Bosque to make it, but players who come in after not seem to stand still at levels that were Xavi, Iniesta or David Villa . Mentioned that this is the first game in the post Vicente del Bosque, the Spanish national leaving, and instead being called Julien Lopetegui.
Belgium (4-3-3): Courtois – Meunier – Alderweireld – Varmaelen – Vertonghen – Witsel – Nainggolan – Carrasco – Hazard – Bruyne – Lukaku
Spain (4-3-3): De Gea – Carvajal – Pique – Ramos – Jordi Alba – Busquets – Alcantara – David Silva – Nolito – Asensio – Morata
Thursday night showdown worth watching not only because it involved two of the best national in recent years, however, meet a lot of promising players who have shown they can do the show. Being a training match, can not be ruled see goals of both parties, however, believe that Belgium may get at least a draw, taking advantage of home court advantage, but also offensive force.