Belgium v Canada Prediction, Odds, Team News

By Nnaemeka Nwala
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Belgium will be facing Canada in the second group F match at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium on Wednesday.

This will inevitably be the final chance for the Belgium Golden Generation to clinch a major trophy.

Belgium has never been able to fulfil their potential on the big stage, despite having one of the best squads on paper the Belgium team has been underwhelming

Canada will be coming to the World Cup to prove its mettle on the big stage ahead of the 2026 World Cup, which is scheduled to be hosted on their soil.

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This will be their first appearance in the World Cup in over 36 years and they will like to make a statement.

Kick-off : 20: 00 g.m.t
Venue:Ahmad bin Ali Stadium.
Team news

Martinez started Eden Hazard alongside Michy Batshuayi up front for the loss to Egypt, with Romelu Lukaku still not fully fit. The Inter forward is facing a race against time to be fit for the opener

Davies, meanwhile, was another injury concern ahead of the World Cup and may not be ready for the opener.

Predictable lineup (3-4-2-1)

Courtois; Debast, Vertonghen, Alderweireld; Meunier, Witsel, Tielemans, Witsel, Carrasco; De Bruyne, Eden Hazard; Batshuayi

Predicted lineup (3-4-3)

Borjan; Miller, Johnston, Vitoria; Buchanan, Hutchinson, Eustaquio, Adekugbe; Davies, Larin, David

Odds/prediction

Belgium will look to contain an in-form Canadian team, a team in huge momentum heading into this one, it’s difficult to look past them against a Belgium team whose best days are largely behind them.

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