Belgium and Russia face off in what will be the most important clash of Group H, that could well decide who finishes top of the group and who will potentially face Germany in the Round of 16.
The pre tournament hype surrounding Belgium was very high, but they struggled against Algeria in their first game. Russia will be a tougher opponent and Belgium will need to up their game tonight.
Russia opened their World Cup campaign in a 1-1 draw vs South Korea where the Russian goalkeeper had a horrible game. Russian forwards looked reluctant to go forward and seize any opportunity. Against Belgium, which are a better attacking side, expect Russia to sit back and play defensively.
Belgium vs Russia is expected to be an interesting match as a win here for any team could would lead them to the top of the table.
Here is all the information about the Belgium vs Russia match and how you can Watch Online Belgium vs Russia Live Streaming 2014 World Cup
Belgium vs Russia 2014 World Cup Date
June 22, 2014
Belgium vs Russia 2014 World Cup Kick Off Time
GMT: 6:00 pm
Indian Standard Time: 9:30 pm
USA: 12:00 pm
Brazil: 1:00 pm
Belgium vs Russia 2014 World Cup Venue
Stadium: Estadio do Maracana
City: Rio de Janerio
Belgium vs Russia Team News
Belgium: Vincent Kompany is struggling with a groin strain and might miss this all important clash. In his absence, Thomas Vermaelen would likely come into the centre of defence alongside Daniel Van Buyten.
Russia: Russia’s goalkeeper had a horrible first game against South Korea and the big question in Fabio Capello’s mind would be whether to persist with him or go for another option.
Belgium and Russia Expected Starting X1
Belgium (4-2-3-1): Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Vincent Kompany, Daniel van Buyten, Toby Alderweireld; Mousa Dembélé, Axel Witsel; Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne, Dries Mertens; Romelu Lukaku.
Russia (4-3-3): Igor Akinfeev; Dmitri Kombarov, Sergei Ignashevich, Aleksei Berezutski, Andrey Yeshchenko; Viktor Fayzulin, Denis Glushakov, Oleg Shatov; Yuri Zhirkov, Aleksandr Kokorin, Aleksandr Samedov.
Watch Online Belgium vs Russia Live Streaming 2014 World Cup
BBC will broadcast Belgium vs Russia game in United Kingdom while ESPN will be showing it in the USA.
“A link will be updated here one hour before the start of the match”
Belgium vs Russia Predictions
It will be a tight match that will be Belgium’s attack vs Russian defense. Although Belgium looked shaky in their first match, we can expect they will settle down today and predict a narrow victory for Belgium.
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