The match between Belgium against Tunisia will take place at Otkrytiye Arena on Saturday (6/23/2018). Belgium has a mission to ensure a move to the round of 16, while Tunisia is clearly trying to extend the breath in Russia.
Belgium and Tunisia have met three times. The record of all three meetings is still balanced. Belgium once won, Tunisia also once won. Datu other match finished a draw, in a meeting at the World Cup. Tunisia and Belgium drew 1-1 while competing in Korea-Japan.
At the last meeting, Belgium was the winner. Dries Mertens became the winner in a friendly match that took place at Stade Roi Baudouin on June 8, 2014.
The 2018 World Cup match will be the determinant of who will be superior, or the record of the encounter will remain the same if the match in Group G continues with a draw.
Romelu Lukaku will obviously become the mainstay of Belgium on the front line to break into the opponent’s goal. He has proved himself quite sharp in the first game.
Lukaku maximize Kevin De Bruyne’s pass with a header to score the first goal. Then Eden Hazard’s bait was used to be Belgium’s third goal.
In addition to Lukaku, Hazard can also be a key player for Belgium. He will be the difference from the left wing Roberto Martinez’s care team.
Belgium has no problems with players’ fitness conditions. Vincent Kompany will still be absent due to a thigh injury, Thomas Vermaelen is also still experiencing fitness problems.
Meanwhile, Tunisia will only lose their main goalkeeper, Mouez Hassan. The rest, all the major players, who were taken down in the face of England, are likely to regain their confidence.
Belgium is in a positive trend. In the last 12 games, they have never lost a defeat with details of 10 wins and two draws draws.
The Belgian front line also appeared sharp with 39 goals booked in the matches. On average they recorded more than three goals in 12 games in all competitions. Their winning margin in the last three games is three goals.
Meanwhile, Tunisia are up and down in the last 10 games. They picked four wins, four draws and two defeats. Negative results were obtained in a row in the last two games. Tunisia’s back line also showed a poor performance with a record of seven goals conceded in the last five games.
With such a performance, Belgium is favored by European bookmakers. William Hill coefficient 4/11 for the victory of Belgium, while Tunisia’s victory is at the number 15/2. The draw is in the 19/5 coefficient.