Match Details: Belgium vs Algeria Live Stream; Date: Tuesday, 17th June 2014; Group: H; Kick Off/Start Time: 12.00 pm ET, 20.00 GMT; Venue/Stadium: Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte; Best Channels For The Match: ESPN, WATCH ESPN, Univision Deportes En Vivo, Univision USA, UTV, and Sony Six HD.
The 16th match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup will be between Belgium and Australia scheduled on the 17th day of June at Estadio Mineirao located in Belo Horizonte. The match will start at exactly GMT -3 Brazilian time.
The two teams are in group H a place where most of the 32 teams wanted to be since their games start some days after the start of the summer tournament. Group H is the most balanced in the whole 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament.
The two teams have almost similar potential as far as winning their first match is taken into considerations. However, it is going to be a very tough game where every side will struggle to outdo the other.
Belgium vs Algeria: Group H Match Analysis:
From history of football, Belgium has managed to qualify for the world cup at total of 11 times. The teams also possess players that are of high quality who can with no doubt unsettle any of the strongest team in this tournament.
The team has a midfield that is much stronger, centre back of high quality and the fierce attacking skills. With all this resources, Belgium has got potential of making it to the semifinal stage of the tournament.
Marc Wilmots who is the manager of the team has got a lot of confidence in the squad he selected and the starting XI in this match. In the pre-world cup warm up matches that Belgium played against Tunisia, Luxembourg and Sweden, it managed to secure victory all through.
The team is therefore much prepared for the world cup and this match in particular. A win in this match will boost the morale of Belgium making them perform even better in the matches that await them.
For Algeria, this is going to be their 4th time to qualify for the world cup tournaments. Brazil and Algeria are the two countries that share similar climate. This means that the team will have no problems adapting to the climatic conditions during the tournament and this match to be precise.
Currently, Algeria is highly ranked team in Africa after defeating Ivory Coast some days before the kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. During the 2010 world cup, Algeria did not manage to score any single goal although they secured a barren draw with Roy Hodgson’s team.
In its past 13 matches, Algeria has only lost once. Although it has been said to be no positive results for Algeria in this match, the team has the ability to make it rain at their opening match.
Players To Watch In Belgium vs Algeria Match:
Romelu Lukaku despite the injury will have to play a key role in this match. With him in place, Belgium will be a bit stronger. He will work together Marouane Fellaini and Eden Hazard for a success in this match.
Algeria will depend more on the skills of Sofiane Feghouli, Islam Slimani and Saphir as the key players of the match.
Other Sides Of Belgium vs Algeria Match
Algeria and Belgium, The teams have ever faced each other two times before in which one was won by Belgium and the other ended up in a draw. Out of the total 4 goals, 3 were scored by Belgium.
This being their first match, Belgium will not leave any stone unturned. They have aimed at making a good impression at the star of the tournament. It is a stronger team for Algeria. At the 90th minute, the score will be 3-0 in favor of none other than Belgium.