With great players spread throughout their squad and starting line-up, Belgian football fans have never had it so good. Belgium reached an all-time best FIFA ranking in May 2016, coming in at 2nd on the charts. They look set to gatecrash the party and establish themselves as one of the world’s best football teams. Belgium showed flashes of brilliance by reaching the quarter finals at World Cup 2014, where they took advantage of playing in an easy group and a favorable last 16 match against Russia.
Eventually Belgium fell short of their dreams by losing to runners-up Argentina 1-0.
Since 1984 Belgium have only managed to reached Euro Cup finals on one occasion, way back in 2000. They were eliminated early in that tournament and failed to reach the tournament in any subsequent European championships until 2016, where they qualified as Group B winners ahead of Wales.
Best Belgium Football Team Betting Lines
Here are the odds for Belgium’s next match. Study the odds carefully as the jury is still out on whether Belgium is one of the best sides in the world.
Belgium Football Team Season Schedule
Stay apprised of Belgium’s future games by referencing their schedule. The best bettors know that being prepared is half the battle so do you research and reap the rewards.
Belgium Football Team League Standings
Anyone that loves soccer knows that Belgium has the potential to be one of the world’s best. Have a look below to see if they’re current side is exceeding their current lofty expectations.
How To Win At Belgium Football Team Bets
The bookies find it difficult to price Belgium matches. They cannot make Belgium heavy favorites against a team like Spain or Germany because it would mean accepting large bets on those teams. However, to offer Belgium at attractive odds could expose them too. Study the outright betting odds because you might find a some value from the onset.
While deserving great praise for climbing the FIFA rankings, Belgium are yet to be tested enough to truly be considered the second best team in the world. Can the upset the biggest and best in the world. The jury, in our opinion, is still out.
There are always plenty of goals in their matches. Since the beginning of 2015, Belgium have played in 10 matches, seven of which have eclipsed the minimum requirement of 2.5 goals in the overs market. Belgium have recently beaten France and Spain which indicates the current strength of their squad.
Belgium’s squad contains a number of excellent players. Thibault Courtois is still in his early 20’s and is already considered one of the world’s best goalkeepers.
Captain Vincent Kompany, Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen are quality centre backs. but Kompany has been struggling with injury for the past few seasons.
Midfielders Kevin De Bruyne, Axel Witsel and Marouane Fellaini are proven players at the highest level and complement nicely strikers Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku and Christian Benteke. They are options any team would be pleased to have at their disposal.
On the periphery of the squad are players like Thorgen Hazard, Youri Tielemans and Nacer Chadli, all of whom consistenly fight hard for their place in a star-studded lineup.
Eden Hazard, even though he endured a miserable season at Chelsea, has star potential but has the potential to spearhead Belgium to glory.