BELGIUM return to the international stage tonight as they take on neighbouring country Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League.
And the Red Devils will be aiming for a better conclusion than the 2020/21 edition.
Roberto Martinez' side threw away a 2-0 lead against France in the semi-final last year and landed in a third-place play-off contest against Italy – which they ended up losing.
However, Belgium have the chance to kick-start their campaign against a nation who they haven't lost to in eight consecutive matches.
But, it is set up to be a mouth-watering encounter as the flying Dutchmen are currently on a nine-game undefeated streak.
What time does Belgium vs Netherlands kick off?
- Belgium will entertain Netherlands on Friday, June 3 – TONIGHT.
- It is scheduled to kick off at 7:45pm UK time – 8:45pm locally.
- King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium will be the assigned arena for this eye catching clash.
- There was nothing to separate the sides when the nations last encountered each other back in 2018.
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Is Belgium vs Netherlands on TV and can I live stream it?
- The UEFA Nations League fixture between Belgium and Netherlands will be broadcasted live in the UK on Premier Sports 1.
- Coverage will commence from 7:35pm UK time – 10 minutes before kick-off.
- Subscription members can stream the game live via the Premier Player app where the membership prices start from £9.99 a month.
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Thibaut Courtois will play no part in this game after picking up a groin injury during his heroic Champions League final display for Real Madrid against Liverpool.
Jason Denayer and Divock Origi are also out while Eden Hazard is fit after an injury-laden three years at Real Madrid.
Neither Georginio Wijnaldum or Ryan Gravenberch have made it into Louis van Gaal's Dutch squad.
Man Utd target Jurrien Timber will be hoping for a start at centre-back alongside Matthijs de Ligt and Virgil van Dijk.
Belgium squad for Nations League matches:
Goalkeepers: Koen Casteels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Timothy Castagne, Jason Denayer, Wout Faes, Thomas Foket, Brandon Mechele, Thomas Meunier, Arthur Theate, Jan Vertonghen
Midfielders: Yannick Carrasco, Kevin De Bruyne, Leander Dendoncker, Thorgan Hazard, Amadou Onana, Dennis Praet, Alexis Saelemaekers, Youri Tielemans, Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel
Forwards: Michy Batshuayi, Charles De Ketelaere, Eden Hazard, Adnan Januzaj, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens, Lois Openda, Leandro Trossard
Netherlands squad for Nations League matches:
Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen, Mark Flekken, Tim Krul
Defenders: Nathan Ake, Daley Blind, Matthijs de Ligt, Stefan de Vrij, Denzel Dumfries, Hans Hateboer, Tyrell Malacia, Bruno Martins Indi, Jordan Teze, Jurrien Timber, Virgil van Dijk
Midfielders: Frenkie de Jong, Davy Klaassen, Teun Koopmeiners, Jerdy Schouten, Guus Til
Forwards: Steven Berghuis, Steven Bergwijn, Memphis Depay, Cody Gakpo, Vincent Janssen, Noa Lang, Wout Weghorst
- Belgium 5/4
- Draw 5/2
- Netherlands to win 2/1
*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct as of Friday, June 3
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