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worldcup: Belgium - Wales Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

BelgiumBelgiumDen Dreef - LeuvenWednesday 24 March 2021
20.45CET (20.45 local time)
Group E - Matchday 1
WalesWales
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2016 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
01/07/2016QFWales - Belgium3-1
Lille MétropoleA. Williams 31, Robson-Kanu 55, Vokes 86; Nainggolan 13
12/06/2015QR (GS)Wales - Belgium1-0
CardiffBale 25
16/11/2014QR (GS)Belgium - Wales0-0Brussels
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
15/10/2013QR (GS)Belgium - Wales1-1BrusselsDe Bruyne 64; Ramsey 88
07/09/2012QR (GS)Wales - Belgium0-2
CardiffKompany 41, Vertonghen 83
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/10/1997QR (GS)Belgium - Wales3-2
BrusselsStaelens 4 (P), Claessens 32, Wilmots 39; Pembridge 53 (P), Giggs 66
29/03/1997QR (GS)Wales - Belgium1-2
CardiffSpeed 65; Crasson 24, Staelens 45
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
31/03/1993QR (GS)Wales - Belgium2-0
CardiffGiggs 18, Rush 39
18/11/1992QR (GS)Belgium - Wales2-0
BrusselsStaelens 54, Degryse 59
EURO '92
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
27/03/1991PR (GS)Belgium - Wales1-1BrusselsDegryse 48; Saunders 60
17/10/1990PR (GS)Wales - Belgium3-1
CardiffRush 29, Saunders 86, Hughes 88; Versavel 24
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Belgium523052031001135351720
Wales530250321100135352017

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:24CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeCüneyt Çakır (TUR)
  • Assistant refereesBahattin Duran (TUR) , Tarik Ongun (TUR)
  • Fourth officialAbdulkadir Bitigen (TUR)
  • UEFA DelegateClaude Kremer (LUX)
  • UEFA Referee observerJohannes Reijgwart (NED)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Cüneyt Çakır23/11/197610129

Cüneyt Çakır

Referee since: 1994
First division: 2001
FIFA badge: 2006

Tournaments: 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2016 Olympic Games, UEFA EURO 2016, 2014 FIFA World Cup, 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, UEFA EURO 2012, 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Finals
2015 UEFA Champions League
2012 FIFA Club World Cup

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
06/10/2016WCQRAustriaWales2-2Vienna

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
17/12/2009UELGSAFC AjaxRSC Anderlecht1-3Amsterdam
18/06/2016EUROGS-FTBelgiumRepublic of Ireland3-0Bordeaux
06/10/2016WCQRAustriaWales2-2Vienna
10/12/2019UCLGSSSC NapoliKRC Genk4-0Naples
08/12/2020UCLGSSS LazioClub Brugge2-2Rome

Last updated 28/03/2021 23:03CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Belgium

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group E - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Belarus0000000
    Belgium0000000
    Czech Republic0000000
    Estonia0000000
    Wales0000000
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Belgium-Wales
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Czech Republic-Belgium
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Belgium-Belarus
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Estonia-Belgium
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Belgium-Czech Republic
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Belarus-Belgium
  • Matchday 9 (13/11/2021)
    Belgium-Estonia
  • Matchday 10 (16/11/2021)
    Wales-Belgium

Wales

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Belgium-Wales
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Wales-Czech Republic
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Belarus-Wales
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    Wales-Estonia
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Czech Republic-Wales
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Estonia-Wales
  • Matchday 9 (13/11/2021)
    Wales-Belarus
  • Matchday 10 (16/11/2021)
    Wales-Belgium

Last updated 24/03/2021 16:17CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.