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worldcup: Belgium - Czech Republic Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

BelgiumBelgiumSunday 5 September 2021
20.45CET (20.45 local time)
Group E - Matchday 5
Czech RepublicCzech Republic
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
27/03/2021QR (GS)Czech Republic - Belgium1-1PragueProvod 50; Lukaku 60
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
14/11/2001POCzech Republic - Belgium0-1
agg: 0-2
PragueWilmots 86
10/11/2001POBelgium - Czech Republic1-0
BrusselsVerheyen 28
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
17/11/1993QR (GS)Belgium - Czechoslovakia0-0Brussels
02/09/1992QR (GS)Czechoslovakia - Belgium1-2
PragueKadlec 77; Czerniatynski 83
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/04/1989QR (GS)Belgium - Czechoslovakia2-1
BrusselsDegryse 30, 77; Luhovy 41
16/11/1988QR (GS)Czechoslovakia - Belgium0-0Bratislava
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Belgium32104220----1954102036
Czech Republic40223012----1910453620

Last updated 11/08/2021 15:58CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Belgium - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Koen Casteels25/06/199229Wolfsburg - 00001-
-Matz Sels26/02/199229Strasbourg - 00001-
-Thibaut Courtois11/05/199229Real Madrid - 300090-
Defenders
-Toby Alderweireld02/03/198932Al-Duhail - 40001134
-Jan Vertonghen24/04/198734Benfica*30001309
-Dedryck Boyata28/11/199030Hertha - 200026-
-Thomas Foket25/09/199426Reims - 210061
-Timothy Castagne05/12/199525Leicester*2000152
-Jason Denayer28/06/199526Lyon - 4000281
-Zinho Vanheusden29/07/199922Genoa - 00001-
Midfielders
-Axel Witsel12/01/198932Dortmund - 110011411
-Dennis Praet14/05/199427Torino - 1100131
-Yannick Carrasco04/09/199328Atlético - 1000506
-Leander Dendoncker15/04/199526Wolves - 400021-
-Youri Tielemans07/05/199724Leicester - 3000434
-Hans Vanaken24/08/199229Club Brugge - 2300123
-Alexis Saelemaekers27/06/199922Milan*10002-
Forwards
-Eden Hazard07/01/199130Real Madrid - 100011132
-Christian Benteke03/12/199030Crystal Palace - 21004116
-Romelu Lukaku13/05/199328Chelsea*34009866
-Leandro Trossard04/12/199426Brighton - 420092
-Michy Batshuayi02/10/199327Beşiktaş - 11003522
-Dodi Lukebakio24/09/199723Wolfsburg - 10002-
Coach
-Roberto Martínez13/07/197348 - 400062-
Czech Republic - Squad list
Current seasonOverall
Qual.FTTeam
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Tomáš Vaclík29/03/198932Olympiacos - 300041-
-Jindřich Staněk27/04/199625Plzeň - 0000--
-Filip Nguyen14/09/199228Slovácko - 0000--
Defenders
-Tomáš Kalas15/05/199328Bristol City*1000271
-Filip Kaša01/01/199427Plzeň - 0000--
-Aleš Matějů03/06/199625Brescia - 10005-
-Vladimír Coufal22/08/199229West Ham - 3000221
-Milan Havel07/08/199427Plzeň - 0000--
-Tomáš Wiesner17/07/199724Sparta Praha - 0000--
-Václav Jemelka23/06/199526Sigma - 00002-
Midfielders
-Jaromír Zmrhal02/08/199328Slovan Bratislava - 1000151
-Tomáš Holeš31/03/199328Slavia Praha - 4000142
-Tomáš Souček27/02/199526West Ham*4300417
-Alex Král19/05/199823West Ham - 1000232
-Michal Sadílek31/05/199922Twente - 10003-
-Antonín Barák03/12/199426Verona - 4200227
-Michal Sáček19/09/199624Sparta Praha - 0000--
-Jakub Pešek24/06/199328Sparta Praha - 100031
Forwards
-Matěj Vydra01/05/199229Burnley - 4000396
-Martin Doležal03/05/199031Jablonec - 10006-
-Stanislav Tecl01/09/199031Slavia Praha - 10007-
-Adam Hložek25/07/200219Sparta Praha - 10008-
Coach
-Jaroslav Šilhavý03/11/196159 - 400031-

Last updated 05/09/2021 10:32CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeMichael Oliver (ENG)
  • Assistant refereesStuart Burt (ENG) , Simon Bennett (ENG)
  • Video Assistant RefereeChris Kavanagh (ENG)
  • Fourth officialDavid Coote (ENG)
  • Assistant Video Assistant RefereeAndrew Madley (ENG)
  • UEFA DelegateRomano Clavedetscher (SUI)
  • UEFA Referee observerStavros Tritsonis (GRE)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Michael Oliver20/02/1985677

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

No such matches refereed

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

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
28/05/2012U19ELITEBelgiumSpain1-2Cattolica
05/08/2014UCL3QRPanathinaikos FCR. Standard de Liège1-2Athens
21/08/2014UELPOPEC ZwolleAC Sparta Praha1-1Zwolle
04/09/2014FRIE.GS-FTBelgiumAustralia2-0Liege
18/09/2014UELGSLegia WarszawaKSC Lokeren OV1-0Warsaw
23/10/2014UELGSClub BruggeF.C. Copenhagen1-1Bruges
26/11/2015UELGSAC Sparta PrahaAsteras Tripolis FC1-0Prague
07/12/2016UCLGSClub BruggeF.C. Copenhagen0-2Bruges
16/02/2017UELR32RSC AnderlechtFC Zenit2-0Brussels
24/10/2018UCLGSClub BruggeAS Monaco FC1-1Bruges
05/11/2019UCLGSFC BarcelonaSK Slavia Praha0-0Barcelona
03/08/2021UCL3QRAC Sparta PrahaAS Monaco FC0-2Prague

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:22CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Belgium

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group E - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Belgium431017410
    Czech Republic4211847
    Wales2101233
    Belarus31024113
    Estonia30036150
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Belgium 3-1 Wales
    0-1 Wilson 10, 1-1 De Bruyne 22, 2-1 T. Hazard 28, 3-1 Lukaku 73 (P)
    Courtois, Alderweireld, Vermaelen (46 Denayer), Vertonghen, Dendoncker, De Bruyne, Tielemans, Lukaku, T. Hazard (83 Castagne), Mertens (92 Trossard), Meunier
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Czech Republic 1-1 Belgium
    1-0 Provod 50, 1-1 Lukaku 60
    Courtois, Alderweireld, Denayer, Vertonghen, Dendoncker, De Bruyne, Tielemans, Lukaku, Mertens (56 Trossard), Castagne, Chadli (56 Foket)
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Belgium 8-0 Belarus
    1-0 Batshuayi 14, 2-0 Vanaken 17, 3-0 Trossard 38, 4-0 Doku 42, 5-0 Praet 49, 6-0 Benteke 70, 7-0 Trossard 74, 8-0 Vanaken 89
    Mignolet, Alderweireld, Denayer (46 Boyata), Vertonghen (64 Dendoncker), T. Hazard, Trossard, Meunier, Vanaken, Praet (71 Tielemans), Doku (77 Januzaj), Batshuayi (64 Benteke)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Estonia 2-5 Belgium
    1-0 Käit 2, 1-1 Vanaken 22, 1-2 Lukaku 29, 1-3 Lukaku 52, 1-4 Witsel 65, 1-5 Foket 76, 2-5 Sorga 83
    Courtois, Alderweireld (83 Dendoncker), Denayer, Boyata, Witsel, Trossard, Lukaku (74 Benteke), E. Hazard (74 Sambi Lokonga), Carrasco (83 Lukebakio), Saelemaekers (66 Foket), Vanaken
  • 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

Czech Republic

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Estonia 2-6 Czech Republic
    1-0 Sappinen 12, 1-1 Schick 18, 1-2 Barák 27, 1-3 Souček 32, 1-4 Souček 43, 1-5 Souček 48, 1-6 Jankto 56, 2-6 Henri Anier 86
    Pavlenka, Kadeřábek, Čelůstka (85 Zima), Barák (65 Pekhart), Darida, Schick (79 Holeš), Provod (65 Vydra), Jankto (65 Masopust), Souček, Kúdela, Bořil
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Czech Republic 1-1 Belgium
    1-0 Provod 50, 1-1 Lukaku 60
    Vaclík, Čelůstka, Coufal, Barák (78 Pavelka), Krmenčík (78 Vydra), Provod (94 Pekhart), Jankto (61 Masopust), Souček, Kúdela, Bořil, Holeš
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Wales 1-0 Czech Republic
    1-0 James 82
    Vaclík, Čelůstka, Coufal (87 Vydra), Darida, Schick, Provod (83 Masopust), Jankto (83 Kadeřábek), Souček, Kúdela (87 Barák), Bořil, Holeš (53 Krmenčík)
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Czech Republic 1-0 Belarus
    1-0 Barák 34
    Vaclík, Coufal, Kalas, Barák (94 Tecl), Holeš, Doležal (63 Vydra), Matějů, Jankto (77 Zmrhal), Hložek (78 Pešek), Král (63 Sadílek), Souček
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Belgium-Czech Republic
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Czech Republic-Wales
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Belarus-Czech Republic
  • Matchday 10 (16/11/2021)
    Czech Republic-Estonia

Last updated 03/09/2021 13:22CET

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
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