Wales vs Belgium Nations League preview: Where to watch, prediction, form guide
Friday, 10 June 2022
When is it? How can you watch it? All you need to know about the UEFA Nations League Group A4 game between Wales and Belgium.
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Wales and Belgium meet in UEFA Nations League Group A4 on Saturday 11 June.
Wales vs Belgium at a glance
When: Saturday 11 June (20:45 CET kick-off)
Where: Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
What: UEFA Nations League Group A4 fixture
How to follow: Build-up and live coverage will appear here
Where to watch Wales vs Belgium on TV
Fans can find their local UEFA Nations League broadcast partner(s) here.
Wales: Hennessey; C. Roberts, Rodon, Mepham, B. Davies; Wilson, Allen, Ampadu, N Williams; Bale, James
Belgium: Casteels; Dendoncker, Boyata, Theate; Meunier, Tielemans, Witsel, Trossard; De Bruyne, Batshuayi, Carrasco
Wales (most recent match first): LWLDWD
Belgium (most recent match first): WLWDDW
Group A4 so far
01/06 Poland 2-1 Wales
03/06 Belgium 1-4 Netherlands
08/06 Belgium 6-1 Poland
08/06 Wales 1-2 Netherlands
Mark Pitman, match reporter
For the first time, Rob Page's Wales team selection will not be affected by the World Cup play-off and he is in a position to name a stronger-looking starting line-up as his side look to get their first Group A4 points. Roberto Martinez had to make amends for the Red Devils' heavy home defeat against the Netherlands and the 6-1 win over Poland means he can now experiment with his side and rest senior players. However, he will need to ensure he still has enough experience to handle Gareth Bale.
What the coaches say
Rob Page, Wales manager: "We'll pick a team that we want to go out and compete and win a game of football, with one eye on planning for the World Cup, how we want to play and what we want to do, irrespective of who the opposition is. We're now thinking of what we need to do and what we might come up against in the World Cup and [planning] accordingly. There'll be a few things that we try [against Belgium]."
Roberto Martínez, Belgium coach: "We're not going to make any drastic changes on the team sheet. Of course we will look at the playing minutes that some players already have on the counter. That is why there will be four or five changes, such as Koen Casteels in goal tomorrow, but completely mixing up our team makes no sense. We are going to make small and targeted adjustments game by game."
Group A4 Live now
What happens after the UEFA Nations League group stage?
The four group winners in League A will advance to the knockout finals with, in principle, one appointed as hosts. The semi-finals will be played on 14 and 15 June 2023 with the final and third-place play-off to follow on 18 June.
The teams finishing fourth in the groups in League A will be relegated to League B for the 2024/25 edition.