Team analysis



1Nick Shinton10/05/2001Goalkeeper8080 8080 Club Brugge (BEL)
2Lucas Lissens25/07/2001Defender808052*8080 RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
3Siebe Vandermeulen02/01/2001Defender808028+8080 KRC Genk (BEL)
4Lars Dendoncker03/04/2001Midfield808028+8080 Club Brugge (BEL)
5Loic Masscho02/10/2001Defender 8052*8080 RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
6Nicolas Raskin23/02/2001Midfield808080 KAA Gent (BEL)
7Yorbe Vertessen08/01/2001Forward8080 80804 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
8Yari Verschaeren12/07/2001Midfield 16+80 RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
9Gabriel Lemoine26/03/2001Forward 25+801+64*1 Club Brugge (BEL)
10Mathis Suray26/07/2001Forward66*64* 40* RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
11Sekou Sidibe05/05/2001Forward8055* 1 PSV Eindhoven (NED)
12Maarten Vandevoordt26/02/2002Goalkeeper 80 KRC Genk (BEL)
13Elias Sierra25/08/2001Midfield 808073* KRC Genk (BEL)
14Killian Sardella02/05/2002Defender 80 RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
15Halim Timassi01/09/2001Midfield14+ 8040+7+ RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
16Largie Ramazani27/02/2001Forward6+8076* Manchester United FC (ENG)
17Amadou Onana16/08/2001Midfield8074* 8080 TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (GER)
18Tibo Persyn13/03/2002Forward80 804+ Club Brugge (BEL)
19Jamie Yayi Mpie22/05/2001Forward66*80 80*802 UC Sampdoria (ITA)
20Jeremy Doku27/05/2002Forward14+ 80 16+1 RSC Anderlecht (BEL)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Belgium team analysis

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Key features – Belgium

• 1-4-2-3-1 or 1-4-1-4-1 with two or one midfield screen; 1-4-4-1-1 defence
• Varied passing game; patient build from keeper, defence, holding midfielder
• Then long diagonal; over the top; or vertical long ball along the flanks
• Good technique, combination play and individual skills through midfield
• Aimed to play high with immediate press on ball-carrier after ball-loss
• Effective positional rotation in middle-to-front areas
• Good athletic condition, speed, mental resilience after falling behind

Head coach: Thierry Siquet (18/10/1968)