Denmark kick starts their UEFA Nations League campaign this weekend in the Group 2 of League A. The match schedules for Saturday at Telia Parken with kickoff at 8 pm.
Both sides are in a highly competitive group in the UEFA Nations League. The sides are in the same group with sides Iceland and England. Hence, it will be crucial for both teams to put off a strong start.
In the 2019-19 UEFA Nations League, Denmark recorded two wins and two draws in their last four matches against Wales and the Republic of Ireland. A win this weekend will improve their chances of progressing to League A.
Kasper Hjulmand will cherish the fact the side have progressed to next year’s Euro championships. The side managed to claim the second position in Group D behind side Switzerland. Denmark has an eight unbeaten streak.
Belgium was unfortunate in its 2018-19 UEFA Nations League campaign after missing a spot in the semi-finals. The side won three out of their four matches against sides Iceland and Switzerland.
Unfortunately, the side succumbed to a 5-2 loss to Switzerland in the final group game to drop out of the competition. Belgium will have some unfinished business when they return to action this weekend.
Roberto Martinez’s side booked a slot in Euro 2020 against side Iceland in September. The side pulled off all ten wins collecting 30 points.
Denmark vs. Belgium Head to Head
Both sides have managed four games against each other, with Denmark taking three wins against one win for Belgium. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Ireland 1-1 Denmark
Denmark 6-0 Gibraltar
Denmark 4-0 Luxembourg
Red and Whites 1-0 Switzerland
Georgia 0-0 Denmark
Belgium 6-1 Cyprus
Russia 1-4 Belgium
Kazakhstan 0-2 Belgium
Belgium 9-0 San Marino
Scotland 0-4 Belgium
Denmark Team News
Christian Ericksen will be looking to make the 96th cap for his team. Simon Kjaer will captain the side will maintaining the role in central defense. Between the sticks will be Leicester City’s Schmeichel with Emile-Hojberg leading the middle of the park.
Belgium Team News
The possible front three for the side will be the high scoring Lukaku alongside Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne. The midfield will be supported by the likes of Axel Witsel and Youri Tielemans. Ex-Tottenham star Vertonghen will start alongside partners Alderweireld.
Prediction and Odds
Belgium should be aware of the unbeaten streak for Denmark, but they have enough attacking threat to complete the job.
Goals Over 2.5
Both Teams to Score