The Belgian team performed very well at the 2018 world Cup in Russia, where only ½ of the final lost against France with the score 0:1, the resource LIGAnews.
In the bronze medal match, the Belgians have beaten England 2:0. But immediately after the world Cup, the Belgians managed to beat Scotland, Switzerland and Iceland twice. The world went from the Netherlands and gave away the national team of Switzerland. In the end, the team took second place in their group of the League of Nations.
Roberto Martinez called in the location of the team’s strongest players, but he will not be able to count on injured Tom Meunier, Vincent Kompany, Mousa Dembele and Kevin De bruyne.
Team Russia in the group stage home world Cup lost to Uruguay (0:3), but won Saudi Arabia (5:0) and Egypt (3:1), thereby reached the playoffs. In the 1/8 final, the Russians defeated Spain (1:1, 4:3 on penalties), in the quarterfinals and lost to Croatia (2:2, 3:4 on penalties).
Since then, wards Stanislaus cherchesova beat Turkey (2-1 and 2-0) and Czech Republic (5:1), played draw and lost to Sweden (0:0 and 0:2), and also played poorly against Germany (0:3). In their group of the League of Nations, the Russian team became the second, having passed forward the Swedes on additional indicators.
For the national team of Russia will not be able to play the injured Roman Zobnin and Ilya Kutepov.
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