Almost 24 years after the last match in official competition between Belgium and the Netherlands (0-0 at the 1998 World Cup), the 2 selections will face each other this Friday for their first group match in the League of nations. The Red Devils will play at home against the triple World Cup finalists (1974, 1978, 2010) and will try to join Poland, winner of Wales this Wednesday, June 1 (2-1, find the video summary of Poland – Wales) at the top of group 4 of League A. The club that will finish first at the end of the 6 group matches will play the final phase of the League of Nations in 2023. This final phase will bring together the winners of each group of League A (find the hens of the League of Nations).
Roberto Martínez’s team considered the Dutch selection as a real opponent and that this match will be a derby. For his part, Louis Van Gaal does not underestimate the Belgians, whom he considers to be a top team with a large group of players.
Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is out of the competition. Casteels, Wolfsburg goalkeeper, will take his place tonight.
TV program: Belgium – Netherlands
The match Belgium – Netherlands, counting for the first day of the League of Nations, can be followed live and in clear on The team channel this Friday, June 3 at 8:45 p.m.