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Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad – Currently ranked 2nd in the world, Belgium is one of the silent killers. Belgium is one of the best performing teams in the recent past but their wins usually make no noise like other teams. The Belgium team is a star studded team which came close in 2018 but had to settle for 3rd position. This time, the team will be looking to carve their name on the world cup and make history. 

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is starting from 20th November 2022. The Belgium fans are very much excited for the tournament. So for all these Belgian fans, here is some insight into the Belgium team. In this article, we will cover Belgium’s past performance, fixtures for FIFA World Cup 2022 and player list. 

Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad
Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad

Past Performances: How has Belgium Fared at the FIFA World Cup?

Belgium has been on and off the FIFA World Cup since the inaugural season. Belgium has been part of 13 editions and the upcoming 2022 world cup will be their 14th appearance. 

In these past 13 outings, the last edition of 2018 FIFA World Cup is special for Belgium fans. The team reached the semi finals and finished 3rd in the world cup which is also their best record till date. In 2018, the team broke their past best performance recorded in 1986 where Belgium finished 4th. 

Ranked 2nd in the world, the Belgium team will have a huge responsibility on their shoulders. The team needs to perform at the tournament as their ranking says.

Year Round Pos
1930 Group stage 11th of 13
1934 Round of 16 15th of 16
1938 13th of 15
1950 Did not enter
1954 Group stage 12th of 16
1958 Did not qualify
1962
1966
1970 Group stage 10th of 16
1974 Did not qualify
1978
1982 Group stage 10th of 24
1986 Fourth place 4th of 24
1990 Round of 16 11th of 24
1994 11th of 24
1998 Group stage 19th of 32
2002 Round of 16 14th of 32
2006 Did not qualify
2010
2014 Quarter-finals 6th of 32
2018 Third place 3rd of 32
2022 Qualified

Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule: Get Belgium Fixtures for FIFA WC 2022

Belgium are one of the 32 participating teams and are pooled in Group F along with Canada, Morocco and Croatia. The Belgium team will open their campaign on 23rd November against Canada. The match will be played at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium. On 27th November, Belgium and Morocco will go head to head inside the beautifully crafted Al Thumama Stadium. The final group stage match will be against 2018 FIFA World Cup runner up Croatia. This will be an interesting match to finish off Group F matches.

Date Match Venue
23rd November 2022 Belgium vs Canada Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan
27th November 2022 Belgium vs Morocco  Al Thumama Stadium, Doha
1st December 2022 Belgium vs Croatia Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

Belgium FIFA World Cup 2022 Squad: 26 Men Probable Player List

Whenever there are expectations, there is a pressure of making the right decisions. The Royal Belgian Football Association has a huge task to choose 26 best footballers in Belgium. The announcement will be made soon and we will update them here. But till then, our team of experts have chosen their 26 Belgium player list which will probably be part of the team travelling to Qatar. 

No. Pos. Player
1 GK Matz Sels
12 GK Simon Mignolet
13 GK Koen Casteels
2 DF Toby Alderweireld
3 DF Arthur Theate
4 DF Brandon Mechele
5 DF Jan Vertonghen (vice captain)
15 DF Thomas Foket
21 DF Timothy Castagne
DF Wout Faes
6 MF Axel Witsel
7 MF Dennis Praet
8 MF Youri Tielemans
10 MF Eden Hazard (captain)
16 MF Thorgan Hazard
17 MF Leandro Trossard
18 MF Adnan Januzaj
19 MF Leander Dendoncker
20 MF Hans Vanaken
22 MF Alexis Saelemaekers
9 FW Loïs Openda
11 FW Charles De Ketelaere
14 FW Dries Mertens
23 FW Michy Batshuayi

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