Belgium vs Romania Prediction 22.06.2024 | Euro 2024

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  • Competition: Euro 2024 - Group E
  • Date: Saturday, 22nd, June 2024
  • Kickoff: 20:00 UTC +1 / 21.00 CEST
  • Venue: RheinEnergieStadion (Koln)

After a disappointing opening to their Euro 2024 campaign, Belgium will look to mount a quick response when they face Romania in Group E at the RheinEnergieStadion in Koln on Friday evening.

Belgium vs Romania Betting Tips: BELGIUM TO WIN

Despite being touted as potential heavyweights capable of making a deep run in this summer's tournament, Belgium suffered the biggest upset on the opening day of the European Championship, falling to a stunning 0-1 defeat against Group D underdogs Slovakia.

Luck definitely turned a blind eye to the Red Devils who outclassed their matchday one opponents across all aspects, ending the match with a total expected goals (xG) of 1.95, also seeing Romelu Lukaku's two goals being chalked off by VAR.

Heartbreaking defeat marks the first stumble for coach Tedesco since his arrival in February 2023, but he remains confident that his side will swiftly regain their winning rhythm, while the Belgians draw confidence from winning five out of six group-stage matches in the last two Euro finals.

Despite arriving at this summer's major tournament in sloppy form, failing to notch a single victory in their four warm-up matches (D3 L1) since cruising superbly and unscathed through their qualifying group with six wins and four draws, the Tricolours have astounded everyone with their eye-popping display.

Not a soul, not even the die-hard supporters, could have imagined their national team would kick off Euro 2024 in such spectacular fashion, as Romania crushed Ukraine into smithereens with a dominant 3-0 triumph at Bayern Munich's fortress.

It sounds unbelievable, but this marked Romania's first beating of a side in a continental tournament final since way back in 2000 when they shocked England in a five-goal thriller, and their emphatic opening success has put them in a strong position to qualify for the EURO knockout stages for only the second time ever.

Ahead of a stern test on matchday two, Edward Iordanescu's men won't be daunted by the challenge of facing the powerful Belgian side, having outperformed them in three out of the last four encounters, although their most recent H2H match goes all the way back to November 2012.

True, Romania have been riding a wave of great results lately - ending up on the wrong side just once in their last 16 matches - but Belgium, faced with the imperative to avoid another misstep, must rectify all shortcomings from their opening match to earn their first points of the tournament. In what promises to be a thrilling, action-packed affair, we're hopeful that the Red Devils will set aside their opening day collapse with a routine victory on matchday two.

Belgium vs Romania Head to Head (H2H) stats

  1. Romania

    2 : 1

    Belgium

    Friendly International

  2. Belgium

    2 : 1

    Romania

    Friendly International

Belgium

Belgium team news

Veteran defensive duo Axel Witsel and Jan Vertonghen were unused substitutes during the opening Euro campaign against Slovakia due to the risk of further injuries, but both are now expected to be ready to log their first minutes.

Lois Openda, who had a stellar season at RB Leipzig, is expected to receive more minutes than the six he had on the opening day, while Club Brugge defender Maxim De Cuyper could replace Yannick Carrasco at left-back.

Last matches of Belgium

  1. Belgium

    0 : 1

    Slovakia

    European Championship

  2. Belgium

    3 : 0

    Luxembourg

    Friendly International

  3. Belgium

    2 : 0

    Montenegro

    Friendly International

  4. England

    2 : 2

    Belgium

    Friendly International

  5. Republic of Ireland

    0 : 0

    Belgium

    Friendly International

Belgium lineup

Goalkeeper

  • 1

    Koen Casteels

Defenders

  • 25

    Maxim De Cuyper

  • 2

    Zeno Debast

  • 4

    Wout Faes

  • 21

    Timothy Castagne

Midfielders

  • 24

    Amadou Onana

  • 18

    Orel Mangala

  • 9

    Leandro Trossard

  • 7

    Kevin De Bruyne

  • 22

    Jeremy Doku

Forwards

  • 10

    Romelu Lukaku

Romania

Romania team news

Following a three-goal deluge of Ukraine in the opener, delighted coach Edward Iordanescu is likely to name the same side as Monday in hopes that their chosen eleven will again cause a stir in the tournament.

Parma winger Dennis Man excelled by providing two assists in the thrashing of the Ukrainians, and he is expected to retain his place, while Valentin Mihaila will again look for his chance from the bench.

Last matches of Romania

  1. Romania

    3 : 0

    Ukraine

    European Championship

  2. Romania

    0 : 0

    Liechtenstein

    Friendly International

  3. Romania

    0 : 0

    Bulgaria

    Friendly International

  4. Colombia

    3 : 2

    Romania

    Friendly International

  5. Romania

    1 : 1

    Northern Ireland

    Friendly International

Romania lineup

Goalkeeper

  • 1

    Florin Nita

Defenders

  • 11

    Nicusor Bancu

  • 15

    Andrei Burca

  • 3

    Radu Dragusin

  • 2

    Andrei Ratiu

Midfielders

  • 18

    Razvan Marin

  • 17

    Florinel Coman

  • 21

    Nicolae Stanciu

  • 6

    Marius Marin

  • 20

    Dennis Man

Forwards

  • 19

    Denis Dragus

4 Reasons why we expect Belgium to Win

  1. Belgium ended their 16-game unbeaten streak with a 0-1 loss to Slovakia (W10 D6).
  2. Belgium have scored at least twice in four out of their last six matches.
  3. Romania have managed only one win in their last four matches.
  4. Romania have failed to score in two out of their last three matches.

Main prediction Belgium - Romania

Belgium to win

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57% winrate

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Belgium vs Romania - FAQ

? Where to watch?

The match between these national teams will be broadcast on 1TV (Arm), 1TV (Geo), 6play (Fra), AbemaTV (Jpn), Almanasa (Irq), Amazon Prime Video, Arena Premium 1 (Mkd), Arena Premium 1 (Mne), Arena Premium 1 (Srb),

? Who is Belgium's player to watch?

Romelu Lukaku was the top scorer of the qualifying phase with an impressive 14 goals.

? Who is Romania's player to watch?

Denis Alibec led Romania's attack in the qualifiers with three goals scored.