Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Tips
It will take a lot of effort for Denmark to beat Belgium when the two teams square off on 17th June. It will be the second match of the tournament for both the teams from Group B.
Belgium is no doubts one of the favourites to win this year’s Euro Cup as they are No. 1 ranked team in the world by FIFA and in last two encounters that is back in 2018, Belgium defeated Denmark in both the occasions.
The two teams will play at Copenhagen and Denmark is expected to cash in their home advantage. However, looking at the Belgium side, they look to be in good position to winning this match against Denmark.
Denmark will host Belgium in Matchday 2 of Euro Cup 2020 on 17th June. It will be the second game of the tournament for both the teams. The latest Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting odds are yet to be updated.The latest Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting will be updated on game day.
Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Squad
Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel, Jonas Lossl, Frederik Ronnow
Defenders: Jens Stryger Larsen, Simon Kjaer, Andreas Christensen, Joachim Andersen, Daniel Wass, Mathias Jorgensen, Joakim Maehle, Jannik Vestergaard, Nicolai Boilesen
Midfielders: Mathias Jensen, Christian Norgaard, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Thomas Delaney, Anders Christiansen, Christian Eriksen, Mikkel Damsgaard, Robert Skov
Forwards: Martin Braithwaite, Andreas Cornelius, Andreas Skov Olsen, Yussuf Poulsen, Kasper Dolberg, Jonas Wind
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Jason Denayer, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen
Midfielders: Timothy Castagne, Nacer Chadli, Yannick Carrasco, Kevin De Bruyne, Leander Dendoncker, Thorgan Hazar, Thomas Meunier, Dennis Praet, Youri Tielemans, Hans Vanaken, Axel Witsel
Forwards: Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke, Jeremy Doku, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens), Leandro Trossard
Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Offensive and Defensive Stats
Denmark is expected to go with a formation of 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-2 for this game while the Belgians usually go with 4-3-3 formation.
Denmark the will be led by duo of Yussuf Poulsen and Martin Brathwaite, who will have to fire from all fronts.. Braithwaite plays for Barcelona in the La Liga and in last season in 29 matches and he could score only 2 goals. His pass accuracy was 82%, shots on target accuracy was 41%. Overall his ratings were 6.53.
RB Leipzig star Youssuf Poulsen will be accompanying Brathwaite in forwards. Last season for Leipzig in 27 matches he scored 5 goals. His pass accuracy was stood at 73% and shots on target accuracy rate was 42%, overall rating was 6.77.
Belgium have firepower in their frontlines with Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard back in the squad. However, Hazard got inured recently and there is doubt of his return for initial matches. In his absense Lukaku will lead the attack. He plays for Inter Milan in the Serie A. Last season he played 36 matches and scored 24 goals with a pass accuracy of 73% and shots on target of 62%. His rating was 7.65.
Apart from Lukaku, Mertens will also support the attack. He plays for Napoli in the Serie A. Last season in 29 matches he scored 9 goals for Napoli. His pass accuracy rate was 80% and shots on target accuracy rate was 48%. His rating was 7.10.
Overall, the forward of Belgium looks superior when compared to that of Denmark.
The mid-field of Belgium no match with the service of Kevin De Bruyne, Carrasco and Chadli. On paper, the Belgium squad looks strong and should comfortably win this.
The Manchester City star Kevin de Bruyne is expected to return from his injury for this match. In last EPL season he in 25 matches was able to create overall 92 chances for his team. His tackle accuracy rate was 62% and dribble accuracy rate was 72%, overall he rating was 7.81.
Carrasco who Plays for Atletico Madrid in the La Liga has tackle accuracy rate is 56%, dribble accuracy rate of 55% and he created a total of 57 chances for his team in last season. His ratings were 7.23.
Denmark midfield has Hojbjerg. He plays for Tottenham Hotspurs in the Premier league. Last season he played 38 matches. His tackle accuracy rate was 52%, dribble accuracy rate was 72%, and a total of 20 chances created. His rating was 7.07.
Daniel Wass will also be there in the midfield. He plays for Valencia in the La Liga. Last season played 35 matches. Tackle accuracy rate was 60%, dribble accuracy rate of 53%. Overall 39 chances created. His rating was 6.95.
The defense of the Belgium squad looks solid with presence of Toby Alderwiereld, Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Meunier and several others.
Toby has been one of the best defenders for Spurs in the Premier League who has completed more than 85% of the passes and has a shot-creating action score of 0.84 per match.
Denmark’s defense has Jens Larsen, Simon Kjaer and Andreas Christenen who have been largely inconsistent and have performed in bursts.
Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Recent Form
More than anything, the recent performance of the teams will have a deep impact on the outcome. World Cup qualifiers and international friendlies, it is obvious that they have got enough game time and the legs are ready to go after a brief break.
Coming to Belgium’s recent outings, the last game they played was an international friendly match against Croatia which the won by 1-0 goal difference. Apart from this match, this year they played three World Cup qualifiers, the first one being against Wales whom they defeated by 3-1 goals. Against Czech Republic they settled for a 1-1 draw and went on to beat Belarus by 8-0 goals in 3rd World Cup qualifiers this year.
Before playing with Croatia, they were up against Greece for a friendly match. They settled for a 1-1 goal draw.
On the other hand, Denmark have also been unbeaten in their last five games with their last game being a friendly match Bosnia which ended in a 2-0 victory.
In 3 of the World Cup qualifiers this year, the beat Israel, Moldova and Austria. Before beating Bosnia they settled for a 1-1 goal draw with mighty Germany in an international friendly.
Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Head-to-head
Looking at their head-to-head, it almost makes no sense to draw conclusions as the last match between the team’s date back to 2018 in Nation League tournament.
But statistically speaking, both teams have been equally strong when they met each other. They have played 15 games against each other with Denmark winning on six occasions whereas Belgium has also managed six wins.
Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner
Even though it is too early to predict anything, the betting platform have clearly favored Belgium in this encounter. Before Belgium and Denmark meet, they will be playing their opening matches against Russia and Finland respectively.
The latest Belgium vs Denmark Football Predictions and Betting Odds will be updated after the first match of respective teams.