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Belgium vs Egypt: International Friendly Live Stream, Form Guide, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Egypt will not be a part of the upcoming World Cup after missing out on a ticket to Qatar in a heartbreaking fashion.

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah in a file photo; Credit: Twitter/@CAF_Online
By Karthik Raman | Nov 17, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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Belgium will be taking on Egypt in what will be their final fixture before the start of the World Cup. The friendly on Friday will hold a lot of significance to both sides for various reasons. For Belgium, it will be the final chance to tinker with the lineup and experiment with new tactics. As for Egypt, this will be their last match of this calendar year. Hence, they would want to end it on a high with a victory over Belgium. However, the Egyptians will be well aware of the difficult task awaiting them against the World No.2 side on Friday. 

Belgium vs EgyptKey details
DateNovember 18
VenueJaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium
Kickoff time in India8:30 pm
Kickoff time in Belgium 4 pm
Kickoff time in Egypt5 pm

Egypt will not be a part of the upcoming World Cup after missing out on a ticket to Qatar in a heartbreaking fashion. They had lost on penalties to Senegal in a playoff final. However, they are heading into this contest on the back of registering back-to-back 3-0 victories over Niger and Liberia. On the other hand, Belgium will be heading into this clash on the back of narrowly losing to the Netherlands. Belgium could only manage a second-place finish in League A Group 4 of the Nations League as the Dutch country held on to the top spot.

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Possible Lineups

For Belgium coach Roberto Martinez, this match will offer him the opportunity to test his bench strength. He will try and give game time to as many players as possible on Friday. Romelu Lukaku is the one player who is unlikely to be included in the lineup for this contest, while the rest could play some part. On the other hand, Mohamed Salah will be hoping to reach his landmark 50th goal for Egypt on Friday. Barring Omar Marmoush, who has pulled out of the squad due to an injury, they have more or less everyone else available for this contest.

Belgium possible line-up: Courtois, Faes, Alderweireld, Theate, Castagne, Tielemans, Witsel, Dendoncker, Doku, Hazard, Batshuayi

Egypt possible line-up: El Shenawy, Gaber, Alaa, Hegazi, Hamdi, Ashour, Elneny, Hamada, Salah, M. Mohamed, Trezeguet

Form Guide

Belgium

OpponentsScore
Netherlands1-0 (L)
Wales2-1 (W)
Poland0-1 (W)
Wales1-1
Poland6-1 (W)

Egypt

OpponentsScore
Liberia3-0 (W)
Niger3-0 (W)
South Korea4-1 (L)
Ethiopia2-0 (L)
Guinea1-0 (W)

Head to Head

Last 5 matches (all competitions)Results
Belgium beat Egypt3-0
Egypt beat Belgium 4-0
Belgium lose to Egypt0-1

Belgium vs Egypt Live Schedule and Fixture

The international friendly match between Belgium and Egypt will take place at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium on Friday at 8:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Belgium vs Egypt?

The international friendly match between Belgium and Egypt can be seen on La Une in Belgium; and ON Time Sports in Egypt.



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