As EURO 2024 heads into the knockout stages, France and Belgium face off in a high-stakes match. Both teams, with a rich footballing history, will be looking to secure a spot in the quarterfinals. Here’s what to expect from this thrilling encounter.

When and Where Will the France vs Belgium Match Be Played?

  • Match: EURO 2024, Round of 16, France vs Belgium
  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Stadium: Allianz Arena
  • Date: 1 July 2024
  • Kick-off Time: 5 PM GMT

France vs Belgium Head to Head

  • France: 3 Wins
  • Belgium: 1 Win
  • Draws: 2

France have won 3 of their last 6 matches against Belgium.

Belgium have only won once in their last 6 matches against France.

Probable Lineups

France (4-2-3-1)

  • Goalkeeper: Maignan
  • Defenders: Hernández, Saliba, Upamecano, Koundé
  • Midfielders: Tchouaméni, Kanté
  • Attacking Midfielders: Rabiot, Griezmann, Dembélé
  • Forward: Mbappé

Belgium (4-2-3-1)

  • Goalkeeper: Casteels
  • Defenders: Theate, Vertonghen, Faes, Castagne
  • Midfielders: Onana, Tielemans
  • Attacking Midfielders: Doku, De Bruyne, Lukébakio
  • Forward: Lukaku

EURO 2024 France vs Belgium: What to Expect

First Half Expectations

France is expected to start strong, with Mbappé leading the attack. The combination of Griezmann, Dembélé, and Rabiot will look to exploit any weaknesses in the Belgian defense. Belgium, with De Bruyne’s creative vision, will aim to counterattack quickly, using Lukaku’s strength and pace.

Second Half Expectations

As the game progresses, both teams will likely increase their intensity. France’s midfield, anchored by Kanté, will look to control the game and create scoring opportunities. Belgium’s Lukaku and De Bruyne will be key players in trying to break down France’s defense.