Belgium will come against Russia at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg today, June 12, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET) in the UEFA European Championship 2020 Group Stage. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Group B Matchday 1 soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
This will be their eighth overall meeting. Russia are yet to claim a triumph in head-to-head clashes, while Belgium have celebrated on five occasions so far, and two matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on November 19, 2019, and it ended in a 4-1 Belgium win in a UEFA European Championship qualifier. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash again, this time at the Euro 2020.
Belgium vs Russia: Match Information
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg
Belgium vs Russia: Time By State in the U.S.
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Belgium vs Russia: Storylines
Russia's men's national soccer team has featured in five International fixtures so far this year. They have played three World Cup Qualifiers in Group H, winning two of them. Stanislav Cherchesov's side beat Malta and Slovenia, 1-3 and 2-1 respectively. Then, they faced Russia and Bulgaria in international friendlies, drawing 1-1 and winning 1-0.
Belgium have taken part in five international games in 2021, three World Cup Qualifiers, and two International Friendly games. They won against Wales and Belarus, comfortably winning 3-1 and 8-0, and drew against the Czech Republic 1-1. Next, they drew Greece 1-1 and won against Croatia 1-0 in the UEFA Euro 2020 preparation friendlies.
These opponents have a 25-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to April 24th, 1996, and it ended in a 1-1 draw in an international friendly. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to grab the first three points in Group B.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Belgium vs Russia in the U.S.
The 2020 UEFA European Championship Group B Matchday 1 game between Belgium and Russia, to be played today, at the Gazprom Arena in Saint Petersburg, will be broadcasted on SiriusXM FC, ESPN3, TUDN Radio, ABC App, PrendeTV, ABC in the United States.
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Belgium vs Russia: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Belgium, FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them -145 odds to claim their first victory in Group A. Russia, meanwhile, have +340 odds to upset Belgium, while a tie would result in a +260 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel