Belgium play Poland in Round 2 of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League group stage matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 8 June 2022. The match venue is Koning Boudewijnstadion, Brussels, Belgium.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Belgium vs Poland (June 8) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Belgium vs Poland latest odds on betting sites
Belgium to win odds are priced at 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5), while Poland to win odds are priced at 5.00 (+400; 4/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Belgium — 54%, draw — 26%, Poland — 20%.
Latest betting odds on Belgium vs Poland (8 June 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Asian handicap (-0.5, -1.0) on Belgium — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Asian handicap (+0.5, +1.0) on Poland — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
Belgium vs Poland match preview and statistics
Belgium are last in the group table with zero points and a -3 goal difference. The Red Devils have two wins, two draws and a loss in the last five matches. They lost 1-4 to the Netherlands in the Round 1 match.
Steven Bergwijn gave Oranje the lead in the 40th minute with a right footed shot in the final third to the bottom right corner, assisted by Frenkie de Jong. Memphis Depay doubled their lead in the 51st minute with a low strike into the bottom left corner, assisted by Steven Berguis with the incisive through ball.
Denzel Dumfries made it 0-3 in the 61st minute with a tap in at the back post, following a low ball from Daley Blind. Depay scored the fourth goal as he fired the ball into the net, assisted by Daley Blind.
Timothy Castagne pulled one back in the 77th minute but it was ruled out as offside by VAR. Mitchy Batshuayi scored one for the Red Devils in the 90+3 minute as he steered the finish from close range past Cillessen.
They had 50% possession, 13 total shots, one big chance, six shots on target, 428 accurate passes, 86% pass accuracy, six fouls committed, four offsides, 10 corners and one yellow card.
Belgium team news: Thibaut Courtois and Jason Denayer are sidelined due to injuries, while Romelu Lukaku is doubtful for this match.
Poland are second in the group table with three points and a +1 goal difference. Netherland are in first place by goal difference as both teams have the same points. They have three wins, a draw and a loss in their last five games. The Whites and Reds beat Wales 2-1 in their last match.
Jonathan Williams opened the scoring in the 52nd minute with a shot across goal into the far bottom corner, assisted by Rabbi Matondo who spotted Williams in the space. In the 72nd minute, Jakub Kaminski made it 1-1. He cut inside and made a fast switch before curling the shot between the defenders into the far bottom corner.
Assisted by Tymoteusz Puchacz who got away down the left and pulled it back to Kaminski on the left side of the box. Karol Swiderski scored the match winner in the 85th minute with a flick into the back of the net.
Top stats: 55% possession, 15 total shots, three big chances, three shots on target, 384 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 15 fouls committed, two offsides, three corners and one yellow card.
Poland team news: Jakub Moder is unavailable due to injury.
Belgium vs Poland H2H
In the 19 h2h matches between both teams, Poland have seven wins, Belgium have six wins and six draws. Poland won 2-0 in the last meeting.
Belgium vs Poland lineups and key players
Belgium projected starting lineup:
- Koen Casteels
- Jan Vertonghen
- Dedryck Boyata
- Toby Alderweireld
- Thomas Meunier
- Yannick Carrasco
- Axel Witsel
- Youri Tielemans
- Kevin De Bruyne
- Eden Hazard
- Dries Mertens
Kevin De Bruyne is the key player to watch out for. He had a decent game against the Netherlands, won four duels, two tackles, two interceptions, one clearance and seven long balls. The Man City star needs to pick up his scoring boots and deliver a better performance in this match.
Poland projected starting lineup:
- Wojciech Szczesny
- Bartosz Bereszynski
- Kamil Glik
- Jan Bednarek
- Tymoteusz Puchacz
- Grzegorz Krychowiak
- Jacek Goralski
- Mateusz Klich
- Piotr Zielinski
- Karol Swiderski
- Robert Lewandowski
Karol Swiderski is the key player to watch out for. He scored the game winner in their Round 1 game against Wales. That should guarantee him a starting spot in the next game. Swiderski should be able to get on the score sheet.
Belgium vs Poland predictions and betting tips
Poland are in good form heading into this game, with two back-to-back wins and a draw in the previous three matches. Belgium lost badly to the Netherlands and are last in the group table. A win in this home game will definitely keep them running.
The last time they met was in 2007 and Poland won the game 2-0. If Roberto Martinez is able to change the mind and mentality of his players ahead of this game. They should be able to win.
Predictions for this match are Belgium to win, and both teams to score. The Red Devils have the home advantage and should be able to turn it around. They have kept only one clean sheet in their last five matches likewise the Polish team.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.5, -1.0) on Belgium
Odds: 1.83 (-120 American; 5/6 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.83 (-120 American; 5/6 Fractional)