World Football

Belgium vs Azerbaijan: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

Ritvik VermaRitvik Verma
November 17 2023
Belgium vs Azerbaijan

The Red Devils take on Azerbaijan in this riveting final Euro 2024 qualifier game in Brussels.

Belgium are on the top of the Group F of the Euro 2024 qualifiers to be held in Germany. They face Azerbaijan in the final game of the qualifiers. Belgium wants to finish it on top of the table facing a challenge against Austria. They will need to take on Azerbaijan and play their best game to beat them and remain on top. The quality that Belgian side possesses is exceptional with the likes of Doku, Lukaku, Tielemens and many more.

Azerbaijan does not have anything to lose and they will play their top game to win the match. It is going to be good to see how this injury and suspension free side will perform on Sunday. In any case, the fans are in for a classic and entertaining matchup. Let’s see all the details related to this much anticipated game of the Euro 2024 qualifiers!


Sunday, 19th November 2023, 05:00 PM GMT; 10:30 PM IST

Location: King Baudouin Stadium


Belgium (in all competitions): W-W-W-W-W

Azerbaijan (in all competitions): D-L-W-W-L

Players to watch for

Romelu Lukaku – Belgium

Romelu Lukaku
Lukaku is the top scorer in UEFA Euro Qualifiers with 10 goals in total

Romelu Lukaku is an explosive striker for Belgium who is well-known for his strength and goal-scoring ability. He is the top scorer in UEFA Euro Qualifiers with 10 goals in total. He is the centre of attention for Belgium’s attack; creating and converting scoring opportunities with his strength and finishing abilities. The Azerbaijan defence line needs to make special strategies to stop him from scoring and making good goal-scoring runs.

Emin Mahmudov – Azerbaijan

Emin Mahmudov is the captain and plays midfield for Azerbaijan. He is well known for his technical skill and precision. He is responsible for directing Azerbaijan’s play, easing the team’s transitions from defence to attack. The coaching staff will hope that he is going to provide midfield stability to the team. He must command his team to play their best game against The Red Devils.

Match facts

  • The previous time these two teams played, injury-hit Belgium defeated Azerbaijan 1-0 thanks to a goal from Yannick Carrasco. 
  • Belgium are most likely to finish on top of the Group F of the UEFA Euro Qualifiers. 
  • Star striker Romelu Lukaku is on top of his form and the highest goal scorer in the qualifiers round. 

Injury and team news

Belgium’s defensive and midfield depth is impacted by the injuries to player Amadou Onana and centre back  Jan Vertonghen. In contrast, Gianni De Biasi’s Azerbaijan has not got any suspension or injuries. To take on Belgium’s daunting challenge, he will have to choose the strongest team available, stressing the importance of playing a strong squad against the formidable Belgian side.


Matches: 1

Belgium: 1

Azerbaijan : 0

Draws: 0

Predicted lineup for Belgium vs Azerbaijan

Belgium Predicted lineup (4-4-2)

Matz Sels; Castagne, Faes, Al-Dakhil, Theate; Vranckx, Batshuayi, Tielemans; Doku, Lukaku, Trossard

Azerbaijan Predicted lineup (4-3-3)

Mahammadaliyev; Haqverdi, Mustafazada, Kryvotsyuk, Cafarquiliyev; Isayev, Camalov, Mahmudov; Emreli, Dadashov, Sheydayev

Match prediction for Belgium vs Azerbaijan

The matchup takes place in Brussels – the home of The Red Devils. So, it looks like given their recent performances and quality players, they will easily win the match. On the contrary, Azerbaijan can cause upset at any day. They are good on counter attacks and with Vertonghen’s injury, their defence line up needs to be reinforced. It will be a treat to watch how both teams perform in their final Euro 2024 qualifier game.

Prediction: Belgium 3 : 0 Azerbaijan


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