The date and channel for the Belgium match against Canada in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The date of the Belgium match against Canada, and the broadcast channels for this upcoming meeting in the group stage of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, is what many are searching for at the present time, and below we will show you all the details of the match.

Match preview

Canada will certainly play their first Globe Mug component in 36 years when they face Belgium at the Ahmad container Ali Arena on Wednesday.

For Belgium, this stands for the last possibility for a great deal of their 'Golden Generation' to win a major tournament.

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez is also now under pressure to create for the country, as defeats in Euro 2020 as well as the previous Nations Organization's finals have actually triggered unhappiness amongst supporters.

They certified with consummate convenience once more throughout UEFA certifying, balancing over 3 goals per game, however they typically underperform when it actually matters at significant tournaments, such as their defeat against Italy in last summertime's European Championships.

Martinez has actually been accused of not knowing exactly how to win, specifically following their Nations League elimination to France, where they shed to a late Theo Hernandez strike after being 2-0 up.

Shedding residence and also away to neighbours Netherlands recently did not drop well either, plus a defeat to Egypt in a workout pleasant ways they have lost back-to-back video games, and they have not lost three on the spin given that 2014.

There is no doubting the skill they have moving forward however, fronted by Manchester City genius Kevin De Bruyne.

Sixteen objectives at the 2018 World Cup saw them top the scoring charts as a country, as Martinez's style of play fits attacking talent very well, with his time at Everton proving this too, as Romelu Lukaku started his career under the management of Martinez in the Premier Organization.

Nonetheless, Lukaku's injury troubles indicate that Martinez will certainly need to choose a choice up front, as well as Michy Batshuayi's kind in Turkey has actually been impressive this period in addition to his outstanding racking up statistics for Belgium, as the ex-Chelsea man has a document better than one objective every 2 games for his country.

While the state of mind in the Belgian camp may not be the very best currently, spirits could not be any type of higher in the Canadian squad under John Herdman.

They racked up one of the most objectives and yielded the fewest as the Maple Leafs covered the final area of qualification in the CONCACAF area ahead of Mexico and also the U.S.A..

For a largely young as well as inexperienced team at this level, Canada can use this event as a totally free hit in their preparation for the 2026 Globe Cup on house dirt.

While the big names in the squad all been available in strike, building a strong defence has actually been critical to Canada's improvement over the past four-year cycle, as they maintained seven tidy sheets throughout the last, not acknowledging more than once in any kind of video game.

Nevertheless, Canada's away type is a cause for worry, as they won just 2 of their 7 matches on the road in qualifying, as well as lost away in Honduras in their last affordable fixture in the CONCACAF Nations Organization.

Assaulting duo Jonathan David and also Cyle Larin did not start in that game, so Herdman will wish it was simply a spot, however their results beyond Canada do not look appealing now.

Their only previous finals appearance was available in 1986, when they shed all 3 games without scoring, but with a better squad this time around, they will be confident of improving that regardless of an extremely challenging team theoretically.

The huge concern in Belgium has actually bordered the physical fitness of Lukaku in the build up to the competition, and the Inter Milan man will not feature in this group opener, so Batshuayi is the most likely starter, however Lois Openda is also in contention to appear.

After being just one of their standout entertainers at Euro 2020, Thorgan Threat has likewise managed injury problems over the last year, so Timothy Castagne or Yannick Carrasco might take his location at left wing-back.

Thorgan's bro Eden Risk is a favourite of Martinez's in spite of his lack of game time at Real Madrid and will probably start on the left-hand side of a three-pronged attack.

While Martinez has actually been criticised for continuing to pick aging gamers, teenage centre-back Zeno Debast looks set to start after Dedryck Boyata and Jason Denayer missed out on the squad.

Captain Atiba Hutchinson ought to win his 99th cap for Canada, making his very first major competition appearance nearly 20 years after his launching.

Celebrity player Alphonso Davies endured a hamstring injury with Bayern Munich two weeks earlier and also is extremely uncertain for this encounter.

That is a huge impact for Herdman, as Davies is not just their major guy, but is essential to exactly how they might establish, offered his convenience in being able to play full-back, wing-back, on the wing or as a number 10.

Most of Canada's anticipated beginning XI play in Europe, so this Belgian examination will certainly be nothing brand-new for many of them, while Larin as well as Tajon Buchanan play in Belgium for Club Brugge.

We say: Belgium 2-1 Canada

In spite of a challenging develop, Belgium needs to have enough course in the side to beat an unskilled Canadian clothing.

Davies will certainly be a huge miss out on for Canada needs to he not feature, yet there are goals in this Canada group and also they have built great defensive structures over the last few years, which can discourage Belgium at times.

Event details:

NAME: Belgium - Canada
DATE: 23 Nov 2022
TIME: 19:00 UTC
VENUE: Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar

What channels will broadcast the match between Belgium and Canada?

  BBC One HD
  beIN Sports France 1 HD
  beIN Sports MENA Max 1 HD
  beIN Sports MENA Max 4 HD