The Netherlands will lock horns with Belgium in their final Group D match of the UEFA Nations League 2022-23 at the Amsterdam ArenA in the wee hours of Monday, September 26 in India. The match will start at 12:15 AM Indian Standard Time (IST).
Under head coach Louis van Gaal, the Netherlands head into this fixture on the back of an impressive 2-0 win over hosts Poland at the National Stadium Warsaw on Friday. PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo and Ajax star Steven Bergwijn helped the visitors bag three crucial points.
With four wins and one draw, the Netherlands are the only unbeaten side in Group D and are currently leading the standings with 13 points from five games. Louis van Gaal’s men only need a point to finish as table-topper and advance to the UEFA Nations League finals.
On the other hand, Belgium have a tough task on their hands as they need to beat the Netherlands by four goals margin in order to progress to the UEFA Nations League finals.
The Roberto Martinez-coached side is currently placed second in Group D standings with 10 points from five matches, having registered three wins, one draw and one loss in the ongoing tournament so far.
The Red Devils pipped Wales 2-1 in their last match courtesy of goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Michy Batshuayi. While Kieffer Moore managed to pull one back for Wales, Belgium defended their lead to secure an important win.
Netherlands vs Belgium head-to-head in international football
The Netherlands have an edge over Belgium in their head-to-head record in international football, winning 56 of the 128 matches that they have played so far. Belgium have secured 41 victories. On the other hand, 41 matches have ended in draws.
Interestingly, the Netherlands secured a dominating 4-1 win over Belgium in their previous meeting in the ongoing UEFA Champions League.
Steven Bergwijn opened the scoring for the Netherlands in the 40th minute before Memphis Depay netted a brace and Denzel Dumfries added another to help them secure a morale-boosting win. For Belgium, Michy Batshuayi scored a consolation goal in the 93rd minute of the game.
Where to watch the Netherlands vs Belgium UEFA Nations League 2022-23 match live in India?
The Netherlands vs Belgium UEFA Nations League 2022-23 Group D match will be telecast live from 12:15 AM IST on SONY TEN 1 and SONY TEN 1 HD TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the Netherlands vs Belgium UEFA Nations League 2022-23 match will be available on SonyLIV and JioTV.
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