Belgium is set to face off against Sweden in the European Championship’s QR, Group F today, October 16.
This game marks another meeting between the Belgium and Sweden national football teams, a rematch seven months in the making since their last QR Group F duel that saw Belgium secure a 3-0 victory. Currently, Belgium is enjoying a robust performance, with wins against Austria, Estonia, Azerbaijan, and another against Estonia, extending their undefeated run to 8 games.
On the other side, the Swedish national team also enters the match in high spirits, having recently notched a 3-1 win in a friendly against Moldova.
Belgium has been in formidable form, claiming victories against Austria, Estonia, and Azerbaijan in their last four outings. In contrast, Sweden’s most recent win was against Moldova. On a broader scale, Belgium has secured 12 wins, suffered 4 losses, and settled for 4 draws in their last 20 matches. Sweden’s record for the same span stands at 9 wins, 10 losses, and 1 draw.
In Belgium’s six most recent matches, they’ve emerged victorious five times, defeating Austria, Estonia, Azerbaijan, another against Estonia, and Germany, while drawing once against Austria.
Sweden’s performance in their last six fixtures has seen them win four times, conquering Moldova, Estonia, New Zealand, and Azerbaijan, but they also endured two losses, both against Austria.
Belgium’s manager, Domenico Tedesco, has the luxury of a fully fit squad to choose from, with no injuries plaguing the team ahead of this clash.
Sweden’s head coach, Janne Andersson, also enjoys a clean bill of health for his squad, facing no fitness issues leading up to the match.
Since June 2014, Belgium and Sweden have clashed three times, with Belgium winning all three. Their most recent showdown was on March 25, 2023, in the same QR, Group F of the European Championship, where Belgium again defeated Sweden 3-0. Belgium has scored a total of 6 goals across these three meetings, while Sweden has yet to find the back of the net.