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Belgium at their best in 2018 world cup

07 July, 2018

France and England remain the two top teams in the world cup with the Les Bleus side as the only tipped favorite remaining in the competition.

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While France seems likely to win the football trophy, Belgium seems to have emerged out of nowhere as unlikely favourites with strings of quality displays in recent times with the latest victory over Brazil.

The red devils made a huge statement in the world cup on Friday night with the shock elimination of the Selecao team in their quarter-final encounter as Roberto Martinez and his team continue to defy the odds in the 2018 World football showpiece. The European team have continued to show qualities attributed to potential champions despite been tipped to only impress in the quadrennial football showpiece. The team which failed to leave up to expectation in the Euro football tournament in France 2 years ago seems to have exceed expectations as 2 straight victories separates them from lifting the most coveted trophy in football. This have placed them 23/10 to lift the world cup with 10Bet online platform.

At the break of the first interval of their encounter with Panama in their opening match of the world cup, the team never looked like coming this far in the competition but the second half of the encounter proved to be the adrenaline that have brought

the Belgium side to the height they are in the showpiece. The manner at which they have performed so far in the competition have been enviable as their players continue to justify their inclusion in the team. The players have not been shy in front of goal as they remain the highest scoring side in the competition with 14 goals. While they have allowed 5 goals, they have always tried to out-score opponent which is a critical for ambitious teams in the competition. The team remains among few teams yet to test defeat in the showpiece with semi-finals opponent France as the other team.

The European team demonstrated ability of champions in their round of 16 game against Japan as they grabbed a late 3-2 winner against the Asian side despite going 2 goals on the night. They remain the only team to have come from 2 goals to win in the competition. Their recent victory over Brazil showed the height of their ambitions as their defensive organization was able to keep Neymer and his Selecao teammate at bay large chunk of time. While the red devils looked to be on the back foot, their attack proved to be effective as Brazil’s Allison was beaten twice in the game. Prior to the encounter the Brazil had only conceded once throughout the tournament as reported by Trending Football News.

Belgium have 2 victories separating them from the most coveted price in football but the huge question remains whether they could get past France in their next game. The French team just like the red devils have made a name for themselves with the elimination of favorites Argentina and Uruguay in the round 16 and quarter-finals stages of the tournament. The les bleus side have not been beaten in the competition as the have scored 9 goals. Roberto Martinez with his exciting team will lurk horns with Didier Deschamps’s les bleus team on Tuesday. Belgium have huge chance of lifting the World football trophy in Moscow on the 15th July but will need to get pass the big hurdle against France at Saint Petersburg stadium.


 
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