England Women vs Belgium: Friendly Prediction, Kick Off Time, TV, Live Stream, Team News, H2h Results
England Women kick off their preparations for Euro 2022 with a friendly test against Belgium on Thursday, the first of three warm-up friendlies.
Head coach Sarina Wiegman is back with the team this week after a period of leave due to “close family bereavement” and all eyes are now on the start of the Euros next month.
The Lionesses will also face the Netherlands and Switzerland before the end of the month.
Date, kick-off time and venue
England v Belgium is scheduled to kick off at 8pm BST on Thursday June 16, 2022.
Wolverhampton’s Molineux Stadium will host the game.
Where to watch England vs Belgium
TV channel: The match will be televised on ITV4.
Direct: UK viewers will be able to watch the match online via the ITV website or the ITV Hub app.
Live Blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.
England vs Belgium Team News
Manchester City defender Alex Greenwood is in doubt after testing positive for Covid-19 last week and leaving England training camp. It is hoped the 28-year-old will be available for the trip to Wolves.
Wiegman also has his full provisional team of 28 women to work with, which will be reduced to 23 before the June 26 deadline.
Guardians: Mary Earps (Manchester United), Hannah Hampton (Aston Villa), Sandy MacIver (Everton), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City).
Defenders: Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Man City), Jess Carter (Chelsea), Niamh Charles (Chelsea), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Man City), Steph Houghton (Man City), Demi Stokes (Man City) City), Lotte Wubben-Moy (Arsenal).
Midfielders: Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Jill Scott (Aston Villa on loan from Man City), Lucy Staniforth (Man United), Georgia Stanway (Man City), Ella Toone (Man United), Keira Walsh (Man City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal) , Katie Zelem (Man United).
Forwards: Beth England (Chelsea), Lauren Hemp (Man City), Chloe Kelly (Man City), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Nikita Parris (Arsenal), Alessia Russo (Man United), Ellen White (Man City).
England vs Belgium prediction
It remains to be seen how experimental Wiegman will be, although the first of three friendlies could prove the best chance to mix things up, but the Lionesses should have enough to see their weaker opponents.
England win 3-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
England win: 1
Belgium win: 0