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Denmark vs Belgium Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Belgium overcome Denmark in the UEFA Nations League?

  • Denmark host Belgium in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday
  • Match kicks off in Copenhagen at 7:45pm BST
  • Denmark are undefeated in their last 25 competitive matches and begin life under a new manager
  • Belgium have won their last 10 matches, scoring 3+ goals in 7 of their last 8
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Can Belgium overcome Denmark in Copenhagen? (Getty Images)

Denmark host Belgium at Parken Stadium in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday. The Danes haven’t lost a competitive match since 2016, can they maintain that run against Belgium in Copenhagen?

Denmark Form


Denmark qualified for the European Championship after going unbeaten in Group D. They finished second, one point behind Switzerland with four wins and four draws.

Åge Hareide’s side drew both matches against Republic of Ireland and once against Switzerland and Georgia. They won 6-0 in both matches against Gibraltar, crushed Georgia 5-1 and won 1-0 against Switzerland.

Denmark Team News


Kasper Hjulmand replaced Åge Hareide as Danish national team manager on 1 July 2020. Denmark are undefeated in their last 25 competitive matches stretching back to October 2016.

Defenders Jens Stryger Larsen and Peter Ankersen are not in the squad. Midfielder Lasse Schöne was not called up with new Tottenham signing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg a chance to start.

Denmark’s squad is dominated by Inter Milan attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen who has 95 caps and 31 goals.

Denmark Squad


Goalkeepers: Kasper Schmeichel (Vice-captain), Frederik Rønnow, Jonas Lössl
Defenders: Simon Kjær (Captain), Andreas Christensen, Mathias Jørgensen, Henrik Dalsgaard, Jannik Vestergaard, Joachim Andersen, Joakim Mæhle
Midfielders: Christian Eriksen, Thomas Delaney, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, Daniel Wass, Anders Christiansen, Rasmus Falk, Christian Nørgaard
Forwards: Yussuf Poulsen, Martin Braithwaite, Andreas Cornelius, Kasper Dolberg, Robert Skov, Jacob Bruun Larsen

Belgium Form


Belgium had no difficulty qualifying for the European Championship, finishing top of Group I after winning all 10 matches. Roberto Martínez’s side won every match by 2+ goals, scoring 40 goals and conceding three.

Romelu Lukaku was top scorer with seven goals, Eden Hazard netting five with Kevin De Bruyne and Michy Batshuayi scoring four.

The Red Devils won 4-0 in Scotland, won 9-0 against San Marino and 2-0 in Kazakhstan. Belgium didn’t let up with a 4-1 win in Russia and a 6-1 win against Cyprus.

Belgium Team News


Defender Thomas Vermaelen was not selected due to travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Midfielder Nacer Chadli and striker Divock Origi are unfit and were left out. Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is unlikely to feature with his wife due to give birth.

Forwards Christian Benteke and Michy Batshuayi are not in the squad due to a COVID-19 quarantine.

There is plenty of experience and goals in the squad with Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens and Romelu Lukaku all called up.

Eden Hazard is expected to be on the bench following an agreement between Real Madrid and Belgium.

Belgium Squad


Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Koen Casteels, Davy Roef
Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Meunier, Jason Denayer, Leander Dendoncker, Brandon Mechele
Midfielders: Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne (Vice-captain), Yannick Carrasco, Youri Tielemans, Thorgan Hazard, Dennis Praet, Hans Vanaken, Timothy Castagne
Forwards: Eden Hazard (Captain), Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku, Yari Verschaeren, Landry Dimata, Jeremy Doku, Leandro Trossard

Denmark vs Belgium Head to Head


Denmark have a 6-4 advantage against Belgium with three draws in 13 matches. 

They last met in a 2000 friendly, the match ending 2-2 in Copenhagen with Danish goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel scoring a penalty.

Denmark vs Belgium Odds


Belgium are 1.85 favourites at Unibet with Denmark listed at 4.45. A draw can be backed at 3.90 with betfair.

Denmark vs Belgium Match Up


Denmark haven’t lost a competitive match in 90 minutes since 2016, but are playing their first match under new manager Kasper Hjulmand. 

Belgium have far more stability, Roberto Martinez in charge since August 2016.

Denmark vs Belgium Stats


  • Denmark are undefeated in their last 25 competitive matches.
  • Denmark have won 4 of their last 6 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Denmark have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 6 matches against Belgium including friendlies.
  • Denmark have seen over 3.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches against Belgium including friendlies.
  • Belgium have won their last 10 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).
  • Belgium have scored 3+ goals in 7 of their last 8 matches (UEFA European Championship qualifiers).

Denmark vs Belgium FAQ

Where can I watch the Denmark vs Belgium live stream online?

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Where is Denmark vs Belgium being played?

Denmark vs Belgium is being played at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark.

When is Denmark vs Belgium being played?

Denmark vs Belgium is being played at 19:45 BST on Saturday 5 September 2020.

What competition are Denmark vs Belgium playing in?

Denmark vs Belgium are playing in UEFA Nations League.

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Verdict

Denmark’s long unbeaten record must be respected, but Belgium are far superior in every position and can win in Copenhagen.

Best Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-125 at BetMGM - 4 Units
Value Bet: Belgium Win & BTTS Yes Win & BTTS @260 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Belgium Win 2-1 Correct Score @750 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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