Azerbaijan will face Belgium in their fifth match of the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifying Group F on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The match will be held at the Dalga Arena in Baku and is scheduled to kick off at 2 pm UK time. Azerbaijan are currently fourth in the group with four points, while Belgium are second with 10 points. Here is a preview, prediction and team news for the AZJ vs BEL Dream11 match today.
Azerbaijan: Underdogs with nothing to lose
Azerbaijan have not won a single match in the qualifiers so far, as they have one draw and three losses. They have scored only two goals and conceded 10 in the process. Their only point came from a 1-1 draw against Wales at home in March 2023. In their last match, they lost 3-0 to Portugal away from home on September 6, 2023.
Azerbaijan are the underdogs in this match, as they face a formidable Belgium side that has won three out of four matches in the group. However, they have nothing to lose and can play with freedom and confidence. They will hope to cause an upset and earn their first win of the campaign.
Belgium: Favorites with a point to prove
Belgium are the favorites in this match, as they have a strong squad that features some of the best players in the world. They have won three out of four matches in the group, scoring 12 goals and conceding four. Their only setback was a 2-1 loss to Wales away from home in June 2023.
Belgium will look to bounce back from that defeat and prove their credentials as one of the contenders for the Euro 2024 title. They will aim to dominate the match and score as many goals as possible. They will also want to keep a clean sheet and improve their defensive record.
AZJ vs BEL Dream11 Team Prediction
Here is a possible Dream11 team prediction for the AZJ vs BEL match today, based on the expected lineups and recent performances of both teams.
Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Badavi Huseynov, Anton Krivotsyuk
Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne, Youri Tielemans, Emin Mahmudov, Richard Almeida
Strikers: Romelu Lukaku, Ramil Sheydaev
Captain: Romelu Lukaku
Vice-Captain: Kevin De Bruyne
Prediction: Azerbaijan 0-4 Belgium
Belgium are expected to win this match comfortably, as they have a superior quality and experience over Azerbaijan. They will create many chances and convert them into goals, while keeping a tight defense at the back. Azerbaijan will try to defend well and counter-attack, but they will struggle to cope with Belgium’s pace and power. We predict a 0-4 win for Belgium in this match.