Belgium v USA: Tips and prediction – 01.07.2014

By on July 1, 2014
This game between Belgium and United States of America will end the last 16 round of Fifa World Cup 2014. The first whistle will take place at 09:00 pm, and we can say that Belgium is in pole-position if we take a look at bookmakers offers.
Belgium is one of the four team that won all three matches in group stage, 2-1 against Algeria, 1-0 against Russia and 1-0 against South Korea. We should tell you that in all of these games Belgium scored in the last minutes. Kompany, Hazard & co are in a very good form, with six victories in the last six games. Marc Wilmots will field a 4-2-3-1 formation with Fellaini and Witsel as Central Defender Midfielders, while Origi could start ahead of Lukaku.
USA had a good start at this tournament, winning the first game against Ghana, 2-1. After that they managed to get a draw against Portugal, 2-2, conceding the second goal in the injury time. USA lost the last game in group stage, 0-1 against Germany. Jozy Altidore will be fit again for americans and he will start as the main striker, while Dempsey will support him from behind in a 4-4-1-1 formation.
Belgium probable lineup:
Alderweireld – Buyten – Kompany – Vertonghen
Fellaini – Witsel
Mertens – Bruyne – Hazard
USA probable lineup:
Johnson – Gonzalez – Besler – Beasley
Jones – Bradley – Beckerman – Zusi
In 2011 and 2013 these two teams played two friendlies. Belgium managed to win both of them, 1-0 home and 4-2 away.
Prediction: Belgium (Draw no bet) @ 1.40
It will not be an easy mission for Belgium, but we expect them to win this game, being the better side at first view. Anyway, if we will see a draw between Belgium and USA, then money will be refunded.
The best odds for Belgium vs USA: 1.95 – 3.50 – 4.50

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