Belgium vs France: Line-ups and confirmed team news, as well as injury updates for Nations League

Didier Deschamps, France coach, is likely to choose a repetition of the 3-4-1-1 formation that was so successful in Finland's 2-0 victory last month.

Belgium vs France: Line-ups and confirmed team news, as well as injury updates for Nations League

Antoine Griezmann, Karim Benzema and Kylian Mbappe were both able to dazzle in the system that allows Griezmann shine from a central location.

France's Mbappe is back, and they are likely to team up with their brothers Lucas ad Theo Hernandez.

Romelu Lukaku, from Belgium, will be leading the line alongside Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne

Belgium (3-4-3): Courtois; Alderweireld, Denayer, Vertonghen; Castagne, Witsel, Tielemans, T Hazard; De Bruyne, Lukaku, E Hazard.

France (3-4-1-2): Lloris; Kounde, Varane, L. Hernandez; Pavard, Pogba, Rabiot, T. Hernandez; Griezmann; Mbappe, Benzema.

Belgium squad

Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Thibaut Casteels (Wolfsburg), Simon Mignolet(Club Brugge).

Defenders: Toby Alderweireld (al-Duhail), Dedryck Boyata (Hertha Berlin), Timothy Castagne (Leicester), Jason Denayer (Lyon), Thomas Meunier (Dortmund), Jan Vertonghen (Benfica)

Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne (Man. City, Leander Dendoncker - Wolves, Thorgan Hazard - Dortmund), Alexis Saelemaekers – AC Milan, Youri Tielemans – Leicester), Hans Vanaken — Club Brugge), Axel Witsel ­Dortmund

Forwards: Michy Batshuayi (Besiktas), Yannick Carrasco (Atletico Madrid), Charles De Ketelaere (Club Brugge), Eden Hazard (Real Madrid), Romelu Lukaku (Chelsea), Dodi Lukebakio (Wolfsburg), Leandro Trossard (Brighton)

France squad

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Hugo Costil (Bordeaux), Mike Maignan(AC Milan).

Defenders: Lucas Digne (Everton), Leo Dubois (Lyon), Lucas Hernandez (Bayern), Theo Hernandez (AC Milan), Presnel Kimpembe (Paris), Jules Kounde (Sevilla), Benjamin Pavard (Bayern), Dayot Upamecano (Bayern), Raphael Varane (Man. United

Midfielders: Matteo Guendouzi (Marseille), Paul Pogba (Man. United), Adrien Rabiot (Juventus), Aurelien Tchouameni (Monaco), Jordan Veretout (Roma)

Forwards: Wissam Ben Yedder (Monaco), Karim Benzema (Real Madrid), Moussa Diaby (Leverkusen), Antoine Griezmann (Atletico Madrid), Anthony Martial (Man. United, Kylian Mbappe - Paris

Updated Date: 07 October 2021, 17:16

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