After their historic third place at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia enjoy the Red Devils have a short period of well-deserved rest, before they are at their club in preparation for the next season to start. The next appointment with the national team following on 7 september in Hampden Park in Glasgow, where the team of coach Roberto Martinez will bear against Scotland in the run-up to the new UEFA Nations League.
It is the eighteenth confrontation between Belgium and Scotland. The last meeting dates back to september 2013. Then convert the troops of Marc Wilmots with a 0-2 victory in Hampden Park, a big step towards the 2014 world cup. Steven Superior and Kevin Mirallas scored.
The next season in Scotland is the final test before the showdown in Reykjavik with Icelandfour days later in the framework of the UEFA Nations League. In the new tournament with all European countries, Belgium is in division A in a pool with next to the revelation of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 Switzerland.
After the uitduel against Iceland join the Red Devils three times for their own audience. On October 12, take the Belgians against Switzerland, four days later, followed by a friendly international match against the Netherlands. On november 15, to receive the troops of Martinez then back to Iceland in the Nations League. The Red Devils close on 18 november, their group stage off with a visit to the Swiss. The four group winners from division A punches through to the semi-finals, which will be held on 5 and 6 June 2019. On 9 June the final on the program. End Eden Hazard and co. on the last place in their group, relegating them to the B-division.
In november 2014, played the Red Devils for the last time against Iceland. In a friendly duel won, the Belgians 3-1 after matches of Nicolas Lombaerts, Divock Origi and Romelu Lukaku. The islanders took it already nine times on against Belgium, which each won.
For the last match between Belgium and Switzerland, we should go back to the friendly in may 2016. The Red Devils won when thanks to Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne with 1-2 in the run-up to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in France.
The duel with the Germand in October is the 127th Derby of the Low Countries. By the end of 2016 played for the Red Devils one last time against the neighbors. In the Amsterdam Arena ended the practice when at 1-1, the Red Devils scored Yannick Carrasco.
Draw for european CHAMPIONSHIPS
On december 2, to hear the Red Devils which countries they meet in the preliminary round of the european CHAMPIONSHIP 2020. The draw in the Irish capital city of Dublin on the agenda. The qualifiers are going on the 21st of march 2019 from the start. The first two of the ten kwalificatiegroepen qualify for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS. In each of the four divisions of the Nations League is also a EK-ticket to earn.