Fanteractive Game Breakdown for England @ Belgium by AndyB

FIFA

England (V) vs. Belgium (H)

Krestovsky Stadium
St. Petersburg


Saturday Jul 14,2018 10:00 AM ET

Pre Game Analysis by AndyB

Pre-Game Analysis Detail

Personnel Comparison
Goalkeeping
Advantage : Belgium  
Both Pickford and Courtois have been playing well. But Courtois just has more natural ability and size. 
Defense
Advantage : Belgium  
 
MidField
Advantage : Belgium  
Hazard and DeBruyne have been among the best midfield duo's in the tournament. 
Forwards
Advantage : Belgium  
 
Bench/Substitutions
Advantage : England  
 
Score Predictions
England
 
Belgium
0  
1st Half Score
1
1  
2nd Half Score
2
1  
Final Score
3
Players to Watch
Belgium needs Lukaku to finally have a big game. England just needs anyone to score without a set piece!
Overall Game Analysis
Belgium has the stronger overall lineup and they have been playing well. England has somehow gotten this far without the ability to score consistently. it will be hard to get passed this Belgium team without that.
Situational Comparison
When Visiting Team has Ball
Advantage : Belgium  
 
When Home Team has Ball
Advantage : Belgium  
 
When visiting team is in the "attacking third"?
Belgium  
 
When home team is in the "attacking third"?
Belgium  
 
Generating scoring opportunities?
Belgium  
 
Counterattacking effectiveness?
Belgium  
 
Withstanding pressure?
Belgium  
 
Set Pieces?
Neutral  
 
Statistical Predictions
England
 
Belgium
47  
Time of Possession
53
11  
Shots
17
5  
Shots on Goal
10
4  
Corner Kicks
7
17  
Fouls
19