Belgium aim to keep their hopes of qualifying for the latter stages of the UEFA Nations League alive when they host Wales on Thursday night at Koning Boudewijnstadion.
The Red Devils are in second place in League A’s Group Four, three points behind group leaders the Netherlands, whom they will play next week.
Robert Martinez’s team would consequently finish first in the group with two victories, while Wales needs a result in Brussels to try to avoid dropping to League B.
Belgium have faced Wales 16 times with Roberto Martinez’s side winning 6 and drawing five.
This season’s Nations League campaign for Roberto Martinez’s team got off to a 1-4 home loss against the Netherlands.
They overcame this defeat, though, by crushing Poland 6-1 at home. On matchday three, Belgium was also held to a 1-1 draw away to Wales before defeating Poland 0-1 on matchday four.
Martinez’s team has racked up 7 of the 12 possible points. They’ll be trying to improve their consistency, starting with Thursday’s match against Wales.
Belgium has scored and conceded in 6 of the last 7 UEFA Nations League games and found the back of the net in the 2nd half in 6 of the last 7 in the competitions home fixtures.
Wales have five victories over Belgium lost six and drawn five in their 16 previous encounters.
The away team have had a poor start to their Nations League campaign after collecting one point from 12 in their opening four matches so far.
Their opening fixture against Poland ended in a 2-1 defeat away from home before losing 2-1 to the Netherlands.
Wales earned their first point in the impressive 1-1 draw against Belgium and followed by a nail-biting 3-2 defeat away to the Netherlands on matchday 4.
Wales have netted in six of their last seven matches against Belgium, while Robert Page’s men are currently on an 11-match scoring streak in all competitions.
Wales has scored and conceded in each of their last 5 UEFA Nations League games and conceded in the 2nd half in each of their last 5 encounters in the tournament.