2014 Football World Cup. Belgium vs Russia. Preview & Free Tips. 22/06/2014.

World Cup 2014 Tips

Belgium meet Russia today at the 2014 World Cup, at the Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho in Rio De Janeiro.

Form

The two sides have met 8 times before, with Russia taking 4 wins, Belgium 3, and 1 draw being played out.

Belgium held out for a 2-1 win in their opening round game against Algeria.

Russia drew 1-1 with South Korea in a competitive first round fixture.

Injuries & Suspensions

Belgium captain Vincent Kompany is suffering from a minor groin strain, and will undergo a test pre-match.

Prediction & Tip-

Belgium took the win in their first round encounter against Algeria, and will be looking to step it up a gear here, and live up to their pre-tournament hype. Russia were unconvincing in their first round game, and will find themselves up against a tougher opponent here. Ladbrokes are offering  23/10 for a Belgium win with a -1 handicap which looks pretty good to us.

Belgium defeat Russia 2-0