How to watch free Croatia vs Belgium live stream, plus match preview, team news and kick-off time for the World Cup 2022Kevin De Bruyne and Belgium are in danger of an early exit (Image credit: Getty) Croatia vs Belgium live stream and match preview, Thursday 1 December, 3pm GMTCroatia vs Belgium live stream and match previewLooking for a Croatia vs Belgium live stream? We've got you covered. Croatia vs Belgium is free on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK. Brit abroad? Use a VPN to watch World Cup 2022 free (opens in new tab) from anywhere. Croatia, the World Cup runners-up four years ago, will advance to the knockout phase if they avoid defeat here.
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A draw would not be enough for Belgium: Roberto Martinez's men must win this match to qualify for the last 16. There could be plenty of twists and turns in what promises to be an intriguing encounter on Thursday. Kick-off is at 3pm GMT. Make sure you know how to watch World Cup 2022 (opens in new tab) wherever you are. Team newsThe Croatia squad (opens in new tab) contains plenty of experience and Zlatko Dalic names an unchanged side for this fixture. Romelu Lukaku, the main goal threat in this Belgium squad (opens in new tab), still isn't fit enough to start on Thursday.
Michael Cox·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 11:56 AM ESTFULL TIME! A goalless draw and Belgium are out. Croatia are through. The Belgium players look crestfallen. Their fans are in tears and so are some of the players. Lukaku, who had a couple of wonderful chances, is being consoled by the coaching staff. It's all over for the golden generation in more ways than one. Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 11:54 AM ESTOh dear... That was the chance. After good work from Doku, Thorgan Hazard floats the ball to the far post.
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Everton midfielder Amadou Onana will miss out through suspension, too. Line-upsCroatia (4-3-3)Livakovic; Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Sosa; Modric, Brozovic, Kovacic; Kramaric, Livaja, PerisicBelgium (3-4-2-1)Courtois; Dendoncker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Meunier, De Bruyne, Witsel, Castagne; Carrasco, Trossard; MertensFormCroatia drew 0-0 with Morocco on matchday one, before thrashing Canada 4-1 last time out. Belgium kicked off their campaign with a 1-0 victory over Canada, after which they lost 2-0 to Morocco.
It was a strange game for Croatia in many ways, given that a draw was enough to take them through – they were almost playing in third gear. But they're a quality team. Right, time to sign off. Thanks for joining me! Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 12:21 PM ESTEnd of an era for Belgium's golden generation A scene that says it allStuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 12:19 PM ESTLukaku distraughtThierry Henry tried to console Romelu Lukaku at the end.
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RefereeAntony Taylor of England will be the referee for Croatia vs Belgium. You can find out more about the World Cup 2022 referees here (opens in new tab). StadiumCroatia vs Belgium will be played at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan. Take a look at all of the World Cup 2022 stadiums (opens in new tab) and see how it ranks. Players to watch / key battlesCroatia's passing combinations saw them dominate their recent meeting with Croatia, and a midfield trio of Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic and Marcelo Brozovic should have plenty of possession here. Belgium must find a way to get Kevin De Bruyne more involved in the game, while they will look to pick out Lukaku in space if he is fit enough to start.
It somehow clears Livakovic and Lovren, but it seems almost to catch Lukaku by surprise in the six-yard box. His instinct is to try to chest the ball and It bounces off Lovren and into the arms of Livakovic. Moments later, Gvardiol does brilliantly to beat Lukaku to a loose ball in the penalty area.
Today we were ready. We created many, many opportunities. There are no regrets. We can leave with our heads held high. "... I'm not sure the Belgian public will be upbeat. Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM ESTThat chance that hit the post... This was Lukaku's first opportunity – he tries to wrap his foot around the ball but strikes the upright. Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 11:57 AM ESTTears... Lukaku is distraught at the final whistle here, pulling his shirt over his head and almost collapsing on the floor.
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Lukaku, who came on for Dries Mertens at half-time, was devastated after spurning a couple of gilt-edged chances. It really wasn't his day and perhaps that was always likely to be the case because of his fitness problems in the lead up. Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 12:15 PM ESTTackle of the tournament...... that's how my colleague Seb Stafford-Bloor has just described the challenge that Josko Gvardiol, Croatia's outstanding 20-year-old defender, made right at the death. Stuart James·Football WriterDecember 1, 2022 at 12:11 PM EST'The legacy can be left in many ways'Asked if it is the end of the 'golden generation', Roberto Martinez said: "No, no. You see players like Youri Tielemans, Amadou Onana, Jeremy Doku – the golden generation is doing something that is bringing the next generation on, it isn't necessarily what names are on the pitch.
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