[Teams] Belgium v Algeria: Hazard + Chadli Among 7 Premier League Stars Who Start

By on June 17, 2014

Belgium get their 2014 World Cup campaign under way this evening when they take on Algeria and as predicted their starting eleven is dominated by Premier League players.

Chelsea goalkeeper Thiabut Courtois is picked ahead of Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet in goal and he’s joined by team-mates Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku, who both start in attack for Belgium.

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany leads the back line and he’ll be partnered by Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen, who is one of four Spurs players to feature in the game. Nacer Chadli earns a surprise start in the Belgian midfield along with Mousa Dembele while youngster Nabil Bentaleb also starts for Algeria.

Here are the teams:

Belgium

Courtois, Alderweireld, Van Buyten, Kompany, Vertonghen, Witsel, Dembélé, De Brunye, Hazard, Chadli, Lukaku

Algeria

M’Bohli; Mostefa, Bougherra, Halliche, Ghoulam; Bentaleb, Medjani, Taider; Feghouli, Soudani, Mahrez

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One Comment

  1. Godfred Baffoe

    June 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm

    the deal wasting time Am even confused about coasta transfer if it is true then clubs should confirm it now. I hopefully think he is coming to Chelsea

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