The quarter-finals of Euro 2016 continues with the last British side in the competition facing a team burdened by great expectations. Gareth Bales' Wales takes on Eden Hazard's Belgium today in Lille, and the team ranked by FIFA as only second to Argentina might have a tough game to reach the semi-finals. Wales topped group B and have faced two British sides en route to the last eight, while Belgium started slowly against Italy but secured big victories against both the Republic of Ireland in group E and Hungary in the last 16.
A seemingly kind route to the final has opened up for Marc Wilmots' talented squad, but the likes of Joe Allen, Aaron Ramsey, and Ashley Williams will join Bale in trying to cause an upset. Divock Origi, Christian Benteke, and Simon Mignolet are likely to be spectators, and Belgium will miss key defenders in Thomas Vermaelen (suspension) along with Jan Vertonghen (injured). With Gareth Bale scoring and gunning for the Golden Boot, any missing defenders surely gives Wales a better chance of continuing an impressive run in a first major tournament since 1958. Belgium, however, have numerous attacking weapons to compensate for any defensive absences.
Euro 2016 Team Guide: SB Nation's Euro 2016 Preview
Kickoff: 8PM BST/3PM EST from Lille
Television: BBC ONE (UK); ESPN2 (USA); beIN Sports (Australia); TSN1 (Canada); Sony Six (India); SuperSport 3 (Kenya); Astro Supersport (Malaysia); Singtel TV Go (Singapore); other listings at LiveSoccerTV
Online Streaming: BBC iPlayer (UK); Watch ESPN (USA)
Online Radio: BBC Radio 5 (Worldwide); Talksport Radio UK
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