Where to watch France vs. Belgium live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for Euro 2024 match

After failing to impress in the group stage, France and Belgium will aim to prove their credentials as Euro 2024 contenders when they meet each other in the last 16 in Dusseldorf on Monday.

Les Bleus and the Red Devils were ranked among the favourites at the start of the tournament, but both have landed themselves on the tougher side of the knockout draw.

Didier Deschamps’ France failed to show what they are truly capable of in the round-robin phase as they allowed Austria to oust them to the top spot in Group D after being held to a lacklustre 1-1 draw against an already-eliminated Poland.

A gifted Belgium, meanwhile, are similarly struggling for fluency, after a 0-0 draw with Ukraine saw them qualify behind Romania in Group E.

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France vs. Belgium live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this Euro 2024 match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

  TV channel Streaming
USA FS1 Network Fubo, Fox Sports app/website, ViX
Canada TSN 3, TSN 4, TVA Sports  TVA+
UK ITV 1, STV Scotland ITVX, STV Player
Australia  — Optus Sport
India Sony Ten 2, 3 JioTV, Sony LIV

USA: France vs. Belgium from Düsseldorf Arena will be televised in the United States on FS1, with Spanish-language streaming via ViX. The game is also available to stream on Fubo, which is currently offering a FREE seven-day trial. 

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Radio coverage of the match can be followed on SiriusXM FC.

UK: This France vs. Belgium Euro 2024 match will be broadcast in the UK on ITV1 and STV Scotland. Streaming can be found on ITVX and STV Player.

Canada: TSN and TVA (French) will be providing coverage of this match.

Australia: Australia’s sole broadcaster for Euro 2024 is Optus Sport.

India: Euro 2024 matches are available to stream on JioTV and Sony LIV and France vs. Belgium can also be viewed on Sony Ten Network on TV.

If France vs. Belgium is not available to watch live in your location, or if you’re traveling abroad, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPNs offer a secure and private online connection, allowing you to bypass geographical restrictions to access your favorite streaming services from any device anywhere in the world.

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What time is France vs. Belgium kickoff?

This Euro 2024 match kicks off from Düsseldorf Arena on Monday, July 1 at 6:00 p.m. local time in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories around the globe:

  Date Kickoff time
USA/Canada Mon, July 1 12 p.m. ET
USA/Canada Mon, July 1 9 a.m. PT
UK Mon, July 1 5 p.m. BST
Australia Tue, July 2 2 a.m. AEST
India Mon, July 1 9:30 p.m. IST

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France vs. Belgium lineups & team news

Didier Deschamps has no major roster issues to deal with ahead of the round-of-16 match. The France boss should have his entire squad at his disposal on Monday. His star forward, Kylian Mbappe, completed the full 90 minutes against Poland with no reactions after returning from a broken nose.

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With his protective mask on, Real Madrid star Mbappe finally opened his account at the Euros at the third attempt, dispatching a penalty early in the second half before Poland were awarded a spot-kick of their own.

Mbappe will undoubtedly be good to spearhead the France attack here alongside Antoine Griezmann and a hit-and-miss Ousmane Dembele.

France starting lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): Maignan (GK) —  Kounde, Saliba, Upamecano, Hernandez —  Kante, Tchouameni — Dembele, Griezmann, Rabiot — Mbappe

Belgium also have no fresh injury issues to contend with, meaning Axel Witsel (adductor) and Thomas Meunier (thigh) remain the only two injury absentees for Domenico Tedesco’s side.

Tedesco may decide to wield the axe after another poor outing in the 0-0 draw with Ukraine.

Sevilla winger Dodi Lukebakio is back from suspension, meaning Arsenal’s Leandro Trossard could face a battle to retain his spot up front. The stars for the Red Devils, though, will be their dynamic front trio of speedster Jeremy Doku, creator-in-chief Kevin De Bruyne and all-time leading goal scorer Romelu Lukaku

Belgium starting lineup (3-4-2-1, right to left): Casteels (GK) — Castagne, Faes, Vertonghen, Theate — Tielemans, Onana — Doku, De Bruyne, Carrasco — Lukaku

France vs. Belgium prediction

  • Score prediction: France 1-0 Belgium

Could there be an upset in the offing? Can Belgium’s fading golden generation cheat the passage of time?

France are still firm favourites to progress to the quarter-finals from this tie, although it could very well come down to fine margins.

While both managers have an impressive amount of offensive talent and neither attack has clicked into top gear at the Euros so far, which could result in a dull contest where defences hold sway for the most part.

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