Romelu Lukaku in action for the Belgium national team.

Heard about Belgium being live on MUTV?

Monday 11 June 2018 09:12

MUTV has live and exclusive rights to show Belgium's friendlies ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Roberto Martinez's side will face Costa Rica in Brussels tonight (Monday 11 June) as the Red Devils finalise their preparations for the World Cup, ahead of their first Group G game against Panama on 18 June.

The match will be available to all subscribers in the UK and Ireland via, Sky channel 418 and Virgin Media channel 526.

MUTV's coverage will start at 19:30 BST, with kick-off at 19:45 BST. Highlights will also be available on-demand after the game.

It's the third successive friendly involving Belgium that our club channel has screened to UK and Ireland viewers, having also shown their goalless draw with Portugal and 3-0 win over Egypt, in which United duo Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini both scored.

Monday's friendly against Costa Rica is Belgium's third and final World Cup warm-up game which will be broadcast on MUTV


United team-mates Lukaku and Fellaini are likely to feature again for Belgium, while former Reds forward Adnan Januzaj could take part, having also been named in the Red Devils' final 23-man squad for the World Cup. It also contains plenty of familar names from the Premier League. Check it out: 

Belgium: Koen Casteels, Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels; Toby Alderweireld, Dedryck Boyata, Laurent Ciman, Christian Kabasele, Vincent Kompany, Jordan Lukaku, Thomas Meunier, Thomas Vermaelen, Jan Vertonghen; Nacer Chadli, Kevin De Bruyne, Mousa Dembele, Leander Dendoncker, Marouane Fellaini, Youri Tielemans, Axel Witsel; Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke, Yannick Carrasco, Eden Hazard, Thorgan Hazard, Adnan Januzaj, Romelu Lukaku, Dries Mertens.

Watching the game also represents a good opportunity for England supporters to take another look at Belgium, ahead of the two nations colliding in the World Cup's group stage.

Marouane Fellaini and Romelu Lukaku are likely to feature for Belgium


Manchester United's CEO of Media, Phil Lynch, commented: "MUTV’s broadcast of these three important World Cup warm-up matches demonstrates the channel’s commitment to bringing world-class live football to our fans. The acquisition of the live rights to these matches is part of the club’s continued investment into its digital platforms and something we will continue to explore in the future.”

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