The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup will begin on November 20th, with host nation Qatar taking on Ecuador in a Group A fixture in the opening match.
Germany and Belgium are among the countries that are considered as favourites to clinch the World Cup title at the end of the tournament in Qatar.
Belgium are in Group F at the 2022 World Cup. Alongside Belgium in Group F are Canada, Morocco, and Croatia. Germany, meanwhile, are in Group D. And alongside Germany in Group D are Spain, Japan, and Costa Rica. Belgium and Germany could clash in the knockout stages of the 2022 World Cup should both progress beyond the group stage.
Germany vs Belgium head-to-head statistics
Belgium and Germany have come up against each other 25 times across all competitions over the years. Germany have a superior record in the clashes between these two countries, and by a mile.
Germany have won 80% of the matches they have played against Belgium. Of the 25 matches played against Belgium, Germany registered wins in 20 matches. They have only lost four matches to Belgium so far. Meanwhile, one match between Germany and Belgium ended in a draw.
The most recent clash between Germany and Belgium took place more than a decade ago. The two sides squared off in a UEFA Euro qualifying match in October 2011. Germany cruised to a 3-1 win over Belgium in that game.
Germany vs Belgium head-to-head record
Belgium and Germany have met twice in the FIFA World Cup over the years. Germany have a 100% win over Belgium in World Cup matches, having defeated them on both occasions.
The first time Germany and Belgium met in a World Cup match was back in 1934. Germany and Belgium came up against each other in the round-of-16 of the 1934 World Cup. Germany thrashed Belgium 5-2 to progress to the next stage of the competition.
The second clash between Germany and Belgium in the World Cup came in 1994. Germany and Belgium once again squared off in the round-of-16, and the former edged out the latter 3-2 to seal their place in the quarter-finals.
When was the last time Germany faced Belgium in a World Cup match?
Germany last faced Belgium in a World Cup match in 1994. The two European countries met in the round-of-16 of the 1994 World Cup, and Germany secured a 3-2 win over Belgium in that game.
How many World Cups have Germany qualified for?
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is the 22nd edition of the quadrennial tournament. Germany have qualified for 20 World Cups. They have only missed two World Cups so far.
Have Belgium ever failed to qualify for the World Cup?
The 2022 World Cup will be the 22nd edition of FIFA’s flagship event. Belgium have qualified for 14 World Cups. They have not participated in eight World Cups – they did not enter the 1950 World Cup and they did not qualify for 1958, 1962, 1966, 1974, 1978, 2006, or 2010 World Cups.