ITV will broadcast the World Cup 2018 third place play-off between Belgium and England at Saint Petersburg Stadium this afternoon.
Neither team will be particularly happy with their participation in this fixture, having come so close to playing in the sport’s showpiece occasion, but they will still want to sign off with a victory.
Belgium were edged out by France in the opening semi-final, with Samuel Umtiti’s second-half header proving the difference for Didier Deschamps’ men.
England went ahead in their match with Croatia on Wednesday thanks to Kieran Trippier’s early free-kick, but Ivan Perisic equalised in the second half before Mario Mandzukic fired home the winner in extra time.
These sides have already played each other in this tournament, with both managers resting key players in what was something of a dead rubber.
Former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj scored the winner for the Red Devils on that occasion in Kaliningrad.
The match will also be streamed live via the ITV Hub.
Highlights will be shown on BBC One from 10.20pm, while a full-match replay will air on the same channel at 11:50pm.
The 2020 Grand National has been called off because of the coronavirus pandemic. But ITV will televise a virtual Grand National with forty runners who would have been most likely to line up, using CGI technology and special algorithms. Among… Read more
Liverpool host Atletico Madrid at Anfield in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 match-up this evening. Liverpool are looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg. Saul Niguez scored after four minutes at the… Read more
Tottenham travel to the Red Bull Arena to take on RB Leipzig in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie this evening. Spurs are looking to overturn a 1-0 first leg defeat. Timo Werner’s second-half penalty… Read more