- Belgium to open Group G against Panama
- Kickoff at 14:00 WAT in Sochi
- Panama are World Cup debutants
Belgium will launch their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign with the opening match of Group G against Panama coming at 14:00 in Sochi.
Belgium are among favourites for the World Cup and are on a roll following a run of wins in friendlies, they will hope to build on the 2014 Brazil World Cup and 2016 Euro Cup.
Panama on the other hand are debutants at the World Cup, but will be looking to stand up to the Red Devils.
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Dedryck Boyata, Toby Alderweireld; Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Yannick Carrasco, Thomas Meunier; Dries Mertens, Eden Hazard; Romelu Lukaku
Panama: Jaime Penedo; Roman Torres, Fidel Escobar, Eric Davis, Michael Murillo; Gabriel Gomez, Anibal Godoy, Armando Cooper, Edgar Barcenas, Jose Luis Rodriguez; Blas Perez