US goalkeeper Tim Howard is familiar with many of the Belgian World Cup players, playing with and against them in the English Premier League.
The USMNT World Cup veteran, who plays for Everton in the Premiership, discussed many of the Belgians also playing in England with the media, noting that Belgium's lineup is so deep that many talented players can't even make the starting lineup.
On the team as a whole, Howard noted:
While the Belgians have yet to hit full stride in the the tournament so far, the level of individual talent that they have is remarkable. However, some of that talent may not be on display against the US on Tuesday, as several players, including Vincent Kompany, are dealing with injuries and may not be available.
When asked how he thought the US should approach the Belgium match, Howard said simply:
On those individual players, Howard made the following comments:
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany:
Marouane Fellaini, who transferred from Everton to Manchester United last year:
Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku, who was on loan with Everton:
Chelsea's Eden Hazard:
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois: