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Belgium players Marouane Fellaini and Eden Hazard react during a training sessionReuters

Belgium are seen as the dark horses of this 2014 FIFA World Cup, and rightly so, considering the wealth of talent at Marc Wilmots' disposal.

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However, talent on paper is one thing, and turning that into actual performance and results on the field, another.

Having done quite well in the qualifiers to book their place at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil, Belgium and this wonderfully gifted golden generation of theirs need to take the next step, beginning with a victory over Algeria in their Group H opener.

With expectations, and it is near impossible not to have expectations when you take a look at Belgium's squad, comes pressure, but Wilmots believes pressure is not even remotely going to be a problem for his side.

"Pressure, you know, it is worse if you have child who's ill and in hospital," the Belgium coach said. "That's pressure. Here there is no pressure. We have made huge step forward in just a few years so let's put things in perspective."

From top to bottom, if you peruse through the Belgium squad, there is quality, quality and then some more quality. In Thibaut Courtois and Simon Mignolet you have two accomplished goalkeepers, who will be protected by the likes of Vincent Kompany, Daniel Van Buyten, Thomas Vermaelen and Jan Vertonghen.

Then you have a mouth-watering midfield consisting of the likes of Marouane Fellaini, a completely different beast in Belgium colours, Axel Witsel, Moussa Dembele and Kevin De Bruyne, to just name a few, before the forward lineup is completed by Eden Hazard, Kevin Mirallas and Romelu Lukaku. If Christian Benteke had not been injured, it would have only added a little more quality to the side.

Algeria's unenviable task will be to stop this irresistible-looking force, while also finding a way past that competitive looking defence. Coach Vahid Halilhodzic insisted the Belgian defence can be penetrated through, while alluding to the fact that their opponents can expect a tactical battle come Tuesday.

"With the Belgian defense, they are not all Ferraris either, you know," he said. "Belgium does have a certain weakness here. "They have a good team. They are dangerous offensively, that is true. But we have strong organization. It will be like a chess match."

Despite the odds being stacked up against them, Halilhodzic remains quietly confident of his Algeria side's chances against Belgium. "We've had the best preparations possible," he added. "We are also the only Arab team in the competition and we want to make absolutely sure we represent the country well and make them proud of us."

If Algeria can pull off a massive upset over Belgium, then pride will be an understatement.

Team news: Belgium: Wilmots has several slight injuries to deal with, with Divock Origi, De Bruyne and Vermaelen all picking up knocks in training in the build-up to their opener. Romelu Lukaku, who has also been struggling with an ankle injury, though has been passed fit.

Algeria: Hassan Yebda is the only doubt for Halilhodzic, with the midfielder carrying an ankle injury.

Expected lineups: Belgium: Courtois; Alderweireld, Kompany, Vermaelen, Vertonghen; Witsel, Fellaini; Mirallas, Hazard, De Bruyne; Lukaku.

Algeria: Zemmampouche; Mandi, Cadamuro, Bougherra, Ghoulam; Lacen, Bentaleb, Taider; Soudani, Feghouli; Slimani.

Prediction: 2-0 to Belgium