Belgium invented pommes frites. England popularized fried fish. Makes sense, doesn't it? So, is the third place playoff in the 2018 FIFA World Cup a glorified friendly or a definite preview of the real main course coming up this fall, the UEFA Champions League? Both teams came agonizingly short of making the final on Sunday. Now, they will look to finish strong.
The Bedlam on Baltic Avenue begins its live blog of the 2018-19 football season with the first of back-to-back live blogs, starting with #BELENG. Live action starts at 1 a.m. PT. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 a.m. PT. Hashtags are #BELENG and #WorldCup.