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RSC Anderlecht will do battle with visiting rivals SV Zulte Waregem at Lotto Park in this First Division A game on Wednesday.
All RSC Anderlecht v SV Zulte Waregem match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
RSC Anderlecht prepare for this match after a 1-1 First Division A drawn match vs Club Brugge.
In that match, RSC Anderlecht managed 49% possession and 4 shots on goal with 0 of them on target. At the other end, Club Brugge had 17 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Casper Nielsen (68') and Brandon Mechele (79' Own goal) scored for Club Brugge.
It’s not been often in recent times that RSC Anderlecht have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that RSC Anderlecht have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals on the way.
Going into this contest, RSC Anderlecht are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
SV Zulte Waregem
Following on from being beaten in their last game against KRC Genk in First Division A competition, SV Zulte Waregem and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, SV Zulte Waregem had 59% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Genk had 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Yira Sor (10') scored for KRC Genk.
Showing their penchant for fruitful matches, we’ve had goals 20 times in the previous six games in which SV Zulte Waregem have played, giving a mean average of 3.33 goals each meeting. Their opponents have managed 9 of these goals. That pattern won’t necessarily follow through into this game, however.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that SV Zulte Waregem:
- have not emerged victorious against RSC Anderlecht when having played them away from home in the previous 9 league games. Very poor away form.
- are without a win away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 07/03/2020 shows us that RSC Anderlecht have won 4 of these & SV Zulte Waregem 1, with the number of drawn results being 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 29 in all at an average of 4.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting between these sides was First Division A match day 13 on 20/10/2022 and the score finished SV Zulte Waregem 3-2 RSC Anderlecht.
On that occasion, SV Zulte Waregem had 34% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The goalscorers were Jelle Vossen (5'), Abdoulaye Sissako (80') and Zinho Gano (95').
For their opponents, RSC Anderlecht got 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Fábio Silva (41') and Amadou Diawara (58') scored.
The referee was Nicolas Laforge.
Team News: RSC Anderlecht
Lior Refaelov (Hamstring Injury) and Hannes Delcroix (Knee Injury) will not be taking part for RSC Anderlecht boss Brian Riemer.
Team News: SV Zulte Waregem
SV Zulte Waregem boss Mbaye Leye has a number of players out of action. Stan Braem (Hamstring Injury), Wout De Buyser (Foot Injury), Jelle Vossen (Lung contusion), Modou Tambedou (Ankle Injury), Oleksandr Drambaiev (Biceps femoris muscle injury) and Lukas Willen (Abdominal muscles injury) will miss out on this game.
It certainly seems that SV Zulte Waregem will need to play some great football to find the net against a RSC Anderlecht side who will likely really dictate the terms of this match.
We reckon that it will be a 3-0 winning scoreline for RSC Anderlecht when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lotto Park (22,500)
Captain: Hendrik Van Crombrugge
Chairman: Wouter Vandenhaute
Manager: Brian Riemer
Competitions: First Division A position 11, Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
⭐ Star Man: Francis Amuzu
Typically deployed in the Right Wing position, Francis Amuzu was born in Belgium. After making a first senior appearance for RSC Anderlecht in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the Pro League 2022 - 2023 campaign so far coming from a total of 18 appearances.