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The First Division A tie at Kehrwegstadion on Saturday will see home side Eupen lock horns with opponents Antwerp.
All Eupen v Antwerp match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Eupen will be looking for an improved result here following a 1-2 First Division A defeat in their last game at the hands of Seraing.
In that match, Eupen managed 58% possession and 11 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. RFC Seraing got 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Youssef Maziz (48'), Junior Sambu Mansoni (51') and Guillaume Dietsch (94' Own goal) scored for Seraing.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Eupen have played. Opposition teams scored 8 times in these games while Eupen totted up 13.
In their last game, Antwerp drew 2-2 in the First Division A match with Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
In that game, Antwerp managed 56% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for Antwerp was Michael Frey (45'). On the other side, Oud-Heverlee Leuven got 22 shots on goal with 6 on target. Mathieu Maertens (38' Own goal), Cenk Özkaçar (55') and Levan Shengelia (76') scored for Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
Looking at their form, and Antwerp have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in total. At the back, Antwerp seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Putting that to one side, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend might be sustained in this game.
Coming into this contest, Antwerp are unbeaten in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 06/10/2018 shows that these encounters have not been happy ones for Eupen. They have not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever while Antwerp have been too good for them, beating them in 83 per cent of those ties.
In all, 18 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 5 for Pandas and 13 created by The Great Old. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league game between the two was First Division A match day 22 on 26/01/2021 when it ended Eupen 0-2 Antwerp.
The match was refereed by Bram Van Driessche.
Team News: Eupen
Leonardo Rocha (Mensical Laceration), Jens Cools (Thigh Problems), Gary Magnée (Torn Knee Ligament) and Julien Ngoy (Syndesmotic ligament tear) won’t be available for Eupen boss Stefan Krämer.
Team News: Antwerp
Antwerp boss Brian Priske has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Sam Vines (Collarbone fracture) and Sander Coopman (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here.
We’ve got the feeling that Antwerp and Eupen may well end up cancelling each other out here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks to be quite a realistic result. We’re therefore anticipating a 1-1 score draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kehrwegstadion (8,363)
Captain: Jordi Amat
Chairman: Tariq A. Al Naama
Manager: Stefan Krämer
Competitions: First Division A position 2
🔑 Star Man: Julien Ngoy
Usually played in the Striker position, Julien Ngoy was born in Antwerp, Belgium. Having made a first senior appearance for Stoke City in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this First Division A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far coming from a total of 6 appearances.