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Charleroi will be the visitors at Jan Breydelstadion on Sunday for the First Division A clash with home team Club Brugge.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Club Brugge v Charleroi match are shown here (including the best match odds).
Club Brugge enter this game after a 1-1 First Division A tied result against Sint-Truidense VV.
In that match, Club Brugge managed 71% possession and 13 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Sint-Truiden got 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Wolke Janssens (26' Own goal) and Gianni Bruno (77') scored for Sint-Truidense VV.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Club Brugge have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that Club Brugge have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 12 goals on the way. We will have to find out whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Looking at their past form shows that Club Brugge:
- haven't lost in the league to Charleroi in their previous 4 games.
- are undefeated in their last 5 league matches at home.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Last time out, Charleroi drew 0-0 in the First Division A match with KAA Gent.
In that game, Charleroi managed 50% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 on target. Gent had 11 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
Looking at their form, and Charleroi have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals in all. At the back, Charleroi just haven’t been too solid at all.
Coming into this meeting, Charleroi are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 23/02/2020 shows that Club Brugge have won 4 of these & Charleroi 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
In all, 11 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 8 of them from Blauw-Zwart and 3 for Les Zèbres. That’s an average goals per game of 1.83.
The last league contest between these clubs was First Division A match day 6 on 26/08/2022 when it finished Charleroi 1-3 Club Brugge.
That day, Charleroi had 48% possession and 21 shots at goal with 6 on target. The scorer was Ryota Morioka (9').
For their opponents, Club Brugge got 16 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Ferrán Jutglà (32', 36') and Casper Nielsen (58') scored.
The match was refereed by Jasper Vergoote.
Team News: Club Brugge
Looking at personnel, there is just one fitness concern for the Club Brugge gaffer Scott Parker to contend with from of an almost fully healthy group of players. Andreas Skov Olsen (Hip Injury) misses out.
Team News: Charleroi
Out of a mainly available group, there is just the one fitness problem for the Charleroi gaffer Felice Mazzù to contend with. Nadhir Benbouali (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) misses out for this game.
In this match, Club Brugge should really create the chances to score more than once against Charleroi, who might well find it difficult to find the back of the net.
We reckon that it will be a controlled 2-0 winning score for Club Brugge at the end of this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Jan Breydelstadion (29,062)
Captain: Hans Vanaken
Chairman: Bart Verhaeghe
Manager: Scott Parker
Competitions: First Division A position 4, Super Cup (Final), Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Star Man: Andreas Skov Olsen
Normally taking up the Right Wing position, Andreas Skov Olsen was born in Hillerød, Denmark. Having played his first senior match for FC Nordsjælland in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has hit 6 league goals in this Pro League 2022 - 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 16 appearances.