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KAA Gent will do battle with away side Charleroi at Ghelamco Arena in this First Division A fixture on Sunday.
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KAA Gent will be looking for another win after the 6-1 First Division A success vs Club Brugge.
In that match, KAA Gent had 44% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For KAA Gent, goals were scored by Tarik Tissoudali (9'), Julien De Sart (15'), Núrio Fortuna (38'), Roman Bezus (61') and Laurent Depoitre (66'). Club Brugge got 7 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Hans Vanaken (65') and Simon Mignolet (79' Own goal) scored for Club Brugge.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that things are going according to plan in the KAA Gent rearguard. KAA Gent have been mean at the back, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous 6 outings standing at 3.
A look at their previous results shows us that KAA Gent:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Charleroi in their last 2 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
Charleroi will go into the encounter after a 5-2 First Division A win to beat Beerschot in their last match.
In that match, Charleroi had 64% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 9 on target. For Charleroi, the scorers were Shamar Nicholson (37', 51', 78'), Ryota Morioka (60', 90') and Keita (88' Own goal). For their opponents, Beerschot got 6 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Raphael Holzhauser (59') scored for Beerschot.
In the course of their 6 previous matches, Edward Still's Charleroi have converted 12 times therefore giving them a goals scored per game average of 2.
A look at their previous results shows us that Charleroi:
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings going back to 28/07/2019 shows us that KAA Gent have won 3 of these games and Charleroi 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A sum of 17 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 10 of them for De Buffalo's and 7 belonging to Les Zèbres. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was First Division A match day 33 on 10/04/2021 and the score finished KAA Gent 4-0 Charleroi.
That time, KAA Gent had 56% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The goalscorers were Roman Bezus (4', 8'), Tarik Tissoudali (64') and Alexander De Bruyn (86').
At the other end, Charleroi got 6 shots on goal with 0 on target.
The match was refereed by Nathan Verboomen.
Team News: KAA Gent
The KAA Gent boss Hein Vanhaezebrouck does not have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Charleroi
Charleroi manager Edward Still has not got a full squad to pick from. Ken Nkuba (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Steeven Willems (Achilles tendon surgery) can’t be considered.
We’ve got the feeling that Charleroi have it in them to break down this KAA Gent side, however it realistically won’t be enough to avoid defeat.
We’re tipping both teams to score in a 2-1 victory for KAA Gent after the 90. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ghelamco Arena (20,000)
Captain: Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe
Chairman: Ivan De Witte
Manager: Hein Vanhaezebrouck
Competitions: First Division A position 11, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group B)
⭐ Star Man: Tarik Tissoudali
Mostly used in the Left Wing position, Tarik Tissoudali was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for Telstar in the 2014 - 2015 season, the talented Forward has scored 2 league goals in the First Division A 2021 - 2022 season so far in a total of 5 appearances.