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KV Kortrijk will visit Jan Breydelstadion on Friday for the First Division A clash with home side Club Brugge.
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Club Brugge head into this game after a 1-1 First Division A drawn game against RSC Anderlecht.
In that match, Club Brugge managed 51% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The only player to score for Club Brugge was Mats Rits (15'). At the other end, RSC Anderlecht got 18 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Benito Raman (75') scored for RSC Anderlecht.
Club Brugge have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 9 during that period while also conceding a total of 4.
A look at their previous results shows us that Club Brugge:
- have not been beaten in the league by KV Kortrijk in their last 9 matches. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 league matches at home.
In their last fixture, KV Kortrijk drew 2-2 in the First Division A match with Charleroi.
In that game, KV Kortrijk had 45% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For KV Kortrijk, the goals were scored by Faiz Selemani (45') and Rachid Alioui (73'). For their opponents, Charleroi had 19 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Shamar Nicholson (64') and Ali Gholizadeh (95') scored for Charleroi.
In their last half-dozen clashes, KV Kortrijk have helped themselves to a tally of 10 goals. KV Kortrijk have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, they have seen 8 goals scored by their opponents. Having said that, it remains to be seen if such a trend shall be maintained in this game.
Going into this encounter, KV Kortrijk haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head meetings going back to 10/08/2018 tells us that these encounters have been pretty painful for KV Kortrijk. They have not managed to get any victories at all while Club Brugge have been dominant against them, winning in 67% of those games where they have faced each other.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 11 of them for Blauw-Zwart and 3 for De Kerels. That is an average goals per game value of 2.33.
The last league clash between the two was First Division A match day 32 on 03/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of KV Kortrijk 1-2 Club Brugge.
On that occasion, KV Kortrijk managed 44% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Zinho Gano (18').
Club Brugge had 11 shots on goal with 2 on target. Eduard Sobol (21') and Hans Vanaken (77') scored.
The match was refereed by Jasper Vergoote.
Team News: Club Brugge
The Club Brugge boss Philippe Clement does not have any fitness worries at all before this clash owing to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: KV Kortrijk
Due to a mostly healthy group of players, there’s just the lone fitness issue for the KV Kortrijk boss Luka Elsner to contend with. Timothy Derijck (Ankle Injury) won’t be playing here.
It certainly seems that KV Kortrijk will do well to be scoring even one goal against a Club Brugge team who will more than likely win well here.
We are anticipating a very comprehensive 3-0 victory for Club Brugge after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Jan Breydelstadion (29,062)
Captain: Ruud Vormer
Chairman: Bart Verhaeghe
Manager: Philippe Clement
Competitions: First Division A position 4, Belgian Cup (Sixth Round), Champions League (Group A)
⭐ Star Man: Charles De Ketelaere
Regularly playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Charles De Ketelaere was born in Bruges, Belgium. After having played his first senior match for Club Brugge in the 2019 - 2020 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 4 league goals in the First Division A 2021 - 2022 season to date in 10 appearances.