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The First Division A game at Jan Breydelstadion on Saturday sees home side Club Brugge locking horns with KV Kortrijk.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Club Brugge v KV Kortrijk are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Club Brugge, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-3 First Division A triumph over Oostende.
For Club Brugge, the goals were scored by Mats Rits (32'), Krépin Diatta (81') and Youssouph Badji (90'). Makhtar Gueye (38') was the scorer for Oostende.
Blauw-Zwart have not been the best at stopping their opponents recently, although they have also found ways to hit the back of the net themselves. Over their last 6 matches, Blauw-Zwart have seen their goal breached in 6 of them in addition to managing to get on the scoresheet in 5 of those matches. We will see if that trend will be sustained here.
Pre-game facts show that Club Brugge:
- haven't been beaten in the league by KV Kortrijk in their last 7 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 home league matches.
In their last fixture, KV Kortrijk drew 5-5 in the First Division A match with Beerschot.
For KV Kortrijk, goals were scored by Michiel Jonckheere (1'), Faiz Selemani (8'), Ilombe Mboyo (57'), Pape Habib Guèye (68') and Trent Sainsbury (94'). Pierre Bourdin (39', 74'), Raphael Holzhauser (49'), Tarik Tissoudali (50') and Frédéric Frans (88') scored for Beerschot.
Demonstrating their penchant for fruitful matches, goals have been celebrated 23 times in the previous six matches in which KV Kortrijk have taken to the pitch, making it a mean average of 3.83 goals for each fixture. Opposition teams have got 13 from this total.
Coming into this contest, KV Kortrijk are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their past head to head meetings going back to 20/08/2017 tells us that these fixtures have been a source of anguish for KV Kortrijk. They’ve not been able to get themselves any wins whatsoever while Club Brugge have simply been better than them, getting wins in 67% of those match-ups.
A sum of 16 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 12 for Blauw-Zwart and 4 for De Kerels. That’s an average goals per game of 2.67.
The last league game featuring these sides was First Division A match day 23 on 26/01/2020 when it ended KV Kortrijk 2-2 Club Brugge.
The referee was Bram Van Driessche.
Team News: Club Brugge
Federico Ricca (Unknown Injury), Eduard Sobol (Corona virus) and Matej Mitrovic (Heel Bone Injury) won’t be able to feature for Brugge gaffer Philippe Clement.
Team News: KV Kortrijk
Kortrijk boss Yves Vanderhaeghe has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Yevgen Makarenko (Corona virus), Kristof D'Haene (Hip Injury), Faïz Selemani (Abdominal muscles injury) and Mohamed Badamosi (Adductors avulsion) are not able to play.
We believe that KV Kortrijk will likely be able to break down this Club Brugge outfit, however it might not quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Club Brugge at the end of this one. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 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 1, Belgian Cup (Sixth Round), Champions League (Group F)
🔑 Key Man: Hans Vanaken
Normally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Hans Vanaken was born in Aksewal, Belgium. Having played his first senior match for KSC Lokeren in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Midfielder has bagged 5 league goals in this First Division A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 12 appearances.