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The First Division A tie at Jan Breydelstadion on Friday will see home side Club Brugge prepare for the visit of Oostende.
All Club Brugge v Oostende match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (inc. the best betting odds).
Club Brugge will be wanting a better result here following a 6-1 First Division A defeat in their last game at the hands of KAA Gent.
In that match, Club Brugge managed 56% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Club Brugge, the goals were scored by Hans Vanaken (65') and Simon Mignolet (79' Own goal). KAA Gent got 11 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Tarik Tissoudali (9'), Julien De Sart (15'), Núrio Fortuna (38'), Roman Bezus (61') and Laurent Depoitre (66') scored for KAA Gent.
Club Brugge have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have managed to rack up 12 during that period and have conceded a total of 11. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
Their past results show that Club Brugge:
- have not lost a league tie with Oostende in their previous 9 matches. A long run without a loss.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against SV Zulte Waregem in First Division A action, Oostende and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Oostende managed 59% possession and 22 shots on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, SV Zulte Waregem got 11 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Jelle Vossen (5', 84') was the scorer for SV Zulte Waregem.
Looking at their form, and Oostende have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 11 goals in all. Defensively, Oostende have not been doing too well.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings going back to 27/01/2019 reveals that these fixtures have not been fruitful for Oostende. They’ve not been able to get any victories at all whereas Club Brugge have just been stronger than them, getting wins in 83% of those match-ups.
A combined total of 16 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 12 of them from Blauw-Zwart and 4 belonging to De Kustboys. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
The last league meeting between these sides was First Division A match day 25 on 20/01/2021 when the final score was Club Brugge 2-1 Oostende.
The referee was Wim Smet.
Team News: Club Brugge
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the Club Brugge gaffer Philippe Clement to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group of players. José Izquierdo (Unknown Injury) is sidelined.
Team News: Oostende
Oostende manager Alexander Blessin has some current player fitness concerns. Cameron McGeehan (Ankle Injury) and Indy Boonen (Achilles tendon rupture) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Club Brugge will probably stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
Conversely, Oostende will be up against it getting goals although we do reckon that they could well end up hitting back at some stage here, too.
Our selection here is for a pretty comfortable 3-1 winning score for Club Brugge when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Jan Breydelstadion (29,062)
Captain: Ruud Vormer
Chairman: Bart Verhaeghe
Manager: Philippe Clement
Competitions: First Division A position 3, Champions League (Group A)
🔑 Star Man: Charles De Ketelaere
Mostly taking up the Centre Midfield 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 struck 3 league goals in this First Division A 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 6 appearances.