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Oud-Heverlee Leuven journey to Jan Breydelstadion on Monday for the First Division A meeting with hosts Club Brugge.
All Club Brugge v Oud-Heverlee Leuven match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Club Brugge go into this match following a 1-1 Europa League drawn match versus Dynamo Kyiv.
In that game, Club Brugge managed 52% possession and 7 shots at goal with 1 on target. The scorer for Club Brugge was Brandon Mechele (67'). Dynamo Kyiv got 4 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Vitaliy Buyalskyi (62') was the scorer for Dynamo Kyiv.
Matches involving Club Brugge have often been engaging affairs of late with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past 6 clashes alone, a grand total of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 17 of those accredited to Blauw-Zwart.
Going into this encounter, Club Brugge are undefeated in their last 4 home league matches.
Oud-Heverlee Leuven will go into the encounter following a 3-1 First Division A win with the defeat of KV Kortrijk in their previous game.
For Oud-Heverlee Leuven, the goalscorers were Thomas Henry (10', 20') and Kamal Sowah (40'). Zinho Gano (52') scored for KV Kortrijk.
The stats tell the story, and Oud-Heverlee Leuven have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals overall. At the back, OHL have been far from perfect. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this game, of course.
Their past results show that Oud-Heverlee Leuven:
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 09/02/2013 shows that Club Brugge have won 5 of these games and Oud-Heverlee Leuven 1, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0.
In all, 18 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 13 of them from Blauw-Zwart and 5 coming from OHL. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league contest featuring these sides was First Division A match day 10 on 24/10/2020 when it ended Oud-Heverlee Leuven 2-1 Club Brugge.
The referee was Alexandre Boucaut.
Team News: Club Brugge
Cisse Sandra (Muscle Injury), Stefano Denswil (Corona virus), Mats Rits (Corona virus), Matej Mitrovic (Corona virus) and Hans Vanaken (Corona virus) won’t be able to feature for Brugge boss Philippe Clement.
Team News: Oud-Heverlee Leuven
OH Leuven boss Marc Brys has not got a full squad to pick from. Frédéric Duplus (Tibia Fracture) and Kenneth Schuermans (Achilles tendon rupture) won’t be making appearances.
We feel that Club Brugge are likely to dominate possession and create several successful chances.
Conversely, Oud-Heverlee Leuven won’t find it easy to score although we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet, too.
We’re predicting a controlled 3-1 win for Club Brugge at the conclusion of the game.
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 1, Belgian Cup (Quarter-Finals), Europa League (Round of 32)
⭐ Star Player: Noa Lang
Generally playing in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Noa Lang was born in Capelle aan de IJssel, Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Jong Ajax in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed 11 league goals in this First Division A 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 18 appearances.