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Oostende will be visiting Kehrwegstadion on Saturday for the First Division A fixture with hosts Eupen.
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Eupen will be wanting a better result here after the 1-0 First Division A defeat in their last game at the hands of Waasland-Beveren.
Michael Frey (11') was the scorer for Waasland-Beveren.
Fixtures featuring Eupen have often been entertaining affairs recently with a lot of goalmouth action being a common characteristic. Over their past 6 games, the sum total of 20 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 13 of them being chalked up by Pandas. In any event, we will just have to wait and see if that trend shall continue on in this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Eupen:
- have not lost a league tie with Oostende in their last 4 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Oostende will come into the encounter following a 3-1 First Division A win in the defeat of KRC Genk in their previous game.
For Oostende, the goalscorers were Makhtar Gueye (22', 26') and Arthur Theate (58'). Paul Onuachu (10') was the scorer for KRC Genk.
Showing their penchant for productive encounters, goals have been scored 24 times in the prior 6 matches in which Oostende have played, giving a mean average of 4 goals per clash. Opposition teams have managed 11 of these goals.
Head to head
An examination of past results between these clubs stretching back to 16/02/2019 tells us that these fixtures have been pretty painful for Oostende. They have not been able to get any wins at all while Eupen have maintained the edge over them, finishing as winners in 67 per cent of those match-ups.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them for Pandas and 7 created by De Kustboys. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league encounter between these sides was First Division A match day 17 on 12/01/2021 when the final score was Oostende 1-1 Eupen.
The match was refereed by Kevin Van Damme.
Team News: Eupen
Eupen boss Beñat San José will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a completely healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Oostende
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, Oostende boss Alexander Blessin has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Oostende and Eupen could end up without much reward for their efforts here.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very close game with a 0-0 score at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kehrwegstadion (8,363)
Chairman: Tariq A. Al Naama
Manager: Beñat San José
Competitions: First Division A position 14, Belgian Cup (Quarter-Finals)
🔑 Star Man: Julien Ngoy
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Julien Ngoy was born in Antwerp, Belgium. After having played his first senior match for Stoke City in the 2016 - 2017 season, the talented Forward has bagged 5 league goals in the First Division A 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 24 appearances.