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The First Division A game at Kehrwegstadion on Friday will see home team Eupen prepare for the visit of Standard Liège.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Eupen v Standard Liège, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Eupen will be hoping for a better result following the 2-1 First Division A loss in their previous game against SV Zulte Waregem.
In that match, Eupen managed 48% possession and 21 shots at goal with 8 on target. The scorer for Eupen was Stef Peeters (22'). SV Zulte Waregem got 23 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. Ewoud Pletinckx (59') and Laurens De Bock (82') scored for SV Zulte Waregem.
Beñat San José's Eupen have netted a sum total of 9 times over their last 6 outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures is 6.
Their past results show that Eupen:
- have not beaten Standard Liège in their last 4 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches at home.
Standard Liège come into this clash after a 2-1 First Division A win with the defeat of KAA Gent in their most recent match.
In that match, Standard Liège managed 53% possession and 16 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. For Standard Liège, the goalscorers were Jackson Muleka (66') and Michel-Ange Balikwisha (77'). KAA Gent had 13 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Alessio Castro-Montes (43') scored for KAA Gent.
Mbaye Leye's Standard Liège have turned their attacks into goals a total of 7 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during those matches adds up to 7.
Going into this encounter, Standard Liège are without a win away from home in their last 5 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings going back to 01/09/2018 shows us that Eupen have won 1 of these games and Standard Liège 4, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
A total of 17 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 5 of them from Pandas and 12 for Les Rouches. The average goals per game has been 2.83.
Team News: Eupen
Rocky Bushiri (Meniscal Injury) and Gary Magnée (Torn Knee Ligament) won’t be playing for Eupen boss Beñat San José.
Team News: Standard Liège
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, Standard Liège manager Mbaye Leye has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game. Collins Fai is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We believe that Standard Liège and Eupen may well end up cancelling each other out here.
It could well end in a draw. That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 1-1 scoreline when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kehrwegstadion (8,363)
Captain: Jordi Amat
Chairman: Tariq A. Al Naama
Manager: Beñat San José
Competitions: First Division A position 13
🔑 Star Player: Julien Ngoy
Usually used in 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 dangerous Forward has managed to score 6 league goals in the First Division A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 29 appearances.