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SV Zulte Waregem will face off against away side Eupen at Regenboogstadion in the First Division A game on Monday.
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SV Zulte Waregem
SV Zulte Waregem will be wanting a better result here after a 4-1 First Division A defeat last time out to RSC Anderlecht.
In that game, SV Zulte Waregem had 40% possession and 4 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for SV Zulte Waregem was Jelle Vossen (5'). For their opponents, RSC Anderlecht got 24 shots at goal with 10 on target. Anouar Ait El Hadj (32'), Michael Murillo (45'), Yari Verschaeren (54') and Abdoulay Diaby (89') scored for RSC Anderlecht.
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where SV Zulte Waregem have been involved. Opposing sides scored 12 of them in these games while Essevee managed a tally of 9. That trend might not follow through into this game, though.
Coming into this contest, SV Zulte Waregem haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
Eupen head into the match following on from a 2-0 First Division A win over KV Kortrijk in their last game.
In that match, Eupen had 56% possession and 23 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Eupen, the goals were scored by Julien Ngoy (52') and Knowledge Musona (80'). On the other side, KV Kortrijk had 8 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
In 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Eupen, a comparatively low number of goals have gone in between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game during that period is just 2.33, with the average goals for Pandas standing at 1.5.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head meetings going back to 17/02/2018 shows that these fixtures have been miserable for Eupen. They’ve not been able to come away with any victories whatsoever while SV Zulte Waregem have been dominant against them, getting wins in 83 per cent of those matches played.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 overall which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league clash featuring these clubs was First Division A match day 16 on 29/12/2020 when it finished Eupen 2-3 SV Zulte Waregem.
The match was refereed by Wim Smet.
Team News: SV Zulte Waregem
Luka Zarandia (Knee Injury), Daniel Opare (Knee Injury), Abdoulaye Sissako (Collapsed Lung) and Erdin Demir (Hip Injury) will not be able to play for SVZW boss Francky Dury. Damien Marcq will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Eupen
Eupen boss Beñat San José has to choose a team with limited availability. Rocky Bushiri (Meniscal Injury) and Gary Magnée (Torn Knee Ligament) are those who can’t be considered. Jonathan Heris is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We feel that Eupen and SV Zulte Waregem should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. That’s why our selection here is for a very close game with a 1-1 score draw 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:
SV Zulte Waregem
Stadium: Regenboogstadion (12,250)
Captain: Ewoud Pletinckx
Chairman: Carl Ballière
Manager: Francky Dury
Competitions: First Division A position 8
⭐ Star Player: Jelle Vossen
Typically used in the Striker position, Jelle Vossen was born in Bilzen, Belgium. After making a first senior appearance for KRC Genk in the 2006 - 2007 season, the accomplished Forward has netted 6 league goals in this First Division A 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 26 appearances.