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KV Kortrijk make the trip to Lotto Park on Sunday for the First Division A game with home side RSC Anderlecht.
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RSC Anderlecht go into this match coming off the back of a 0-0 First Division A drawn match versus Cercle Brugge.
Their more recent scorelines shine a light on the fact that things are going according to plan in the RSC Anderlecht backline. Paars-wit have given the opposition little, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past six games standing at 2.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that RSC Anderlecht:
- haven't been beaten in the league by KV Kortrijk in their previous 2 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 16 home league matches. It really has been a fortress.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Oud-Heverlee Leuven in First Division A action, KV Kortrijk and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from KV Kortrijk was Zinho Gano (52'). Thomas Henry (10', 20') and Kamal Sowah (40') scored for Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
Luka Elsner's KV Kortrijk have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 9 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that same period equals 8.
Going into this encounter, KV Kortrijk have not won against RSC Anderlecht in away games against them for the last 6 league matches. Not good at all.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 26/11/2017 tells us that RSC Anderlecht have won 4 of these games and KV Kortrijk 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
A combined total of 21 goals were produced between them in this period, with 15 of them from Paars-wit and 6 created by De Kerels. That’s an average goals per game of 3.5.
The last league match featuring these sides was First Division A match day 10 on 23/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of KV Kortrijk 1-3 RSC Anderlecht.
The referee was Jonathan Lardot.
Team News: RSC Anderlecht
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just the lone fitness concern for the RSC Anderlecht manager Vincent Kompany to be concerned about from an otherwise complete squad. Hendrik Van Crombrugge (Back Injury) will miss out.
Team News: KV Kortrijk
In an otherwise available group of players, there is just the sole fitness problem for the KV Kortrijk manager Luka Elsner to contend with. Kristof D'Haene (Hip Injury) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that RSC Anderlecht will most probably convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
Conversely, KV Kortrijk may well find it hard getting goals although we do think it’s probable that they will be scoring.
Therefore, we are anticipating a 3-1 winning score for RSC Anderlecht after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Lotto Park (22,500)
Captain: Hendrik Van Crombrugge
Chairman: Wouter Vandenhaute
Manager: Vincent Kompany
Competitions: First Division A position 4, Belgian Cup (Quarter-Finals)
⭐ Key Man: Lukas Nmecha
Typically taking up the Striker position, Lukas Nmecha was born in Hamburg, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for Manchester City in the 2017 - 2018 season, the gifted Forward has struck 12 league goals in this First Division A 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 24 appearances.