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Sint-Truidense VV face off with visiting club KV Mechelen at Daio Wasabi Stayen Stadium in the First Division A match on Sunday.
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Sint-Truidense VV head into this match after a 1-1 First Division A draw vs Charleroi.
In that match, Sint-Truidense VV managed 55% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sint-Truidense VV was Aboubakary Koita (89'). Charleroi had 18 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Oday Dabbagh (80') was the scorer for Charleroi.
Fewer than three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Sint-Truidense VV have taken part. Regarding the goal weighting from this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 6 and Sint-Truidense VV managed a tally of 5.
Coming into this contest, Sint-Truidense VV are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
KV Mechelen go into this meeting after a 1-0 First Division A win vs Eupen in their most recent game.
In that match, KV Mechelen managed 61% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for KV Mechelen was Lion Lauberbach (81'). Eupen had 9 attempts on goal with 1 on target.
Steven Defour's KV Mechelen have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 9 times throughout their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes comes to 5.
Going into this contest, KV Mechelen have not beaten Sint-Truidense VV in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 26/09/2020 tells us that Sint-Truidense VV have won 3 of these and KV Mechelen 2, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
In all, 13 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 7 from De Kanaries and 6 being from Mechelen. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The previous league match featuring the two was First Division A match day 29 on 11/03/2023 which ended up with the score at KV Mechelen 1-0 Sint-Truidense VV.
In that match, KV Mechelen had 58% possession and 8 shots at goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Geoffry Hairemans (84').
At the other end, Sint-Truidense VV had 7 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Wim Smet.
Team News: Sint-Truidense VV
The Sint-Truidense VV boss Thorsten Fink has a full complement, with no fitness worries to speak of before this clash with a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: KV Mechelen
KV Mechelen manager Steven Defour has to choose a team with limited availability. Boli Bolingoli (Hamstring Injury) and Jannes Van Hof (Torn Meniscus) will miss out on this game.
For this match, we think that KV Mechelen are dangerous enough to get a goal against this Sint-Truidense VV team, although it might not quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Sint-Truidense VV by the conclusion of the game. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Daio Wasabi Stayen Stadium (14,600)
Chairman: David Meekers
Manager: Thorsten Fink
Competitions: First Division A position 10
🔑 Star Player: Aboubakary Koita
Generally played in the Left Wing position, Aboubakary Koita was born in Belgium. After having played his first senior match for KAA Gent in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has netted 3 league goals in this Pro League 2023 - 2024 season to date from a total of 6 appearances.