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Oud-Heverlee Leuven take on visiting opponents RSC Anderlecht at King Power at Den Dreef Stadium in the First Division A fixture on Sunday.
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Oud-Heverlee Leuven will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-2 First Division A losing effort in their last game against Oostende.
For Oud-Heverlee Leuven, the goals were scored by Kristiyan Malinov (35') and Pierre-Yves Ngawa (71' Own goal). Arthur Theate (59') was the scorer for Oostende.
Oud-Heverlee Leuven have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They have totted up the amount of 11 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 7.
Taking a look at their past results, Oud-Heverlee Leuven:
- have not won against RSC Anderlecht in their previous 3 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
RSC Anderlecht go into this match after a 2-0 First Division A win over Beerschot in their most recent fixture.
For RSC Anderlecht, the goalscorers were Lukas Nmecha (32') and Paul Mukairu (71').
A succession of steadfast showings from the RSC Anderlecht defensive players has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their last 6 fixtures in total. Over that same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 7. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Coming into this contest, RSC Anderlecht have not won away from home in their last 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 16/12/2012 shows that Oud-Heverlee Leuven have won 1 of them & RSC Anderlecht 4, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 7 of them for OHL and 12 netted by Paars-wit. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The previous league contest featuring these clubs was First Division A match day 9 on 18/10/2020 when it finished RSC Anderlecht 2-2 Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
The referee was Bram Van Driessche.
Team News: Oud-Heverlee Leuven
Frédéric Duplus (Tibia Fracture) and Kenneth Schuermans (Achilles tendon rupture) will not be taking part for OH Leuven gaffer Marc Brys.
Team News: RSC Anderlecht
Anderlecht boss Vincent Kompany has some current player fitness concerns. Yari Verschaeren (Ankle Injury) and Hendrik Van Crombrugge (Back Injury) are those who can’t be considered. Lucas Lissens is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
In our opinion, Oud-Heverlee Leuven might have a difficult job to breach the defence of this RSC Anderlecht lineup who we think might score one, at least.
We therefore fancy a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning margin for RSC Anderlecht when the full-time whistle blows.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Power at Den Dreef Stadium (10,020)
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Marc Brys
Competitions: First Division A position 6, Belgian Cup (Sixth Round)
🔑 Star Player: Thomas Henry
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Thomas Henry was born in Argentuil, France. Having played his first senior match for Nantes in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 13 league goals in the First Division A 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 17 appearances.