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Sint-Truidense VV will be at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on Saturday for the First Division A tie with home team Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Oud-Heverlee Leuven v Sint-Truidense VV are shown on this page (including the best match odds).
Oud-Heverlee Leuven will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-0 First Division A defeat last time out to Union Saint-Gilloise.
In that match, Oud-Heverlee Leuven managed 51% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target. At the other end, Union Saint-Gilloise had 18 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Gustaf Nilsson (77') scored for Union Saint-Gilloise.
Oud-Heverlee Leuven have been conceding pretty frequently of late, although they’ve also done enough to hit the back of the net themselves. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Oud-Heverlee Leuven have been punished defensively in 6 of them while also scoring in 5 of those matches. With no two games being the same, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern will be sustained in this upcoming game.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Oud-Heverlee Leuven:
- have not won against Sint-Truidense VV in their last 2 matches in the league.
- have not won at home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against KAA Gent in First Division A competition, Sint-Truidense VV and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Sint-Truidense VV had 26% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Gent had 13 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Ibrahim Salah (34') and Hugo Cuypers (44', 55') scored for KAA Gent.
For 5 of the prior 6 clashes involving Sint-Truidense VV, a notably low volume of goals have gone in between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game during that spell comes to a mere 2.17, with the number of goals averaged by De Kanaries being 1.
Coming into this contest, Sint-Truidense VV are unbeaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 25/09/2019 shows us that Oud-Heverlee Leuven have won 1 of them & Sint-Truidense VV 3, with the number of drawn matches standing at 2.
A total of 17 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 7 of them from OHL and 10 coming from De Kanaries. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The last league clash between these sides was First Division A match day 14 on 22/10/2022 which ended up with the score at Sint-Truidense VV 0-0 Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
In that game, Sint-Truidense VV managed 45% possession and 13 shots at goal with 3 on target.
For their opponents, Oud-Heverlee Leuven got 14 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
The match was refereed by Lothar D'hondt.
Team News: Oud-Heverlee Leuven
Mario González (Hamstring Injury) and Mathieu Maertens (Foot Injury) are unavailable for Oud-Heverlee Leuven boss Marc Brys. Hamza Mendyl is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Sint-Truidense VV
Sint-Truidense VV boss Bernd Hollerbach has to currently contend with reduced team options. Mory Konaté (Muscle Injury) and Toni Leistner (Muscle Injury) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Sint-Truidense VV will have to play well to score against this Oud-Heverlee Leuven side who we think might well do enough to score at the other end and edge ahead.
We’re going for a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 advantage for Oud-Heverlee Leuven when the full-time whistle blows.
A close call.
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 Stadion (10,020)
Captain: Mathieu Maertens
Chairman: Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha
Manager: Marc Brys
Competitions: First Division A position 9
⭐ Star Man: Musa Al Tamari
Regularly deployed in the Right Wing position, Musa Al Tamari was born in Amman, Jordan. Having made a first senior appearance for Oud-Heverlee Leuven in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 4 league goals in this Pro League 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 22 appearances.