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Antwerp will visit Daio Wasabi Stayen Stadium on Friday for the First Division A meeting with hosts Sint-Truidense VV.
All Sint-Truidense VV v Antwerp match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Sint-Truidense VV go into this match after a 3-3 First Division A tied result versus KVC Westerlo.
In that game, Sint-Truidense VV had 54% possession and 10 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For Sint-Truidense VV, the goals were scored by Eric Junior Bocat (5') and Aboubakary Koita (77', 88'). Westerlo had 17 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Emin Bayram (15'), Nicolas Madsen (33') and Matija Frigan (91') scored for KVC Westerlo.
At least three goals per game have been seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Sint-Truidense VV have been involved. Opposing sides scored 13 times in this period whereas Sint-Truidense VV totted up 9. Let’s find out if that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Leading up to this clash, Sint-Truidense VV:
- are winless against Antwerp in their previous 3 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
Antwerp will go into the game following a 6-0 First Division A win as they beat Standard Liège in their previous game.
In that game, Antwerp managed 49% possession and 15 shots on goal with 9 on target. For Antwerp, the scorers were Vincent Janssen (4', 14'), Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (33'), Arbnor Muja (41'), George Ilenikhena (74') and Michel-Ange Balikwisha (86'). Standard Liège had 2 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
Showing their predisposition for productive encounters, the back of the net has been hit 26 times in the last six games in which Antwerp have played, giving a mean average of 4.33 goals per clash. Their opponents have hit 11 of this grand total.
Heading into this fixture, Antwerp have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head clashes going back to 13/09/2020 shows that Sint-Truidense VV have won 1 of them and Antwerp 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
A total of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 5 of them for De Kanaries and 8 coming from The Great Old. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
The previous league meeting between the two was First Division A match day 34 on 23/04/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Sint-Truidense VV 0-1 Antwerp.
In that game, Sint-Truidense VV managed 50% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
At the other end, Antwerp had 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Michel-Ange Balikwisha (48') was the scorer.
The referee was Jasper Vergoote.
Team News: Sint-Truidense VV
The Sint-Truidense VV manager Thorsten Fink does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Antwerp
Antwerp boss Mark van Bommel has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Mandela Keita (Knee injury), Sam Vines (Knock), Anthony Valencia (Fracture of fibula shaft) and Jacob Ondrejka (fracture) can’t be considered.
We believe that Sint-Truidense VV will need things to go their way to register a score against this Antwerp team who we think will score at least once to gain the upper hand.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very competitive encounter with a 0-1 victory for Antwerp at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Daio Wasabi Stayen Stadium (14,600)
Captain: Bruno Godeau
Chairman: David Meekers
Manager: Thorsten Fink
Competitions: First Division A position 8, Belgian Cup (Round of 16)
🔑 Key Man: Aboubakary Koita
Generally deployed in the Left Wing position, Aboubakary Koita was born in Belgium. After having made a senior debut playing for KAA Gent in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Forward has netted 10 league goals in this Pro League 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 14 appearances.