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Standard Liège will face off against away side RSC Anderlecht at Stade Maurice Dufrasne in this First Division A match on Sunday.
All Standard Liège v RSC Anderlecht match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Standard Liège will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-1 First Division A triumph versus Seraing.
In that game, Standard Liège had 39% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Standard Liège was Selim Amallah (21'). For their opponents, RFC Seraing got 18 shots at goal with 6 on target.
Over their last six fixtures, Mbaye Leye's Standard Liège have celebrated scoring 7 times, an average number of goals per match of 1.17.
Going into this contest, Standard Liège have left without a victory over RSC Anderlecht in their last 4 matches in the league.
RSC Anderlecht head into the encounter after a 7-2 First Division A win with the downing of KV Mechelen in their most recent game.
In that game, RSC Anderlecht had 44% possession and 15 shots on goal with 9 on target. For RSC Anderlecht, goals were scored by Benito Raman (23'), Christian Kouamé (49', 57'), Michael Murillo (61'), Francis Amuzu (74'), Yari Verschaeren (85') and Joshua Zirkzee (87'). KV Mechelen had 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Nikola Storm (36') and Onur Kaya (91') scored for KV Mechelen.
The stats tell the story, and RSC Anderlecht have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, conceding 10 goals in total. In defence, RSC Anderlecht certainly have room for improvement. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend can be sustained in this game.
Ahead of this meeting, RSC Anderlecht have not lost to Standard Liège in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 12/04/2019 shows that Standard Liège have won 1 of these & RSC Anderlecht 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
A combined total of 15 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 8 for Les Rouches and 7 created by Paars-wit. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was First Division A match day 28 on 28/02/2021 when it finished Standard Liège 1-3 RSC Anderlecht.
The match was refereed by Erik Lambrechts.
Team News: Standard Liège
The Standard Liège manager Mbaye Leye has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group available to choose from. Moussa Sissako will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: RSC Anderlecht
In an otherwise available group of players, there is just the lone fitness worry for the RSC Anderlecht manager Vincent Kompany to contend with. Hannes Delcroix (Knee Surgery) misses out for this game.
We feel that Standard Liège will need things to go their way to put one past this RSC Anderlecht side who will likely emerge victorious.
We’ve gone for a good tussle with a 0-1 winning margin for RSC Anderlecht when the referee blows for full-time.
We’ll see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Maurice Dufrasne (27,670)
Captain: Mehdi Carcela-González
Chairman: Bruno Venanzi
Manager: Mbaye Leye
Competitions: First Division A position 3
🔑 Star Man: Selim Amallah
Generally used in the Centre Midfield position, Selim Amallah was born in Hautrage, Belgium. Having played his first senior match for Royal Excel Mouscron in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Midfielder has hit 2 league goals in the First Division A 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 5 appearances.