Stade du Pairay: RFC Seraing vs Deinze First Division B preview

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Competition: Belgium First Division B
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stade du Pairay (8207 seats)

2nd position in the First Division B table for RFC Seraing so far, a good performance. The home supporters hope for more joy as 5th-placed Deinze visits Stade du Pairay.

Insights:
  • RFC Seraing have the most matches under the total-line (14) in First Division B
  • Deinze have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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RFC Seraing form and stats

7-1-4 (win-draw-lost) are the First Division B numbers at home for RFC Seraing so far this season.

Seraing faced defeat in their previous match, away at Union Saint-Gilloise (0-2). Ahead of that match, Seraing won a home game hosting RWDM (1-0).

A decent goal production from Seraing in their home games so far, with 21 goals from 12 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. RFC Seraing's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 13 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Deinze form and stats

As the visiting team in First Division B matches, Deinze have produced an overall stat of 3-4-5 so far.

Deinze go into this game after a win, the home game against Lommel United that ended 2-1. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Club Brugge II at their stadium, the result 4-2.

World class coaching! That was the thoughts of manager D. Gevaert when L. Mertens scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 58th minute.

Deinze has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 18 goals from 12 games. For Deinze, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

RFC Seraing and Deinze have met before this season: Deinze - Seraing 0-0. RFC Seraing-Deinze H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Seraing six wins, Deinze two wins, two draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

SeraingG. Mikautadze
G. Mikautadze
18 goals
DeinzeL. Mertens
L. Mertens
11 goals
DeinzeY. Challouk
Y. Challouk
8 goals

RFC Seraing missing players

Deinze missing players

RFC Seraing Deinze
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
25 12 4 Played P 1 12 25
14 7 2 Won W 0 3 10
3 1 1 Drew D 0 4 8
8 4 1 Lost L 1 5 7
51 21 7 Scored S 0 18 43
36 13 3 Conceded C 3 27 42
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
72% 67% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 88%
52% 42% 25% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 64%
44% 33% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 42% 36%
36% 25% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 33% 24%
48% 42% 25% BTTS BTTS 0% 75% 60%
32% 33% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 24%
24% 25% 25% Failed to Score F T 100% 25% 20%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.6 2.6 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.5 1.6
5 3 1 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
11.9 11.4 10.3 Shots (avg) S ( 3 8.3 8.9
4.9 4.5 3.7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3.5 4.1
39% 33% 18% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 43% 42%
Key stats in First Division B this season:
  • All of Deinze's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Deinze have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Deinze have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Deinze haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • RFC Seraing have the most matches under the total-line (14) in First Division B
  • RFC Seraing haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Union Saint-Gilloise 25 20 3 2 61 22 13 12 1 0 37 11 12 8 2 2 24 11 39 63
2 RFC Seraing 25 14 3 8 51 36 12 7 1 4 21 13 13 7 2 4 30 23 15 45
3 Lommel United 25 12 4 9 44 40 12 8 1 3 27 18 13 4 3 6 17 22 4 40
4 Westerlo 25 9 11 5 37 27 12 7 4 1 25 13 13 2 7 4 12 14 10 38
5 Deinze 25 10 8 7 43 42 13 7 4 2 25 15 12 3 4 5 18 27 1 38
6 RWDM 25 9 4 12 37 42 13 6 3 4 21 17 12 3 1 8 16 25 -5 31
7 Lierse Kempenzonen 25 4 3 18 25 50 13 3 2 8 17 25 12 1 1 10 8 25 -25 15
8 Club Brugge II 25 1 6 18 20 59 12 1 5 6 11 22 13 0 1 12 9 37 -39 9

Read more about First Division B

The First Division B is the second highest league in Belgian football. It replaced the Belgian Second Division in 2016. It has eight teams playing a league in two stages, “opening” and “closing”. Each stage has each team playing 14 fixtures and the winner of each qualify for promotion play-offs.