Club Brugge travels with confidence to meet Antwerp: Free betting guide

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Bosuilstadion (16649 seats)

Pro League: A pair of sides who have performed well so far. Get to know Antwerp - Club Brugge with this thorough preview!

Insights:
  • Antwerp have the fewest matches over the total-line (7) in Pro League
  • Club Brugge have the most scored goals in the first half (34) in Pro League

Antwerp is in the 4th league table position and will remain there regardless of what happens for the rest of the season. Club Brugge have already sealed their fate; they will finish in 2nd place no matter what happens.

There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.

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Antwerp form and stats

9-4-4 (win-draw-lost) are the Pro League numbers at home for Antwerp so far this season.

The followers are hoping that Antwerp will strike back in this fixture, putting things right after the 1-2 away loss in the match against Anderlecht. Midfielder Yusuf was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.33 (out of ten) in that game. Yusuf hit one key pass.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Anderlecht (0-4).

Antwerp have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Bosuilstadion with 30 goals in 17 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Antwerp have conceded 19 in these home matches.

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Club Brugge form and stats

The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 11 wins, 3 draws and only 3 losses in the Pro League. Things are running smoothly for Club Brugge who hasn't tasted defeat in their last twelve matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Gent.

474 minutes! That's how long the Brugge goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and his defense have shut out their league opponents.

Club Brugge won their last game, 1-0 versus Union Saint-Gilloise played at home. Mignolet was the team player of the game with the player rating of 7.91. The agile goalkeeper Mignolet topped it up with a clean sheet.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Union Saint-Gilloise with the score of 2-0.

Brugge have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 36 goals from 17 away matches. As opposed to that, Club Brugge have seen the ball go into their own net 21 times on the road. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

This was the score when the sides met previously this campaign; Club Brugge - Antwerp 1-0. The match official had use for red card when these clubs last faced each other, and the recipient was Seck (Antwerp). Head-to-head statistics (for the preceeding ten meetings): Antwerp won two games, two matches ended with a draw and Club Brugge managed six wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: three / seven The matches between these clubs sometimes lean towards being hot-tempered, having seen 5 red cards from the last ten duels.

Top Goalscorers

AntwerpM. Frey
M. Frey
22 goals
Club BruggeC. De Ketelaere
C. De Ketelaere
14 goals
Club BruggeB. Dost
B. Dost
12 goals

Antwerp missing players

Club Brugge missing players

Antwerp Club Brugge
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
38 19 6 Played P 6 19 38
19 9 3 Won W 3 12 24
7 5 1 Drew D 2 4 10
12 5 2 Lost L 1 3 4
56 30 6 Scored S 6 38 76
45 23 6 Conceded C 7 21 37
97% 95% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 83% 95% 95%
71% 79% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 79% 82%
50% 53% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 17% 58% 55%
21% 26% 17% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 47% 42%
16% 16% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 17% 21% 18%
55% 53% 0% BTTS BTTS 33% 58% 55%
34% 32% 67% Clean Sheets C S 67% 37% 42%
13% 21% 50% Failed to Score F T 17% 11% 8%
 
5.4 6.2 5.2 Corners for (avg) C F 5.8 5.4 6.3
5.9 5.1 4.8 Corners against (avg) C A 5 5.6 4.6
2.2 1.8 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.7 2.1 1.9
7 4 0 Red cards R C 0 5 9
 
12.4 14.2 12 Shots (avg) S ( 9.8 13.2 14.9
4.4 4.8 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 5.3 5.6
34% 33% 29% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 38% 36%
 
13.2 10.9 11.8 Shots against (avg) S A 14.2 11.3 10.3
5 4.1 3.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 4.1 3.4
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Antwerp have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Antwerp have the fewest matches over the total-line (7) in Pro League
  • Club Brugge have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Club Brugge have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Club Brugge have the most scored goals in the first half (34) in Pro League

  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 34 24 5 5 78 27 17 10 3 4 32 14 17 14 2 1 46 13 51 77
2 Club Brugge 34 21 9 4 72 37 17 10 6 1 36 16 17 11 3 3 36 21 35 72
3 Anderlecht 34 18 10 6 72 36 17 10 5 2 41 19 17 8 5 4 31 17 36 64
4 Antwerp 34 19 6 9 55 38 17 9 4 4 30 19 17 10 2 5 25 19 17 63
5 Gent 34 18 8 8 56 30 17 11 3 3 37 16 17 7 5 5 19 14 26 62
6 Sporting Charleroi 34 15 9 10 55 46 17 7 5 5 24 16 17 8 4 5 31 30 9 54
7 Mechelen 34 15 7 12 57 61 17 10 4 3 36 24 17 5 3 9 21 37 -4 52
8 Genk 34 15 6 13 66 47 17 10 3 4 39 18 17 5 3 9 27 29 19 51
9 Sint-Truiden 34 15 6 13 42 40 17 7 3 7 26 23 17 8 3 6 16 17 2 51
10 Cercle Brugge 34 12 9 13 49 46 17 6 4 7 23 20 17 6 5 6 26 26 3 45
11 OH Leuven 34 10 11 13 47 58 17 7 4 6 25 25 17 3 7 7 22 33 -11 41
12 KV Oostende 34 10 7 17 34 61 17 5 3 9 19 37 17 5 4 8 15 24 -27 37
13 Kortrijk 34 9 10 15 43 48 17 5 4 8 23 24 17 4 6 7 20 24 -5 37
14 Standard Liege 34 9 9 16 32 51 17 3 5 9 15 26 17 6 4 7 17 25 -19 36
15 AS Eupen 34 8 8 18 37 61 17 4 4 9 18 29 17 4 4 9 19 32 -24 32
16 Zulte-Waregem 34 8 8 18 42 69 17 5 4 8 23 32 17 3 4 10 19 37 -27 32
17 RFC Seraing 34 8 4 22 30 68 17 5 3 9 16 30 17 3 1 13 14 38 -38 28
18 Beerschot-Wilrijk 34 4 4 26 33 76 17 4 1 12 16 33 17 0 3 14 17 43 -43 16

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The First Division A is the top league of the football pyramid in Belgium, founded in 1895. It was earlier known as the Belgian Pro League. The season runs from July to May with 16 teams each playing 30 fixtures. The top six in the league table then play a championship playoff, the bottom team is relegated and places #7 to #15 have a Europa League playoff.