AS Eupen vs Standard Liège match preview

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion am Kehrweg (8363 seats)

AS Eupen hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 40 points and a 13th position in the Pro League table. Visiting Standard Liège holds 9th place with 44 pts.

Insights:
  • All of AS Eupen's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Standard Liège have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

The hosts Eupen saw competitive action as recent as four days ago, playing in the Pro League. That game was an away game at Zulte-Waregem, so at least AS Eupen are thankful to return home in this one. Game on!

Standard Liège are still fighting for the big positions at the top of the table.

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AS Eupen form and stats

5 victories, 6 draws and 5 defeats. That’s what AS Eupen have to build on here at Stadion am Kehrweg in the Pro League.

Eupen lost their last game at Zulte-Waregem (placed 6th) after a 1-2 scoreline. Ahead of that match, AS Eupen won a home game hosting Kortrijk (2-0).

Eupen's goalkeeper Theo Defourny was extremely busy against Zulte-Waregem, saving the team from a uglier defeat with a stunning eight saves.

AS Eupen have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Stadion am Kehrweg with 24 goals in 16 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 26 goals have been conceded.

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Standard Liège form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Pro League travels is 5 wins, 4 draws and 7 defeats.

Standard Liège go into this game after a win, the home game against Gent that ended 2-1. A 2-2 draw at Genk's stadium before that.

The visiting Standard have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 22 goals from 16 games. 21 goals have been conceded by Standard in these games.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Standard Liège - AS Eupen 2-2 earlier this season. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: one win for Eupen, three draws and six wins for Standard Liège. Over 2,5 goals: eight times; under 2,5 goals: two games.

Top Goalscorers

AS EupenS. Prevljak
S. Prevljak
13 goals
AS EupenK. Musona
K. Musona
7 goals
Standard LiègeM. Balikwisha
M. Balikwisha
7 goals

AS Eupen missing players

Standard Liège missing players

AS Eupen Standard Liège
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
32 16 5 Played P 5 16 32
9 5 3 Won W 2 5 11
13 6 2 Drew D 0 4 11
10 5 0 Lost L 3 7 10
41 24 12 Scored S 4 22 45
49 26 7 Conceded C 6 21 41
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 94% 94%
91% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 75% 75%
50% 50% 80% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 62% 59%
31% 38% 60% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 31% 34%
9% 19% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 6% 6%
62% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 40% 56% 66%
19% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 20% 25% 22%
22% 12% 0% Failed to Score F T 40% 25% 19%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.1 1.6 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.4 1.9 1.9
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 4
 
8.9 9.1 8 Shots (avg) S ( 8.8 8.9 9
3.8 3.8 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 3.6 3.6
34% 39% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 38% 39%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • AS Eupen haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • All of AS Eupen's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Standard Liège have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than 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 Club Brugge 32 23 4 5 68 22 16 11 1 4 30 13 16 12 3 1 38 9 46 73
2 Antwerp 32 16 6 10 51 44 16 8 4 4 27 23 16 8 2 6 24 21 7 54
3 Genk 32 15 8 9 61 45 16 8 5 3 34 20 16 7 3 6 27 25 16 53
4 Anderlecht 32 13 13 6 48 33 16 8 7 1 23 10 16 5 6 5 25 23 15 52
5 KV Oostende 32 14 7 11 46 39 16 9 4 3 32 20 16 5 3 8 14 19 7 49
6 Zulte-Waregem 32 14 4 14 49 58 16 6 2 8 21 31 16 8 2 6 28 27 -9 46
7 OH Leuven 32 12 9 11 53 54 16 8 2 6 23 21 16 4 7 5 30 33 -1 45
8 Beerschot-Wilrijk 31 13 5 13 55 58 15 6 4 5 29 26 16 7 1 8 26 32 -3 44
9 Standard Liège 32 11 11 10 45 41 16 6 7 3 23 20 16 5 4 7 22 21 4 44
10 Gent 32 12 7 13 44 40 16 7 3 6 25 21 16 5 4 7 19 19 4 43
11 Sporting Charleroi 31 11 9 11 43 40 16 5 6 5 16 13 15 6 3 6 27 27 3 42
12 Mechelen 32 11 9 12 46 51 16 4 5 7 25 28 16 7 4 5 21 23 -5 42
13 AS Eupen 32 9 13 10 41 49 16 5 6 5 24 26 16 4 7 5 17 23 -8 40
14 Kortrijk 32 10 6 16 39 50 16 5 2 9 23 31 16 5 4 7 16 19 -11 36
15 Sint-Truiden 31 9 8 14 37 45 16 6 3 7 20 19 15 3 5 7 17 26 -8 35
16 Cercle Brugge 32 10 2 20 36 50 16 5 1 10 22 26 16 5 1 10 14 24 -14 32
17 Royal Excel Mouscron 32 7 10 15 28 47 16 4 5 7 15 19 16 3 5 8 13 28 -19 31
18 Waasland-Beveren 31 7 7 17 37 61 15 3 2 10 16 32 16 4 5 7 21 29 -24 28

Read more about Pro League

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.