Pro League match preview: Beerschot-Wilrijk versus Anderlecht

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 22.November
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: Olympisch Stadion (12771 seats)

The Beerschot-Wilrijk & Anderlecht managers H. Losada and V. Kompany are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Pro League league table.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Beerschot-Wilrijk form and stats

Beerschot-Wilrijk, who have the most scored goals (33) in Pro League, have been very solid at home in the Pro League so far, with 15 points collected from 6 matches (5-0-1). This has contributed greatly to their 5th position in the table. Ever since the Standard Liège game Beerschot-Wilrijk has been unbeatable here at Olympisch Stadion producing four straight wins.

Beerschot-Wilrijk travelled for their previous game, a trip to Kortrijk that ended 5-5. Before that, Beerschot-Wilrijk had a home game versus OH Leuven which ended with a victory 4-2.

Late drama in the game against Kortrijk as Beerschot-Wilrijk were trailing by a goal near the finishing line until Frederic Frans popped out and made it level in the 88th minute. A goal frenzy last time out for Beerschot-Wilrijk, with a total of 10 goals in the match against Kortrijk. Fun stuff to watch!

It's goals goals goals for Beerschot-Wilrijk who have scored 21 goals from 6 league home games. Goals are flowing in at the wrong end for Beerschot-Wilrijk with 13 goals conceded in these matches.

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Anderlecht form and stats

2-3-1 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Anderlecht in their Pro League matches away.

It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Gent (placed 12th) in their previous outing. The Pro League match ended in a draw 1-1. That result followed a home victory 1-0 versus Antwerp.

The Anderlecht manager V. Kompany has got the team scoring on the road, with 12 away goals in 6 league matches. In the opposite end, Anderlecht have conceded 11 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Beerschot-WilrijkR. Holzhauser
R. Holzhauser
9 goals
Beerschot-WilrijkT. Tissoudali
T. Tissoudali
6 goals
Beerschot-WilrijkM. Suzuki
M. Suzuki
5 goals

Beerschot-Wilrijk missing players

Anderlecht missing players

Beerschot-Wilrijk Anderlecht
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
12 6 2 Played P 1 6 12
7 5 1 Won W 0 2 5
1 0 0 Drew D 0 3 6
4 1 1 Lost L 1 1 1
33 21 5 Scored S 0 12 22
30 13 5 Conceded C 3 11 16
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
92% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 92%
92% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 58%
75% 83% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 67% 50%
58% 67% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 8%
83% 83% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 83% 75%
8% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 17%
8% 17% 50% Failed to Score F T 100% 17% 8%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.7 2 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.7 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
101 58 25 Total Shots T S 0 41 102
57 33 12 Shots on Target S O 0 18 45
58% 64% 42% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 67% 49%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • All of Anderlecht's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Beerschot-Wilrijk's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Anderlecht have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Anderlecht have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Anderlecht haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the fewest matches under the total-line (1) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most conceded goals (30) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most matches over the total-line (11) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most points (15) at home in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most scored goals (21) at home in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most scored goals (33) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most scored goals in the second half (19) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the the best goal difference (+8) at home in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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 12 7 2 3 28 11 6 3 1 2 11 6 6 4 1 1 17 5 17 23
2 Sporting Charleroi 11 7 2 2 21 10 5 4 0 1 10 3 6 3 2 1 11 7 11 23
3 Genk 12 6 4 2 22 16 6 3 2 1 13 7 6 3 2 1 9 9 6 22
4 Standard Liège 12 6 4 2 15 10 6 3 3 0 7 4 6 3 1 2 8 6 5 22
5 Beerschot-Wilrijk 12 7 1 4 33 30 6 5 0 1 21 13 6 2 1 3 12 17 3 22
6 Anderlecht 12 5 6 1 22 16 6 3 3 0 10 5 6 2 3 1 12 11 6 21
7 Antwerp 12 6 3 3 22 16 6 3 3 0 12 7 6 3 0 3 10 9 6 21
8 OH Leuven 11 5 3 3 19 19 5 3 1 1 7 6 6 2 2 2 12 13 0 18
9 Kortrijk 12 4 4 4 18 19 6 1 2 3 11 14 6 3 2 1 7 5 -1 16
10 KV Oostende 11 4 3 4 16 12 6 3 1 2 13 8 5 1 2 2 3 4 4 15
11 Cercle Brugge 11 5 0 6 17 18 5 3 0 2 11 7 6 2 0 4 6 11 -1 15
12 Gent 12 4 1 7 20 20 6 2 1 3 11 9 6 2 0 4 9 11 0 13
13 AS Eupen 11 2 6 3 11 17 5 1 2 2 5 9 6 1 4 1 6 8 -6 12
14 Zulte-Waregem 12 3 2 7 15 26 6 1 1 4 7 15 6 2 1 3 8 11 -11 11
15 Mechelen 11 2 3 6 15 21 6 1 2 3 10 11 5 1 1 3 5 10 -6 9
16 Sint-Truiden 11 2 3 6 12 21 6 2 2 2 7 6 5 0 1 4 5 15 -9 9
17 Waasland-Beveren 10 1 2 7 14 27 5 0 1 4 6 14 5 1 1 3 8 13 -13 5
18 Royal Excel Mouscron 9 0 3 6 3 14 5 0 1 4 1 6 4 0 2 2 2 8 -11 3

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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.