Beerschot-Wilrijk vs Royal Excel Mouscron match preview

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sun 28.February
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Olympisch Stadion (12771 seats)

A home win is expected from this fixture if the league table is anything to judge by. The Beerschot-Wilrijk fans are optimistic that the difference between 6th and Royal Excel Mouscron's 17th place in the table will show on the pitch.

Insights:
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most scored goals in the second half (31) in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest scored goals (24) in Pro League

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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Beerschot-Wilrijk form and stats

6-3-5 (win-draw-lost) are the Pro League numbers at home for Beerschot-Wilrijk so far this season. Beerschot-Wilrijk are slowly digging their own grave here at Olympisch Stadion with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in seven attempts. The last victory here came in the Anderlecht match.

A strong away win for Beerschot-Wilrijk against Genk the last match, as Jan Van den Bergh and Raphael Holzhauser were on target. Ahead of that match, Beerschot-Wilrijk lost 1-2 at home to Mechelen.

The Beerschot-Wilrijk fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 27 goals in 14 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. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Beerschot-Wilrijk defense is not exactly impregnable. 24 goals conceded from 14 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Royal Excel Mouscron form and stats

There's been little loot from Royal Excel Mouscron's travels as they have only collected 12 points from 14 away games in the Pro League. Royal Excel Mouscron, who have the fewest scored goals (24) in Pro League, only have 3 wins to counter their 8 defeats and 3 draws. It's a growing despair in Mouscron as they have recorded three consecutive losses.

Mouscron failed to get anything from their last game, a Pro League home match vs Cercle Brugge (placed 16th) that ended with defeat 1-2. Preceding that game, the 0-4 loss visiting Gent's place.

The attacking power of Royal Excel Mouscron when travelling is not overwhelming with 10 goals scored from 14 league matches away. Mouscron have conceded 25 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Royal Excel Mouscron - Beerschot-Wilrijk 3-1 played earlier this season.

Top Goalscorers

Beerschot-WilrijkR. Holzhauser
R. Holzhauser
13 goals
Beerschot-WilrijkM. Suzuki
M. Suzuki
6 goals
Beerschot-WilrijkI. Coulibaly
I. Coulibaly
5 goals

Beerschot-Wilrijk missing players

Royal Excel Mouscron missing players

Beerschot-Wilrijk Royal Excel Mouscron
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
28 14 5 Played P 4 14 28
12 6 2 Won W 0 3 6
4 3 2 Drew D 2 3 8
12 5 1 Lost L 2 8 14
50 27 10 Scored S 3 10 24
53 24 7 Conceded C 9 25 43
96% 93% 80% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
82% 86% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 79%
71% 71% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 43% 39%
43% 36% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 14% 18%
29% 29% 40% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 7% 7%
68% 71% 60% BTTS BTTS 75% 43% 46%
14% 7% 20% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 14%
21% 29% 40% Failed to Score F T 25% 43% 43%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.9 2.2 1.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.9 2.2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 3 4
 
7.3 8.2 6.6 Shots (avg) S ( 5.2 6.8 6
4 4.2 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.8 3.1 2.6
45% 46% 67% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 23% 33%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk has the most scored goals in the second half (31) in Pro League
  • Beerschot-Wilrijk have scored more than double the goals of Royal Excel Mouscron.
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest points (12) away in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest scored goals (10) away in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest scored goals (24) in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest scored goals in the first half (8) in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the fewest scored goals in the second half (16) in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron has the the worst goal difference (-15) away in Pro League
  • Royal Excel Mouscron have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Royal Excel Mouscron have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Royal Excel Mouscron haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  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 26 19 3 4 55 18 13 9 1 3 24 11 13 10 2 1 31 7 37 60
2 Antwerp 28 14 6 8 44 36 14 7 4 3 22 17 14 7 2 5 22 19 8 48
3 Genk 28 12 7 9 52 40 14 7 4 3 30 18 14 5 3 6 22 22 12 43
4 KV Oostende 28 12 7 9 43 36 14 8 4 2 30 18 14 4 3 7 13 18 7 43
5 Anderlecht 28 10 12 6 36 29 14 7 6 1 18 8 14 3 6 5 18 21 7 42
6 Beerschot-Wilrijk 28 12 4 12 50 53 14 6 3 5 27 24 14 6 1 7 23 29 -3 40
7 Zulte-Waregem 28 12 4 12 44 49 15 5 2 8 19 30 13 7 2 4 25 19 -5 40
8 OH Leuven 27 11 7 9 44 43 14 7 2 5 19 18 13 4 5 4 25 25 1 40
9 Mechelen 28 11 7 10 42 44 15 4 4 7 23 26 13 7 3 3 19 18 -2 40
10 Standard Liège 28 10 10 8 40 34 14 5 7 2 20 16 14 5 3 6 20 18 6 40
11 Sporting Charleroi 27 11 6 10 40 36 12 5 3 4 13 9 15 6 3 6 27 27 4 39
12 Gent 28 10 7 11 41 34 13 5 3 5 23 17 15 5 4 6 18 17 7 37
13 Kortrijk 28 10 6 12 35 40 14 5 2 7 21 27 14 5 4 5 14 13 -5 36
14 AS Eupen 28 7 12 9 33 44 14 4 5 5 19 23 14 3 7 4 14 21 -11 33
15 Sint-Truiden 28 8 7 13 35 42 14 5 3 6 18 16 14 3 4 7 17 26 -7 31
16 Cercle Brugge 28 8 2 18 32 46 14 3 1 10 18 25 14 5 1 8 14 21 -14 26
17 Royal Excel Mouscron 28 6 8 14 24 43 14 3 5 6 14 18 14 3 3 8 10 25 -19 26
18 Waasland-Beveren 28 6 7 15 34 57 14 3 2 9 15 30 14 3 5 6 19 27 -23 25

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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.