Soccer match news: Home ticketholders with big hopes before Club Brugge - Kortrijk

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Jan Breydelstadion (29975 seats)

It's advantage Club Brugge so far, with the 4th position in the Pro League table and eagerly waiting for Kortrijk (who are sitting at 8th).

Insights:
  • Club Brugge have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Kortrijk haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Club Brugge form and stats

When playing at home in the Pro League, Club Brugge have managed 2 wins, 3 draws and suffered 0 defeats from 5 games.

Brugge shared the glory with Anderlecht in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1.

A strong away win before that one, visiting RB Leipzig and winning 2-1.

The home team are expected to win this game about three out of four times, according to the bookmaker odds. When checking the database for Brugge home games with this odds we find nine games with a similar winning chance. Resulting in six wins, two draws and one defeat. Looking at the victories, two matches were won by at least two goals.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Club Brugge as they have a new game in only four days, a Champions League match thankfully also at home. Manchester City are visiting.

Brugge can score goals in their home matches. After 5 league matches they have found the net 10 times. On the other hand, Brugge have conceded 6 goals.

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Kortrijk form and stats

2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. That’s the product of Kortrijk playing as the away team in the Pro League this season.

Kortrijk played 2-2 against Sporting Charleroi in their previous match. Marko Ilić had red hot gloves after the game against Sporting Charleroi, shaping the outcome of the game with nine saves made. As mentioned above, Kortrijk drew the match against Sporting Charleroi. Manager L. Elsner brought on Rachid Alioui to rescue the draw from a losing position and it worked. Marko Ilić (goalkeeper) was the best performer with a rating of 8.43. Ilić stopped the opponent with nine saves.

Preceding that game, the 2-2 draw paying a visit to Zulte-Waregem.

You'll want to know how Kortrijk managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found one similar match resulting in zero away wins, zero draws and one home win.

Kortrijk find the net regularly in their away games. 6 goals from 5 away fixtures in the league. As opposed to that, Kortrijk have seen the ball go into their own net 6 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head data (for the prior ten meetings): Brugge won seven games, two matches ended with a tie and Kortrijk got one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: seven / three

Top Goalscorers

KortrijkF. Selemani
F. Selemani
6 goals
Club BruggeC. De Ketelaere
C. De Ketelaere
4 goals
BruggeH. Vanaken
H. Vanaken
3 goals

Club Brugge missing players

Kortrijk missing players

Club Brugge Kortrijk
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
10 5 1 Played P 2 5 10
5 2 1 Won W 1 2 4
4 3 0 Drew D 0 1 3
1 0 0 Lost L 1 2 3
18 10 3 Scored S 1 6 14
13 6 0 Conceded C 2 6 12
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
80% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 80%
50% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 50%
40% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 30%
20% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
60% 80% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 40% 50%
40% 20% 100% Clean Sheets C S 50% 40% 40%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 20% 10%
 
8.3 9.8 10 Corners for (avg) C F 3.5 4.6 4.2
3 1.8 4 Corners against (avg) C A 8 5.6 5.4
2.1 1.6 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 5.5 4.4 3.5
2 1 0 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
17.1 21.8 33 Shots (avg) S ( 7 10.6 11.2
5.8 7.2 8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 4 4.5
31% 28% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 14% 30% 31%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • All of Club Brugge's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Club Brugge have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Club Brugge have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Club Brugge have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Club Brugge have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Club Brugge haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Kortrijk 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 AS Eupen 10 6 2 2 21 12 5 2 1 2 7 7 5 4 1 0 14 5 9 20
2 Antwerp 10 6 2 2 20 13 5 3 1 1 9 6 5 3 1 1 11 7 7 20
3 Union Saint-Gilloise 10 6 1 3 20 9 5 3 0 2 9 4 5 3 1 1 11 5 11 19
4 Club Brugge 10 5 4 1 18 13 5 2 3 0 10 6 5 3 1 1 8 7 5 19
5 Genk 10 5 2 3 21 15 5 3 1 1 12 5 5 2 1 2 9 10 6 17
6 Anderlecht 10 4 4 2 19 12 5 2 2 1 13 7 5 2 2 1 6 5 7 16
7 Mechelen 10 5 1 4 18 19 5 4 0 1 12 7 5 1 1 3 6 12 -1 16
8 Kortrijk 10 4 3 3 14 12 5 2 2 1 8 6 5 2 1 2 6 6 2 15
9 Sporting Charleroi 10 3 5 2 17 13 5 1 2 2 6 6 5 2 3 0 11 7 4 14
10 Sint-Truiden 10 4 2 4 10 12 5 1 1 3 5 9 5 3 1 1 5 3 -2 14
11 KV Oostende 10 4 2 4 14 18 5 2 1 2 6 8 5 2 1 2 8 10 -4 14
12 Standard Liege 10 4 1 5 10 17 5 1 1 3 5 9 5 3 0 2 5 8 -7 13
13 RFC Seraing 10 4 0 6 13 17 5 3 0 2 10 6 5 1 0 4 3 11 -4 12
14 Gent 10 3 2 5 16 13 5 3 1 1 14 7 5 0 1 4 2 6 3 11
15 Zulte-Waregem 10 2 3 5 15 23 5 0 2 3 7 14 5 2 1 2 8 9 -8 9
16 OH Leuven 10 1 6 3 9 17 5 1 3 1 5 7 5 0 3 2 4 10 -8 9
17 Cercle Brugge 10 2 2 6 11 16 5 0 1 4 3 9 5 2 1 2 8 7 -5 8
18 Beerschot-Wilrijk 10 0 2 8 7 22 5 0 0 5 0 9 5 0 2 3 7 13 -15 2

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.