Kortrijk vs Zulte-Waregem: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 19:45 (UTC)
Venue: Guldensporenstadion (9399 seats)

Kortrijk hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 36 points and a 13th position in the Pro League table. Visiting Zulte-Waregem holds 7th place with 40 pts.

Insights:
  • Kortrijk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Zulte-Waregem has the most conceded goals in the second half (32) in Pro League

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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Kortrijk form and stats

The story so far in the Pro League for Kortrijk at their home stadium (Guldensporenstadion) is 5 wins, 2 draws and 7 defeats. Game days at Guldensporenstadion have recently become somewhat of a nightmare for Kortrijk as they have lost three home games in a row. It hurts.

Kortrijk enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Anderlecht's place. The match ended 2-0 with Zinho Gano and Trent Sainsbury scoring. Heartbreak before that as Kortrijk lost 1-3 at OH Leuven's place.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Kortrijk handle that role? We have found nine games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are four wins, one draw and four defeats.

The Kortrijk fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 21 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. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 27 goals have been conceded.

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Zulte-Waregem form and stats

7-2-4 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Zulte-Waregem in their Pro League matches away.

Zulte-Waregem had fun at their own home (Guldensporenstadion) last time out, beating Standard Liege 3-2. Gianni Bruno (2) and Jean-Luc Dompe scored. Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Sint-Truiden.

We have checked recent matches where Zulte-Waregem have had similar odds to win. Win-draw-lose statistics from those nine games were three victories, one draw and five defeats.

The travelling fans enjoy Zulte-Waregem's attacking play in away games, having scored 25 goals in 13 league matches away. As opposed to that, Zulte-Waregem have seen the ball go into their own net 19 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Zulte-Waregem - Kortrijk 1-1. Last ten meetings between the teams: Kortrijk won six, Zulte-Waregem won two and two draws. six games with over 2,5 goals, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Zulte-WaregemG. Bruno
G. Bruno
16 goals
Zulte-WaregemM. Diarra Dompé
M. Diarra Dompé
6 goals
KortrijkP. Guèye
P. Guèye
5 goals

Kortrijk missing players

Zulte-Waregem missing players

Kortrijk Zulte-Waregem
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
28 14 4 Played P 5 13 28
10 5 2 Won W 5 7 12
6 2 0 Drew D 0 2 4
12 7 2 Lost L 0 4 12
35 21 4 Scored S 14 25 44
40 27 7 Conceded C 5 19 49
86% 93% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
75% 86% 75% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 85% 86%
61% 79% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 80% 77% 71%
25% 43% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 60% 46% 43%
4% 7% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 40% 23% 25%
54% 64% 50% BTTS BTTS 80% 69% 64%
32% 21% 25% Clean Sheets C S 20% 23% 18%
29% 21% 25% Failed to Score F T 0% 8% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.6 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.6 1.5
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
9.7 10.8 6.5 Shots (avg) S ( 8 9.8 7.6
4.1 4.4 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.6 4.2 3.2
30% 34% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 61% 45% 48%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • Kortrijk have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Zulte-Waregem has the most conceded goals in the second half (32) in Pro League
  • Zulte-Waregem have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Zulte-Waregem 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 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 Liege 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

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.