Match preview Pro League: Waasland-Beveren - KV Oostende at Freethielstadion

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Mon 19.October
Match begins: 18:45 (UTC)
Venue: Freethielstadion (13200 seats)

Season ticket holders at Freethielstadion haven’t seen too many victories this season, with Waasland-Beveren languishing in the 17th position so far. The guesting KV Oostende will be hopeful to defend their higher league position in this one.

Waasland-Beveren and KV Oostende should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Waasland-Beveren form and stats

Waasland-Beveren, who have the most conceded goals (22) in Pro League, have played 4 Pro League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 0-1-3 (wins-draws-losses).

Waasland-Beveren's previous game was a Belgian Cup match also played at home, ending 3-0 versus Sparta Petegem. The home side are looking to build on that result. Preceding that game was the home draw versus Genk that ended 1-1.

Waasland-Beveren are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 5 goals in 4 games. Defensively there's plenty of potential for improvement as Waasland-Beveren have allowed the opposition to score 10 goals here at Freethielstadion.

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KV Oostende form and stats

1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss. That’s the product of KV Oostende playing as the away team in the Pro League this season.

The supporters enjoyed Oostende's previous game versus Royal Excel Mouscron (placed 18th), a Pro League 3-0 win played at home. Before that, Oostende travelled to Genk and returned home with a draw after the game finished 2-2.

The visitors have scored 3 goals from 4 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (3 so far).

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's three Waasland-Beveren victories, three draws and four KV Oostende wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Waasland-BeverenD. Heymans
D. Heymans
6 goals
KV OostendeJ. Sakala
J. Sakala
3 goals
KV OostendeM. Gueye
M. Gueye
3 goals

Waasland-Beveren missing players

KV Oostende missing players

Waasland-Beveren KV Oostende
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
8 4 2 Played P 2 4 8
1 0 0 Won W 1 1 3
1 1 1 Drew D 1 2 3
6 3 1 Lost L 0 1 2
12 5 3 Scored S 1 3 12
22 10 5 Conceded C 0 3 8
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 50% 75% 88%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 25% 62%
88% 75% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 25% 62%
75% 50% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 38%
50% 25% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
100% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 50%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 50% 38%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 25%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.4 2.8 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 3.2 3
1 1 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
57 49 28 Total Shots T S 2 24 53
28 22 14 Shots on Target S O 0 10 21
43% 23% 21% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 30% 57%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • All of Waasland-Beveren's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Waasland-Beveren has the most conceded goals (22) in Pro League
  • Waasland-Beveren has the most conceded goals in the second half (15) in Pro League
  • Waasland-Beveren has the the worst goal difference (-10) in Pro League
  • Waasland-Beveren have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Waasland-Beveren have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Waasland-Beveren have yet to win a game at home.
  • Waasland-Beveren haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Waasland-Beveren is in the worst form (0-1-5)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sporting Charleroi 8 6 1 1 14 5 4 3 0 1 7 3 4 3 1 0 7 2 9 19
2 Club Brugge 8 6 0 2 21 5 5 3 0 2 9 4 3 3 0 0 12 1 16 18
3 Standard Liege 8 5 2 1 12 6 4 2 2 0 5 3 4 3 0 1 7 3 6 17
4 Beerschot-Wilrijk 8 5 0 3 16 17 4 3 0 1 11 8 4 2 0 2 5 9 -1 15
5 Antwerp 8 4 2 2 15 11 4 2 2 0 8 4 4 2 0 2 7 7 4 14
6 OH Leuven 8 4 2 2 13 12 4 2 1 1 5 5 4 2 1 1 8 7 1 14
7 Anderlecht 8 3 4 1 15 12 4 2 2 0 7 3 4 1 2 1 8 9 3 13
8 KV Oostende 8 3 3 2 12 8 4 2 1 1 9 5 4 1 2 1 3 3 4 12
9 Cercle Brugge 8 4 0 4 11 10 3 2 0 1 5 2 5 2 0 3 6 8 1 12
10 Kortrijk 8 3 2 3 9 9 4 1 1 2 5 6 4 2 1 1 4 3 0 11
11 Genk 8 2 4 2 12 13 4 1 2 1 7 6 4 1 2 1 5 7 -1 10
12 Gent 8 3 0 5 12 11 4 2 0 2 9 6 4 1 0 3 3 5 1 9
13 AS Eupen 8 1 5 2 8 12 4 1 1 2 4 8 4 0 4 0 4 4 -4 8
14 Mechelen 8 2 1 5 9 14 4 1 1 2 6 6 4 1 0 3 3 8 -5 7
15 Zulte-Waregem 8 2 1 5 10 18 4 1 0 3 5 11 4 1 1 2 5 7 -8 7
16 Sint-Truiden 8 1 3 4 6 13 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 0 1 3 2 9 -7 6
17 Waasland-Beveren 8 1 1 6 12 22 4 0 1 3 5 10 4 1 0 3 7 12 -10 4
18 Royal Excel Mouscron 8 0 3 5 3 12 4 0 1 3 1 4 4 0 2 2 2 8 -9 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.