Football insights: Zulte-Waregem vs Antwerp - predictions and stats

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Competition: Belgium Pro League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)

The guesting Antwerp team are probably odds-on at Zulte-Waregem, as the away side have a 11 point edge from their ten league matches this season.

Insights:
  • Zulte-Waregem have the most conceded goals (23) in Pro League
  • Antwerp is in the best form (5-1-0)

This should be an interesting match with lots of fun and bustle as both squads are well recovered since they last ran out on the pitch. Let's go!

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Zulte-Waregem form and stats

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

In their previous game, the manager F. Dury led his Zulte-Waregem to a defeat in the Pro League match away at RFC Seraing. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here. As you see from the result above, Zulte-Waregem suffered greatly in their last game. Thankfully the team has a new chance to prove themselves in this one. Sammy Bossut had a busy but productive day in the RFC Seraing match. Despite making eleven saves the loss could not be prevented. Sammy Bossut, who guards the goal, was given a match rating of 8.35 out of 10 in that game. Bossut stopped the opponent with eleven saves.

In the match before that, Zulte-Waregem hosted Kortrijk and drew the game 2-2.

The Zulte-Waregem fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 7 in 5 matches. As for conceded goals, Zulte-Waregem's unpleasant statistic is 14 goals surrendered.

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Antwerp form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their Pro League travels is 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. Impressively, the visitors are on a five-match winning run which they hope continue versus Zulte-Waregem.

Antwerp had fun at their own home last time out, beating Gent 1-0. Michael Frey scored. Birger Verstraete got a match rating of 7.82 in that game, top player of the team. Verstraete hit the woodwork once, hit one key pass and had 38 successful passes (of 47 total).

Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Eintracht Frankfurt.

The Antwerp manager B. Priske Pedersen has got the team scoring on the road, with 11 away goals in 5 league matches. 7 goals have been conceded by Antwerp in these games.

Head 2 Head

Zulte-Waregem-Antwerp H2H statistics last nine meetings regardless of arena: Zulte-Waregem three wins, Antwerp six wins, zero draws. seven of these nine matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

AntwerpM. Frey
M. Frey
12 goals
Zulte-WaregemJ. Vossen
J. Vossen
8 goals
Zulte-WaregemZ. Gano
Z. Gano
5 goals

Zulte-Waregem missing players

Antwerp missing players

Zulte-Waregem Antwerp
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
10 5 1 Played P 0 5 10
2 0 0 Won W 0 3 6
3 2 0 Drew D 0 1 2
5 3 1 Lost L 0 1 2
15 7 0 Scored S 0 11 20
23 14 4 Conceded C 0 7 13
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 70%
80% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 60%
60% 80% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 40%
20% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 40% 30%
80% 80% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 80% 70%
10% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 20%
10% 20% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 10%
 
3.6 4.2 3 Corners for (avg) C F 0 3.2 4.9
6.9 6.4 7 Corners against (avg) C A 0 10.2 9
2.4 2.4 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.4 2.9
4 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
10.8 10.6 3 Shots (avg) S ( 0 10.6 12.1
4.6 4 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4 4.3
33% 35% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 55% 47%
Key stats in Pro League this season:
  • All of Zulte-Waregem's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Antwerp have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Antwerp have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Antwerp have the most points from losing position (9) in Pro League
  • Antwerp have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Antwerp haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Antwerp is in the best form (5-1-0)
  • Zulte-Waregem have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Zulte-Waregem have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Zulte-Waregem have the most conceded goals (14) at home in Pro League
  • Zulte-Waregem have the most conceded goals (23) in Pro League
  • Zulte-Waregem have the most conceded goals in the second half (18) in Pro League
  • Zulte-Waregem have yet to win a game at 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 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

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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.