Club Brugge vs Genk
Belgium – Jupiler League
Date: Sunday, 24 July 2022
Kick-off at 12:30 UK / 1:30 CET
Venue: Jan Breydel Stadion.
The first round of Belgium Jupiler League is set to kick-start this week as the reigning champions host Genk this Sunday at Jan Breydel Stadion.
Club Brugge have been crowned Belgian league champions 18 times, second only to major rivals Anderlecht. They remained as the league champions for the third consecutive season and will be seen defending the title this year. The side has lost only once from their last 18 games played across various competitions.
The Blue-Blacks following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-0 Super Cup victory against Gent. Fewer than three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where the hosts have been involved. Club Brugge have also managed a tally 8 from those.
On the other side, Genk won the 2018/19 Belgian First Division A for the 4th time in their history, hence they qualified for the upcoming UEFA Champions League after an 8-year absence from the top European competition. They finished second in the Conference League group, last season with 37 points.
In their last game, the visitors drew 0-0 in the First Division A Play-Offs tie with KV Mechelen. During their 6 latest matches, Wouter Vrancken’s men have found the back of the net 10 times, yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.67.
Club Brugge vs Genk Head-to-head (h2h)
- Club Brugge won the last 4 h2hs in a row by scoring at least 3 goals on each.
- At least 4 goals were seen in their last 4 meetings.
- Genk lost the last 2 visits to Jan Breydel Stadion.
- Their last league meeting saw a 3-1 win favour of Club Brugge.
Club Brugge vs Genk Prediction
Club Brugge won the last 2 home game which being a Super Cup victory. The hosts has lost only once from their last 18 games played across various competitions. They have even shown positive results at friendly fixtures and they come here with high hopes.
Meanwhile, Genk lost the last 2 visits to Jan Breydel Stadion. They even lost their last away fixture by 2-3 against FC Volendam in a friendly match. Moreover, the visitors have lost the last 4 h2hs in a row by conceding at least 3 goals on each.
By the looks of things, expect a victory for Club Brugge this Sunday.
Club Brugge vs Genk Betting tips
Club Brugge to win @ 1.73 odds.
Club Brugge to win & BTTS @ 2.87 odds.