Gent vs Standard Liege
Belgium – First Division A
Date: Sunday, 29 April 2018
Kick-Off at 19:30 UK
Venue: GHELAMCO-arena (Gent).
Gent and Standard Liege entre their Sunday’s affair lock on points in the battle for the European football next term. Both sides are two points short of Anderlecht in second and a win her could make them genuine contenders for the Champions League next year.
The Reds will come into the match in higher spirits having claimed seven points in last three league toes. They held the runaway leaders Club Brugge top a 4-4 draw in a spectacular eight-goal thriller seven days ago at Jan Breydelstadion.
Before such an achievement, Sa Pinto’s side defeated Anderlecht 2-1 at home, proving they have what it takes to stay competitive against the top sides in the league. Brazilian midfielder Edmilson Junior was particularly inspired in last weekend’s draw at Club Brugge netting twice for Standard then.
Gent vs Standard Liege: Head-to-head
The latest H2H trend might suggest a low-scoring scenario here given that none of last five matches between these two sides brought three or more goals.
As the matter of fact, just one of these five offered two goals.
Gent were the more successful side in games at GHELAMCO-arena historically looking. They won 18 and lost 8 of 30 matches against Standard Liege there.
Gent won each of last four home matches against the Reds who came on top 1-0 when the teams met two weeks ago at Stade Maurice Dufrasne.
Gent vs Standard Liege: Prediction
Gent are set at 2.00 favourites mainly because of the mentioned H2H trend in matches at GHELAMCO-arena. However, the visitors are certainly the form favourites and they are well worth backing not to lose at the sky-high 1.83 here. Gent took just one point in last three league games and they won just one of last four marches in front of the home crowd.
Braver punters can try with the clear away win at 3.80. Gent notched only one goal in last three games and they failed to find the net at all in last two H1H meetings with Standard Liege, You can back the visitors to keep a clean sheet at amazing 4.33 odds.
Gent vs Standard Liege: Bet Tips
Standard Liege to win @ 3.80
Standard Liege to keep a clean sheet @ 4.33