Standard Liege vs Club Brugge
Belgium First Division A
Date: Sunday, 7th October 2018
Kick-off at 17:00 UK/ 18:00 CET
Venue: Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège, Belgium.
Standard Liège, after 9 matches are fifth in the league with 4 wins and 3 draws. The Reds are high on confidence after beating Turkish side Akhisar in the UEL at home 2-1. Coach Michel Preud’hommee will be concerned with his teams’ latest record with only 3 wins in last 6 games, in the league.
The teams’ last game was away at Oostende, which they won comfortably. Two goals from Moussa Djenepo was the highlight of their game as the game finished 3-1 in favor of the Reds.
The Brugge side is sitting at the top with ease, and they would like to extend a 5 game win-streak as they take on Liège on Sunday. Club Brugge is a club with 126 years of history. The current performance of Ivan Leko’s side is bound to make history as well. 8 wins in 9 matches has paved the way to a league title for the Blue-Black.
A 4-0 win over Cercle Brugge at home was their previous action in the league. Siebe Schrijvers bagged a brace against the opponents in that home fixture.
Standard Liege vs Club Brugge Head to Head
In the last 6 encounters between them, 4 matches were drawn and Brugge ended up winners 2 times.
Previous 6 matches in all competitions saw Blue-Blacks winning twice and Liège once. Three games ended up as draws.
Standard Liege vs Club Brugge Predictions
The Reds have scored 8 goals in last 5 matches and the visitors have 17 in 5 previous games. Since the teams are scoring freely fans can expect some quality goals from both sides.
Both sides will have even possession, and the team with better grit at the back will emerge winners. Both the goalkeepers will have a busy evening.
Standard Liege vs Club Brugge Betting Tips
BTTS @ 5/9 (1.56)
Over 2.5 goals @ 7/10 (1.70).