Union Saint-Gilloise vs Charleroi
Belgium – Jupiler League
Date: Friday, 29 July 2022
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stade Joseph Marien.
Round Two of Belgium Jupiler League kick-start this week as Union Saint-Gilloise play host to Sporting Charleroi. These two sides will be seen clashing at Stade Joseph Marien this Friday in this new season.
Charleroi have lost their last three pre-season games, including two against clubs that finished well below them in the standings last season. The side however will come into the match following on from a 3-1 First Division A win over Eupen in their first game of the season.
Over the course of their previous 6 clashes, Charleroi have amassed the sum of 13 goals while having have also managed to score in every single one of those games. During that period, their defenders have had 12 goals scored by their opposition.
On the other hand, Union Saint-Gilloise topped the league charts in Belgium last year, only to go down to Club Brugge in the Championship round. They however earned a Champions League qualifier ticket for being a runner-up last term. The side now aim to give better results this time.
Royale Union SG will play in this game following a 1-1 First Division A tie against Sint-Truiden. An interesting trait of their recent games is the number of results with a nil in them. From their previous 6 clashes leading up to this one, in 5 of them a wager on BTTS would have lost.
Union Saint-Gilloise vs Charleroi Head-to-head (h2h)
- Royale Union SG won the last 2 league schedules in succession with 7-0 combined scorecard.
- They met only 5 times of which the Zebras won just once while losing the other 4 occasions.
- All of their 5 h2hs were one-sided affairs.
Union Saint-Gilloise vs Charleroi Prediction
There are no losses for Union Saint-Gilloise in 27 of their most recent 32 games in the league. They also remain unbeaten in their last 7 games coming here which includes undefeated in all of their pre-season friendlies.
Meanwhile, Charleroi are currently on a 2-game winless run on away fixtures. They even lost their last 3 pre-season games, including two against clubs that finished well below them in the standings last season.
Considering their previous h2h stats and current form, we feel that a home win is likely to occur this Friday.
Union Saint-Gilloise vs Charleroi Betting tips
Union Saint-Gilloise to win @ 1.70 odds.
BTTS @ 1.61 odds.