Kortrijk and Waasland-Beveren will face one another on Sunday at Guldensporen Stadion for a match of the 1st round in the Belgian topflight. The hosts of this tie finished on 11th position last season, while Waasland-Beveren were rock bottom on the 16th place, but were not relegated due to the premature cancelation of the league.
Kortrijk vs Waasland-Beveren Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Kortrijk||Win||12 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||7 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Waasland-Beveren||Loss||5 W/ 3 D/ 12 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 7 L|
Last game between the teams: 12.02.2020 Jupiler League: Waasland-Beveren – Kortrijk 1:2; Yuki Kobayashi 43’; Christophe Lepoint 27’, Julien De Sart 64’
Last game at this venue: 09.11.2019 Jupiler League: Kortrijk – Waasland-Beveren 1:3; Fraser Hornby 62’; Beni Badibanga 12’, Aboubakary Koita 30’
Worth mentioning: Kortrijk triumphed away from home when last met Waasland-Beveren in February of this year with a score of 1:2. Waasland-Beveren won the previous encounter and that remains their only victory for the last nine H2H clashes. Just one of the last seven H2H clashes ended in win for the home sides, while the visitors recorded five wins in the process. All of the previous twelve encounters between the two teams witnessed goals at both ends, and each of the last eleven featured over 2,5 goals.
Kortrijk vs Waasland-Beveren Stats
|As of 07.08||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Kortrijk||Loss||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L|
|Waasland-Beveren||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 10 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 5 L|
Last game Kortrijk: 01.08.2020 Club Friendly: Kortrijk – Deinze 0:1; Alessio Staelens 14’
Next game Kortrijk: 15.08.2020 Jupiler League: Gent – Kortrijk
Last game Waasland-Beveren: 04.08.2020 Club Friendly: Waasland – Knokke 0:2; Simon Savaete 40’, Rik De Kuyffer 83’
Next game Waasland-Beveren: 17.08.2020 Jupiler League: Waasland-Beveren – St Liege
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Kortrijk failed to win any of their last three competitive matches, before the cancelation of the Belgian league in March, recording two defeats and a draw in between. Their winless streak continued in the following friendly games, with Kortrijk adding another three losses and two draws to extend the unwanted record to eight meetings without a triumph. Just one of Kortrijk last eleven fixtures was won by the hosts. The team’s recent matches were low scoring affairs, as none of the sides involved in the last four encounters were able to score more than a goal. One of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while two saw both teams to score.
Waasland-Beveren managed to win just one of the thirteen games they played in 2020, with the triumph dating to mid-January. Since then, they lost all of the following eleven meetings, and never scored more than a single goal, totaling just three for the period. Each of Waasland-Beveren’s last four matches saw them lose by at least two goal margins. Three of the team’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends.
Kortrijk vs Waasland-Beveren News
Missing players Kortrijk: Timothy Derijck is injured. Faiz Selemanie is questionable.
Missing players Waasland-Beveren: Andreas Wiegel, Lucas Pirard and Ciryack Olivier Dhauholou are injured. Eric Asomani is doubtful.
Kortrijk vs Waasland-Beveren Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 2.15 @ bet365