Genk will welcome Mechelen to Luminus Arena on Sunday for a match of the 6th round of Jupiler League. The two teams are neighbors in the standings with the hosts currently occupyin 14th place in the standings with five points, while their next opponents are down at 15th with four.
Genk vs Mechelen Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Genk||loss||11 W/ 2 D/ 7 L||9 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Mechelen||win||7 W/ 2 D/ 11 L||0 W/ 1 D/ 9 L|
Last game between the teams: 2019-08-03 Jupiler League: Mechelen – Genk 3:1; William Togui 18′, Gustav Engvall 77′, Igor de Camargo 80′; Mbwana Samata 45′
Last game at this venue: 2019-07-20 Super Cup Final: Genk – Mechelen 3:0; Sebastian Dewaest 14′, 60′, Dante Vanzeir 83′
Mechelen recorded a comfortable 3:1 victory over Genk when the two sides faced each other for the last time, back on 2019-08-03 at AFAS Stadion. None of the previous fifteen H2H clashes have ended in win for the visiting teams, with the hosts winning thirteen of those and only two ended in draws. There have been a different outcome in each of the last thirteen enconters with none of the teams able to record back-to-back victories. Three of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, and also three witnessed goals at both ends.
Genk vs Mechelen Stats
|As of 17/09||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Genk||loss||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Mechelen||loss||1 W/ 2 D/ 7 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last Game Genk: 2020-09-14 Jupiler League: Beerschot – Genk 5:2; Raphael Holzhauser 12′, 63′(penalty), Pierre Bourdin 49′, Yan Vorogovskiy 85′, Marius Noubissi 90′; Paul Onuachu 19′(penalty), Cyriel Dessers 76′(penalty); Carlos Cuesta from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 59′, Theo Bongonda from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 68′
Top Performers Genk: Cyriel Dessers 2 goals, Paul Onuachu 2 goals, Theo Bongonda 1 goal.
Next Game Genk: 2020-09-28 Jupiler League: Genk – Oostende
Last Game Mechelen: 2020-09-12 Jupiler League: Mechelen – Oostende 0:1; Jack Hendry 90′
Top Performers Mechelen: Nikola Storm 1 goal, William Togui 1 goal, Jordi Vanlerberghe 1 goal.
Next Game Mechelen: 2020-09-26 Jupiler League: Mechelen – St Truiden
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
In their last outing on Monday Gent suffered a heavy 5:2 defeat away at the hands of Beerschot. The team is on a run of two back-to-back defeats and without a win in three matches. Before those two losses Gent had lost just one of eleven encounters. Just one of their last six games was won by the visiting sides. Three of Gent’s last five meetings produced over 2,5 goals and also three saw both involved sides to score, while on two occasions they were able to keep a clean sheet.
Mechelen’s last match was at AFAS Stadion on 12/09 against Oostende and finished in 0:1 loss. The team is on a three game losing streak, with both of the last two ending with the same score. None of Mechelen’s last six encounters was decided by more than one goal margins. The team has won only one of its last thirteen meetings across all competitions. Two of their last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, while two witnessed goals scored at both ends.
Genk vs Mechelen News
Missing Players Genk: Carlos Cuesta and Theo Bongonda are suspended.
Missing Players Mechelen: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Genk vs Mechelen Predictions
Genk to win – 1.61 @ bet365