Cercle Brugge vs Mechelen – Preview, Tips and Odds

Belgium: Jupiler Pro League
Cercle Brugge KSV
Full Time
3:1
KV Mechelen
Highlights and Stats


Jan Breydelstadion will be the venue of the game between Cercle Brugge and Mechelen that will unfold on Saturday, as part of the 16th round of the First Division A. The home side in the pending showdown sits on the 17th spot in the standings after collecting 10 points so far. Their opponents from Mechelen are occupying 4th place on 26 points.

Cercle Brugge vs Mechelen Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2021/02/06Last 20 Games
Cercle Brugge KSV
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
KV Mechelen
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Dhome

Worth Mentioning

The outcome of the most recent encounter between the sides was an away win for Mechelen, with the final score being 1:0. The match went down on 6th of February 2021. Prior to that meeting, Cercle Brugge were enjoying a streak of two back-to-back wins in the H2H clashes. In the course of the last 10 encounters, performing at home did not play any major role in determining the outcomes, considering the 4 home wins and 5 away wins. Only 1 of the most recent 10 games between Cercle Brugge and Mechelen resulted in a draw. As many as four of the previous five matches saw both teams hitting the back of the nets and four finished with over 2.5 goals. In the meantime Cercle Brugge have not managed to keep a single clean sheet, while Mechelen did not concede in one of the clashes. These meetings turned out to be high scoring affairs with a total of 20 goals on show.

Cercle Brugge vs Mechelen Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

Cercle Brugge KSVKV Mechelen
  • Goals

    1.50
    1.40
  • Fouls

    8.75
    4.75
  • Corners

    6.00
    5.50
  • Offsides

    0.50
    0.50
  • Cards

    2.25
    1.75
  • Posession

    35%
    65%

Cercle Brugge Form

  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Laway

Cercle Brugge recorded a 1:2 loss at home when coming up against Sporting Charleroi in a First Division A encounter on November 20. The club is currently experiencing a streak of no wins for three consecutive matches, with a total of 2 defeats and 1 draw for the period. It appears location has little to no impact on how Cercle Brugge’s previous 10 encounters unfolded. These ended in 3 home victories and 5 wins for the visiting sides. Only 2 of the last 10 meetings for the team ended in a draw. Out of the last five Cercle Brugge matches, two produced over 2.5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends. Within this timeframe they were able to keep one clean sheet, and failed to score a goal in just one match. Based on statistics, their most recent 5 outings ended with an average of 2.20 goals.
  • Goals
    1.30
  • Fouls
    14.11
  • Corners
    5.11
  • Offsides
    3.33
  • Cards
    2.67
  • Posession
    47%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Pro League2021/11/20Cercle BruggeSporting Charleroi12 L
Pro League2021/11/07GenkCercle Brugge11 D
Pro League2021/10/31Cercle BruggeAntwerp01 L
Cup2021/10/28Cercle BruggeTienen30 W
Pro League2021/10/23Cercle BruggeStandard Liege11 D
Pro League2021/10/16KV OostendeCercle Brugge21 L
Pro League2021/10/02Cercle BruggeUnion Saint-Gilloise03 L
Pro League2021/09/26GentCercle Brugge21 L
Pro League2021/09/11Zulte-WaregemCercle Brugge24 W
Pro League2021/08/21Seraing UnitedCercle Brugge21 L

Mechelen Form

  • ?
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Daway

Mechelen’s last match was against Club Brugge on Friday and it finished in a 2:1 win at home. The team has lost just one of its previous nine games, recording seven victories in the process. Being the host turned out to be of little importance in Mechelen’s recent ten encounters, with the sides performing on homeground triumphing on 5 occasions and the visitors recording four wins.The result was a draw in just one of the outfit’s most recent 10 games. When we take a look at the last five clashes of the team, we see that all but one ended with more than 2.5 goals, and alsoo four having the two involved teams scoring. In the course of these meetings, Mechelen failed to keep a clean sheet and were limited to no goals in just one. The total of netted goals by the sides involved across the club’s last five outings amount to 17.
  • Goals
    2.00
  • Fouls
    10.89
  • Corners
    5.78
  • Offsides
    3.00
  • Cards
    2.00
  • Posession
    55%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Pro League2021/11/19MechelenClub Brugge21 W
Pro League2021/11/06MechelenSint-Truiden01 L
Pro League2021/10/29KV OostendeMechelen24 W
Cup2021/10/26MechelenUnion Saint-Gilloise21 W
Pro League2021/10/23MechelenZulte-Waregem22 D
Pro League2021/10/17Beerschot-WilrijkMechelen01 W
Pro League2021/10/01MechelenStandard Liege31 W
Pro League2021/09/26Sporting CharleroiMechelen02 W
Pro League2021/09/12AnderlechtMechelen72 L
Pro League2021/08/27KortrijkMechelen22 D

Formations and Lineups

Cercle Brugge KSV

Formation:4-4-2
  • G1Thomas Didillon
  • D8Robbe Decostere
  • D6Edgaras Utkus
  • D4Jesper Daland
  • D19Dimitar Velkovski
  • M10Dino Hotić
  • M22Leonardo Lopes
  • M28Hannes Van Der Bruggen
  • M11Rabbi Matondo
  • F23Olivier Deman
  • F34Thibo Somers
1 Thomas Didillon 8 Robbe Decostere 6 Edgaras Utkus 4 Jesper Daland 19 Dimitar Velkovski 10 Dino Hotić 22 Leonardo Lopes 28 Hannes Van Der Bruggen 11 Rabbi Matondo 23 Olivier Deman 34 Thibo Somers

KV Mechelen

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Gaëtan Coucke
  • D5Sandy Walsh
  • D4Sheldon Bateau
  • D18Alec Van Hoorenbeeck
  • D3Lucas Bijker
  • M33Vinicius De Souza Costa
  • M16Rob Schoofs
  • M7Geoffry Hairemans
  • M19Kerim Mrabti
  • M11Nikola Storm
  • F14Hugo Cuypers
1 Gaëtan Coucke 5 Sandy Walsh 4 Sheldon Bateau 18 Alec Van Hoorenbeeck 3 Lucas Bijker 33 Vinicius De Souza Costa 16 Rob Schoofs 7 Geoffry Hairemans 19 Kerim Mrabti 11 Nikola Storm 14 Hugo Cuypers

Match Details

Cercle Brugge KSVvsKV Mechelen
  • 89`
    (in) Vitinho(out) D. Hotic
  • 89`
    (in) W. Rubio(out) R. Matondo
  • 83`
    (in) A. Millan(out) T. Somers
  • 83`
    (in) C. Vanhoutte(out) L. Lopes
  • 82`
    V. Costa
  • 81`
    (in) I. de Camargo(out) K. Mrabti
  • 77`
    R. MatondoD. Hotic
    3 - 1
  • 75`
    (in) David(out) O. Deman
  • 70`
    (in) G. Engvall(out) H. Cuypers
  • 70`
    (in) M. Shved(out) R. Schoofs
  • 69`
    (in) I. Swers(out) L. Bijker
  • 64`
    L. Lopes
  • 63`
    D. Hotic (pen.)
    2 - 1
  • 60`
    L. Bijker
  • 43`
    1 - 1
    N. StormK. Mrabti
  • 34`
    E. UtkusD. Hotic
    1 - 0
  • 30`
    (in) S. Gouet(out) G. Hairemans

Players Ratings

Cercle Brugge KSVvsKV Mechelen
  • 10Dino Hotić
    9.2 / 10
  • 6Edgaras Utkus
    7.7 / 10
  • 28Hannes Van Der Bruggen
    7.5 / 10
  • 19Dimitar Velkovski
    7.2 / 10
  • 11Rabbi Matondo
    7 / 10
  • 22Leonardo Lopes
    6.9 / 10
  • 8Robbe Decostere
    6.7 / 10
  • 4Jesper Daland
    6.7 / 10
  • 34Thibo Somers
    6.7 / 10
  • 3David Sousa
    6.7 / 10
  • 23Olivier Deman
    6.6 / 10
  • 1Thomas Didillon
    6.3 / 10
  • 14Charles Vanhoutte
    6.3 / 10
  • 29Álex Millán
    6.3 / 10
  • 33Vinicius De Souza Costa
    8 / 10
  • 11Nikola Storm
    7.6 / 10
  • 1Gaëtan Coucke
    7.3 / 10
  • 18Alec Van Hoorenbeeck
    6.7 / 10
  • 19Kerim Mrabti
    6.7 / 10
  • 3Lucas Bijker
    6.6 / 10
  • 5Sandy Walsh
    6.5 / 10
  • 16Rob Schoofs
    6.5 / 10
  • 7Geoffry Hairemans
    6.5 / 10
  • 14Hugo Cuypers
    6.5 / 10
  • 35Maryan Shved
    6.5 / 10
  • 20Gustav Engvall
    6.5 / 10
  • 17Samuel Oum Gouet
    6.3 / 10
  • 10Igor De Camargo
    6.3 / 10
  • 4Sheldon Bateau
    6.2 / 10
  • 2Iebe Swers
    6.2 / 10