Cercle Brugge vs Union Saint-Gilloise Match Analysis & Prediction
18/01/2023 8:30 pm
Cercle Brugge will be bidding to end the three-game winless run in the Belgian First Division A this week when they host high flyin Union Saint-Gilloise at Jan Breydelstadion in the 21st round of the competition. Match day schedules for January 18 at 20:30 EAT.
Cercle Brugge prepares for this fixture coming off 2-1 First Division A loss defeat to Charleroi in their most recent fixture. In that game, Cercle Brugge managed 42% possession, 12 shots with three of them on target and a goal scored by Charles Vanhoutte (27′). Charleroi got 10 shots with six of them on target and goals by Isaac Mbenza (44′) and Amirhossein Hosseinzadeh (51′).
Coming into this game, Cercle Brugge is 10th in the table with 26 points and has picked up eight points from the last five games, both home and away.
Union Saint-Gilloise will want another win following 2-0 First Division A success to beat Antwerp in their previous encounter. In that game, Union Saint-Gilloise had 37% possession, 17 shots with six of them on target and goals by Dante Vanzeir (34′) and Teddy Teuma (76′). Royal Antwerp got seven shots with five of them on target.
Coming into this game, Union Saint-Gilloise is decond in the standings with 45 points and has picked up 13 points from the last five games, both home and away.
Cercle Brugge vs. Union Saint-Gilloise Head to head
These two sides have had 15 head to head encounters since 2015; Saint-Gilloise claims eight victories, Cercle Brugge four victories while three matches ended in draws.
09/10/2022Union Gilloise2Cercle Brugge1First Division A
18/12/2021Union Gilloise3Cercle Brugge2First Division A
02/10/2021Cercle Brugge0Union Gilloise3First Division A
04/05/2019Cercle Brugge2Union Gilloise3First Division A, Playoffs
30/03/2019Union Gilloise3Cercle Brugge1First Division A, Playoffs
Cercle Brugge Team News
Edgaras Utkus, Christiaan Ravych, David Sousa and Hannes Van Der Bruggen will be unavailable for manager Miron Muslic’s selection n for this match through injuries, while Charles Vanhoutte is sidelined through suspension.
Cercle Brugge's Last 5 Matches
15/01/2023Charleroi2Cercle Brugge1First Division A
07/01/2023Cercle Brugge0Westerlo1First Division A
23/12/2022Mechelen1Cercle Brugge1First Division A
20/12/2022Gent2Cercle Brugge0Beker van Belgie
12/11/2022St. Truidense0Cercle Brugge1First Division A
Union Saint-Gilloise Team News
Manager Karel Geraerts on the other hand is grateful to have a fully fit squad ahead of this match.
Union Saint-Gilloise 's Last 5 Matches
15/01/2023Union Gilloise2Royal Antwerp0First Division A
12/01/2023Union Gilloise4Gent0First Division A
08/01/2023Anderlecht1Union Gilloise3First Division A
26/12/2022Union Gilloise3Oostende0First Division A
20/12/2022Union Gilloise2Oostende1Beker van Belgie
Cercle Brugge vs. Union Saint-Gilloise : Odds and Predictions
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