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Club Brugge vs Charleroi Prediction

Club Brugge

August 08

15:30

Charleroi

Club Brugge

Charleroi

The 2020-21 Jupiler League campaign begins this weekend, with defending champions Club Brugge hosting last year's third-placed Charleroi on Saturday afternoon.

It'll be interesting to see how both teams fare on their return to competitive action, having played a host of friendlies in recent weeks. Can Philippe Clement's side get off to winning ways, or will their visitors deliver an early signal of title intent? Read my match preview, for the correct score predictions and best betting tips ahead of this fixture.

Club Brugge vs Charleroi Betting Tips

Whisper it quietly, but Club Brugge didn't exactly get off to the best of starts this month.

Despite having more possession (69%) and chances (nine), they emerged second best against Royal Antwerp in their Beker van Belgie Final on August 1. It's only their second competitive defeat of 2020, where they've already played 13 games prior – the other loss was against Manchester United.

After a near perfect friendly record (W5, D1, L1) in July, Clement will be expecting a response from his players. They are defending league champions, after all. In addition, their H2H record against Charleroi will also provide some much-needed confidence following the frustrating loss.

In 16 meetings, they've lost just three times (W9, D4) and since their 3-1 win in May 17? They've scored 21 goals against Saturday's hosts in nine subsequent matches. This shouldn't be another goalless affair – only one between them since August 2015.

So, what chance do Charleroi have here? They've won two of the last four meetings but only one of the four players directly involved in those goals remains – Massimo Bruno. Sidelined through injury since February, he won't play here. So, the likes of Mamadou Fall and Shamar Nicholson will be expected to pick up the creative slack.

Club Brugge vs Charleroi Correct Score Predictions

Brugge are understandably favourites here and will relish the opportunity to start the new campaign with a morale-boosting win. Charleroi are no pushovers and capable of causing an upset. However, I'm backing Brugge to win while proving order is restored in Belgium's top-flight ahead of an arduous season.

Last matches

Club Brugge

20-09-2020

0 - 6 Zulte-Waregem

L
12-09-2020

4 - 1 Waasland-Beveren

W
30-08-2020

1 - 2 Genk

L
23-08-2020

0 - 1

L
16-08-2020

0 - 4 AS Eupen

L
08-08-2020

0 - 1 Sporting Charleroi

L
04-08-2020

3 - 0 UT Pétange

W
01-08-2020

0 - 1 Antwerp

L
25-07-2020

2 - 0 Lille

W
22-07-2020

1 - 0

W

Charleroi

W

- Zulte-Waregem

13-09-2020
W

- Antwerp

30-08-2020
W

- OH Leuven

22-08-2020
W

- KV Oostende

15-08-2020
W

- Club Brugge

08-08-2020
D

- Ajaccio

01-08-2020
W

-

31-07-2020
L

- Metz

24-07-2020
L

- Metz

24-07-2020
D

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21-07-2020
Club Brugge vs Charleroi Head-to-Head (H2H)
08-08-2020

Club Brugge

0
1

Sporting Charleroi

23-02-2020

Club Brugge

1
0

Sporting Charleroi

29-01-2020

Sporting Charleroi

0
0

Club Brugge

20-01-2019

Club Brugge

0
1

Sporting Charleroi

10-11-2018

Sporting Charleroi

2
1

Club Brugge

10-05-2018

Sporting Charleroi

1
3

Club Brugge

19-04-2018

Club Brugge

6
0

Sporting Charleroi

04-02-2018

Club Brugge

3
3

Sporting Charleroi

16-01-2018

Club Brugge

3
0

Sporting Charleroi

16-01-2018

Club Brugge

5
1

Sporting Charleroi

Club Brugge
vs
Charleroi
Predicted Lineup
Club Brugge vs Charleroi Predicted Lineup

Mignolet

Mata

Mechele

Deli

Sobol

Vanaken

Vormer

Balanta

De Ketelaere

Diatta

Okereke

Penneteau

Busi

Willems

Dessoleil

Ditu

Gillet

Ilaimaharitra

Gholizadeh

Fall

Nicholson

Morioka 

Latest results
Total
Home
Away

6-0 vs Zulte-Waregem (A)

W

4-1 vs Waasland-Beveren (H)

W

2-1 vs Genk (A)

W

0-1 vs (H)

L

4-0 vs AS Eupen (A)

W

0-1 vs Sporting Charleroi (H)

L

3-0 vs UT Pétange (H)

W

0-1 vs Antwerp (H)

L

2-0 vs Lille (H)

W

1-0 vs (H)

W
W

2-0 vs Zulte-Waregem (A)

W

2-0 vs Antwerp (H)

W

3-1 vs OH Leuven (A)

W

1-0 vs KV Oostende (H)

W

1-0 vs Club Brugge (A)

D

2-2 vs Ajaccio (H)

W

4-0 vs (A)

L

0-2 vs Metz (A)

L

0-3 vs Metz (A)

D

1-1 vs (A)

22

Goals Scored

16

5

Over 2.5 Goals

4

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

4-1 vs Waasland-Beveren (H)

W

0-1 vs (H)

L

0-1 vs Sporting Charleroi (H)

L

3-0 vs UT Pétange (H)

W

0-1 vs Antwerp (H)

L

2-0 vs Lille (H)

W

1-0 vs (H)

W
W

2-0 vs Antwerp (H)

W

1-0 vs KV Oostende (H)

D

2-2 vs Ajaccio (H)

10

Goals Scored

5

2

Over 2.5 Goals

1

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

6-0 vs Zulte-Waregem (A)

W

2-1 vs Genk (A)

W

4-0 vs AS Eupen (A)

W
W

2-0 vs Zulte-Waregem (A)

W

3-1 vs OH Leuven (A)

W

1-0 vs Club Brugge (A)

W

4-0 vs (A)

L

0-2 vs Metz (A)

L

0-3 vs Metz (A)

D

1-1 vs (A)

12

Goals Scored

11

3

Over 2.5 Goals

3

6/9 (67%)

Both Teams Scored

1/3 (33%)

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