Waregem vs Vitesse

Zulte Waregem didn't enter the Europa League group stage in a positive manner and is now far from knockout phase, but in order to improve their chances at least a bit, the side will need to get a three pointer in this match against Dutch side Vitesse that also recorded two defeats.

Waregem was firstly defeated at home against Nice with a bit humiliating 1:5 result, but showed better performance in the defense in second round when they were still defeated against Lazio with a 2:0 result. As for the Jupiler League, they come from a 3:0 defeat on the road to Anderlecht last Saturday evening, slipping now down the table to seventh position with two consecutive defeats and now seeking a victory in order to change psychology as well.

Goalkeeper Sammy Bossut remains out injured without performing in the season anyway, while doubtful remains midfielder Julien De Sart (7/0) who skipped last three official matches.

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Vitesse, on the other side, probably left much better impression so far than Zulte Waregem, but has also recorded two defeats so far. They got defeated against Lazio at home firstly with a 2:3 result despite leading twice and till 66th minute of the match, but then got outplayed away to Nice as well in second round with a 3:0 result.

As for the Eredivisie competition, they come from a point taken away from home against Heracles in a match where they looked like slight favorites before the game on the paper. The team is now at fourth position with 4-3-1 record and five points less than leaders from PSV, but also just a point away from second placed Ajax.

Guests have no fresh injury worries for this one, probably missing only defender Arnold Kruiswijk (3/0) with a back problem.

Neither of the side is in a perfect momentum now and they will both seek improvement in performances and surely have no time but to seek for a victory as well. Waregem is slight favorite, but are nowhere to be trusted in a game that should be wide open as any result but victory probably kicks both sides out of the race for the knockout stage.

Bet: Over 2.5 goals @ 1.76 with Pinnacle
Result: 1-1 (lost)
 * Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.
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2 Comments

  1. Veldman says:

    Vitesse striker Tim Matavz won’t play tonight

  2. Veldman says:

    + Navarone Foor won’t go to Belgium with the team and van der Werff is injured.

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