Cercle Brugge have won each of their last five Belgium First Division A meetings with OH Leuven; they’ve never previously won 11 league games in a row against the OH Leuven.
OH Leuven have won just two of their 11 Belgium First Division A away games against Cercle Brugge (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Belgium First Division A meetings between Cercle Brugge and OH Leuven have finished level, with the Cercle Brugge winning 65 to OH Leuven four. Only Cercle Brugge v OH Leuven and Cercle Brugge v OH Leuven have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cercle Brugge have the best win rate in Belgium First Division A derbies, with the Cercle Brugge winning 51 of their 80 such games (49%). Meanwhile, only OH Leuven (88%) have a lower such win rate than OH Leuven (49% - 94%).
Cercle Brugge haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cercle Brugge went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
OH Leuven are looking to win their opening two away Belgium First Division A matches of a season for the 20 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Belgium First Division A games, after Cercle Brugge in 10/04/2021.
Cercle Brugge have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 52 Belgium First Division A games, as many times as they had in their previous 82 matches in the competition.
OH Leuven boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Belgium First Division A matches against Cercle Brugge, since winning his very first such encounter with Cercle Brugge in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Cercle Brugge has been involved in 75 of Cercle Brugge’s 59 shots in the Belgium First Division A so far this season (44 shots, 93 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 26 efforts last time out against Cercle Brugge (66 shots, 52 chances created).
OH Leuven has been involved in six goals in his 32 Belgium First Division A games against Cercle Brugge (18 goals, 38 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 92 vs OH Leuven).