KV Oostende and OH Leuven meet at Diaz Arena, in a match for the 6th round of First Division A. There is only record of 1 recent direct confrontation between these two teams, on 07-15-2017, which ended with the victory of OH Leuven by (1‑3). In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
KV Oostende :
After 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 12th position, with 5 points won. In their last match, they beat Mechelen away by (0‑1), after having drawn (2‑2) at home in the previous match, against Anderlecht. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses as a visitor, with 22 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 6 victories, 3 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 24 suffered. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, KV Oostende won 3, drew 2 and lost 5. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 13 of their last 19 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals.
Oostende have not had a good start to the competition so far and have scored few points than they have played. He has ranged a lot and his defense has proven to be insufficient. However, he is coming off a victory and added to that he will have the local factor in his favor, which can make a big difference. Therefore, he must prevail offensively, with the aim of adding 3 more points. Coach Kåre Ingebrigtsen will enter the field with a very competitive starting eleven.
OH Leuven :
The visiting team is currently in 7th position, with 8 points won, after 2 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat. In the penultimate match, they won away against Waasland ‑ Beveren by (1‑3). In the last match, they won at home against Standard Liège by (1‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 victories, 3 draws and 8 defeats as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 30 suffered; against 7 victories, 2 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium, with 27 goals scored and 25 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, OH Leuven won 2, drew 2 and lost 6. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 4 of the last 5 matches, but their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 5 matches for this competition.
Leuven are not yet doing a competition as they would like, but they are working hard to achieve it. He’s not having a great time and the record for the last 12 games is not good. However, he seems to be growing and already has two consecutive wins. It is at this rate that he must try to dominate the game, despite acting away from home, with the aim of achieving another positive result. Coach Vincent Euvrard will enter the field with the best players available on his team.