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Antwerp - Club: Club Facts

Club Facts

After Tuesday's draw against KV Kortrijk, Club will take on Antwerp on Sunday afternoon. Prepare yourself for this top game with the Club Facts!

The match

The match between the two oldest clubs in the Jupiler Pro League will take place for the 172nd time in the highest division. In the 85 previous trips to the Bosuil, Club managed to win 28 times. 25 games ended in a draw, 32 in a defeat. 

Earlier this season, Club was able to beat Antwerp with 2-1. A goal from Ferran Jutglà was cancelled out by George Ilenikhena, but in the 90th minute Hans Vanaken secured the victory.

If Club does not lose in Antwerp, it will be undefeated in all competitions for three months. In the last six away games, Club won 5 times and drew once. It has been 2 years since Club remained unbeaten away from home for such a long period.

Igor Thiago added another goal to his tally against KV Kortrijk. He is now joint top scorer in the Jupiler Pro League with 16 goals. Philip Zinckernagel has given the most assists for Bruges in the competition so far. He has assisted a teammate for a goal 6 times already.

The opponent

Antwerp is one of the three clubs that are still unbeaten at home in the Jupiler Pro League this season (along with RSC Anderlecht and Club Brugge). After 23 match days, Antwerp is in 5th place with 38 points. Antwerp has the highest number of clean sheets this season (9).

Vincent Janssen is Antwerp's top scorer with 9 goals. Michel-Ange Balikwisha is the king of assists at Antwerp (6), but he is missing due to an injury, just like Soumaïla Coulibaly, Ritchie De Laet and Anthony Valencia. Mandela Keita is suspended.


  • Simon Mignolet may be between the posts for the 230th time at Club Bruges. He would be in goal for the 125th match in a row.
  • Éder Balanta can play his 130th match for Club.
  • If Casper Nielsen plays, it will be his 75th match for Club.

The referee

The game will be led by Jasper Vergoote. He is assisted by linesmen Michael Geerolf and Martijn Tiesters. The fourth official is Brent Staessens. Lothar D'Hondt takes place behind the VAR screens, alongside Romain Devillers and Roel Bensch.

Jasper Vergoote has already refereed four Club matches this season: away at KAA Gent and Union, and at home against Standard and Union. It will be his first time as a referee in a game between Antwerp and Club.