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Club - Eupen: Club Facts

Club Facts

After a win in the cup game against Union on Wednesday, Club takes on KAS Eupen tonight. How can you prepare for that game? By reading these Club Facts! 

The match

This is the 17th time these two teams meet in the Jupiler Pro League. From the previous eight home games, Bruges managed to win 6 and draw 2. On average, Club scored 3.4 goals in these home games against Eupen. 

Earlier this season, Club won with a big 0-5 score at the Kehrwegstadion. Both Andreas Skov Olsen and Philip Zinckernagel scored a brace in that game. Also Tajon Buchanan managed to find the back of the net. 

Club has to do it without its top scorer (Igor Thiago, 16 goals), king of assists (Philip Zinckernagel, 6 assists) and captain (Hans Vanaken) tonight. Thanks to the 2-1 win against Union in the Croky Cup, Club is now unbeaten at home for 20 games straight in all competitions.

Andreas Skov Olsen has already been involved in 61 goals at FCB (34 goals + 27 assists). Besides the Dane, also Ferran Jutglà had a goal and an assist in that cup game against Union. He has played a role in 27 goals for Black & Blue.

The opponent

On Saturday, KAS Eupen will visit Jan Breydel. Eupen has lost 15 of its 24 league games this season. The German Florian Kohfeldt is at the wheel in Eupen since last summer. He started 2024 with a solid 6 out of 6 after victories over RWDM (0-1) and Antwerp (1-0). However, in the following games he couldn't continue this streak: Eupen lost twice with the smallest of margins, against Charleroi and Mechelen. 

Eupen's top scores is Isaac Nuhu. The Ghanaian has marked four goals this season. Club Brugge youth product Gary Magnée is the Pandas' king of assists, with four pieces.

Midfielder Jérôme Déom is missing due to suspension. He received a red card against Mechelen and is suspended for the following two games.

Eupen has brought in three new players this winter: Shayne Pattynama (Ioan) [Viking FC (Nor)], Pape Youssou Niang (Sen) [no club] en Renaud Emond [Standard].


  • Denis Odoi can play his 80th official game for Club.
  • Bjorn Meijer can make his 70th appearance in Black & Blue. It would also be his 50th league game then.
  • For Michal Skoras, this could be his 25th game at Club Brugge.

The referee

Jan Boterberg was assigned as referee for this match. He wilm be assisted by linesmen Dirk Gilon and Nicolas Maszowez. Anthony Letellier is the fourth official. Nicolas Laforge is the VAR, together with Vito Di Vincenzo and Carlos-Manuel Serra Guerreiro Alho.

The 37-year-old West-Flemish referee will lead an official game from Bruges for the 8th time. The five previous home games when he was in charge ended in 4 wins and 1 draw.