Preview: KV Mechelen - Anderlecht

SUNDAY, 9 AUGUST 2020, 13:03 - Macuz
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GAMES Tonight the time has come: after five months we are going to play 'real' football again. Anderlecht will go to KV Mechelen for the first league game of the new season. In an empty stadium, Anderlecht can start with the starting team they endend up with in September.

Apart from captain Vincent Kompany and third goalkeeper, Rik Vercauteren, they are all in good shape at Anderlecht. Newcomers, Bogdan Mykhaylichenko, Percy Tau and Mustapha Bundu are not yet in action. They can first be integrated into the training. Up front, Antoine Colassin and Landry Dimata are still seeking theri form after long injuries.

At KV Mechelen, the Yannick Thoelen, name stands out at the core of the competition. The goalkeeper tore his cruciate ligaments in early February and was not yet expected to be fit. Niklo Dailly, last season with the Anderlecht U21, is not on the squad.

Start: 18:15 h
Stadium: AFAS stadium
Referee: Alexandre Boucaut

:::KV MECHELEN:::

Possible line up: Thoelen, Kabore, Peyre, Bushiri, Bijker, Van Damme, Vranckx, Schoofs, Hairemans, Storm, Togui
Substitutes: Coucke, Bouzian, Bateau, Voet, Van Cleemput, Vanlerberghe, Kaya, De Camargo, Van Den Eyden

Injured: Bosiers
Suspended:Nobody
Danger suspension yellow: Nobody

::: ANDERLECHT :::

Possible line up: Van Crombrugge, Murillo, Luck Assen, Cobbaut, Sardella, Zulj, Sambi Lokonga, Vlap, Doku, Colassin Amuzu
Subsitutes: Wellenreuther, Kana, Delcroix, Kayembe, Trebel, Ait El Hadj, Gerkens, Verschaeren, Takidine, Dimata

Injured: Kompany, Vercauteren
Suspended: Nobody
Danger suspension yellow: Nobody

Previous years:
2019-2020: 2-0
2017-2018: 3-4
2016-2017: 3-2
2015-2016: 2-2
2014-2015: 1-1
>>Results history

Forecast based on the last 5 years:
Profit: 20%
Loss: 40%
Equal: 40%

Forecast based on all results:
Profit: 46,15%
Loss: 30,77%
Equal: 23,08%

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