Belgium Jupiler League Ushers in the Return of European FootballPublished August 1, 2021 by Florin P
The best Belgian teams return into the spotlight for Sunday matches hoping for a strong starts in the new Jupiler League season.
The Belgian first division is the one to bring back European football after a long hiatus caused by the Olympics. There are more than a few exciting games scheduled on Sunday, with the reigning champion and former winners planned to play. Fans are welcomed back in the stands, so the excitement of football will be once again felt in Belgium.
Club Brugges try to Stop St Gilloise in their Tracks
Club Brugges won the championship last year without breaking a sweat and hope for a repeat result in 2022. For the time being, they need to improve your performance after splitting points in the opening match. They should be able to walk away with all three points on the road against newly promoted St Gilloise. bet365 Sports offers odds of 7/10 on the visitors, which is great value given the difference in quality between the two teams. The hosts are priced at 33/10 after crushing Anderlecht.
Waregem and St Liege Brace for another Likely Draw
Waregem and St Liege were unable to defend their narrow advantages in the opening round of the Belgium Jupiler League. They had to settle for one point, which extended the streak of draws to four for St Liege. They travel to Waregem knowing that past performance strongly favors the home side and won big one upset with another inconclusive matched. Home pitch advantage is important, but the two teams get identical odds while the draw, which is a very likely result, is priced at 5/2 by bet365 Sports.
Gent Chase First Win of the Season against Beerschot
Gent was counting on a win over St Truiden in the first match of the season and took an early lead. They were unable to defend it properly and in the end it was the host that came on top to win by the narrowest of margins. They make another attempt on Sunday at 5:30 PM UK time when they welcome Beerschot in a match they start as favorites. 888 Sport expects the hosts to prevail and offers odds of 7/20, while the visitors are priced at 7/1.
Reeling Antwerp Seek Redemption at Home against Kortijk
Antwerp used to be among the contenders for the trophy, but recent performance has been nothing short of catastrophic. The team is mired in a long winless streak of six games and won just one in the last 12 matches. This can’t continue for much longer if they are to stand a chance in the race for the trophy in 2022. Antwerp should be able to turn the ship around against Kortijk, as suggested by the odds of 7/10 offered by888 Sport. The visitors try to capitalize on their struggles and convert odds of 33/10.
The odds mentioned here were accurate at the featured bookmakers at the hour the article was written, respectively on Thursday, July 29 at 7 A.M. UK time.