Ace Football team offers the Europa League round 2 match preview for Liverpool and Union St.Gilloise who meet up on Thursday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest fixture stats and facts and a free betting tip for our readers.
When Union St.Gilloise come to Anfield for the Europa League match this coming Thursday, Liverpool will be hoping to use their home advantage to full effect.
Looking at the current Group E standings in the Europa League, the two teams are separated by two points. Liverpool lead the way with three points from one match, while Union St.Gilloise trail behind in third with a single point.
Form: Liverpool vs Union St.Gilloise
In their last three matches, Liverpool beat West Ham by 3-1 and Leicester by 3-1, before losing against Tottenham by 2-1. In their last six Europa League home matches, Liverpool racked up five strong wins, but no draws as they lost once. They scored 13 and conceded seven goals.
Union St.Gilloise Form
Union St.Gilloise are in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last three matches on the bounce. Cercle Bruges got left behind in a 0-2 win, before RWD Molenbeek got hammered in a 2-3 victory. Sporting Charleroi was the most recent victim in a 3-1 win for Union St.Gilloise. Union St.Gilloise performed a very admirable four wins in six Europa League away matches, as well as two draws but no defeats. They scored ten times, while also conceding five goals.
Betting facts for Liverpool and Union St.Gilloise
Here are some fun facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Liverpool and Union St.Gilloise. The facts are based on the stats from games played out across all tournaments.
- Liverpool have scored in the last 21 matches in a row
- Liverpool have scored in 29 of the last 30 home matches
- Liverpool have not lost 21 of the last 22 matches
- Liverpool have not lost the last 11 home matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 matches Liverpool played, both teams scored
- Union St.Gilloise have scored in 29 of the last 31 away matches
- Union St.Gilloise have not lost 13 of the last 14 away matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Union St.Gilloise away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 8 Union St.Gilloise away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Union St.Gilloise have won 3 of the last 4 away matches without conceding a goal
Players in form: Liverpool vs Union St.Gilloise
The new Europa League season is still in its infancy, but Liverpool and Union St.Gilloise have a few potential players who could lead their offensive lines. Here are some of their probable goalscorers for their upcoming match.
Popular markets: Liverpool vs Union St.Gilloise
Liverpool claimed nine wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing one and losing zero. Union St.Gilloise won five of their last 10 away games, as they also drew four and lost one of these matches. Liverpool have really struck gold when it comes to home form, having not lost any of their previous 13 matches at Anfield.
Both teams to score
Liverpool scored first in seven of their last ten home games. Union St.Gilloise got the opening goal in four out of their last ten away games. Both teams have scored in the last five Liverpool games. Union St.Gilloise should feel cheery over the chances of getting at least one goal in on Thursday, as Liverpool only managed one clean sheet in the previous 10 matches. Union St.Gilloise claimed three clean sheets in their last 10 games.
Over 2.5 goals happened in nine of Liverpool’s last ten home matches across the tournaments. They scored an average of 2.5 goals in the process. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Union St.Gilloise’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.9 goals in these matches. Liverpool managed to score at least once in their previous 24 matches.
Betting prediction: Liverpool vs Union St.Gilloise
In conclusion, the upcoming game between Liverpool and Union St.Gilloise seems like a decent betting opportunity. Considering the abovementioned stats and facts, we have come up with a betting suggestion for this Europa League match.