Our prediction for this Belgium Pro League match:
All eyes will be on Stade Maurice Dufrasne when Standard Liege and Leuven face each other in the Jupiler League round 24. Standard have been playing some high-scoring games of late, and there have been over 3.5 goals in each of their previous four league fixtures. Even though Fai, Oulare, and Vanheusden are sidelined with injuries, we are positive that the Red Devils are going to find the net in Saturday’s clash.
Leuven, on the other hand, suffered a dip in form, with the team losing to both Beerschot VA and Gent at home, while sharing the spoils with Charleroi on the road. Marc Brys’ troops have been struggling in front of goal of late, and seeing that Standard defeated both Waasland-Beveren and Charleroi in the previous two home fixtures, we are tempted to put our money on the Red Devils. The likes of Duplus, Aguemon, Kehli, Kotysch, Osabutey, and Schuermans are all sidelined with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Mehdi Carcela-González):
Despite being born in Liege, Belgium on July 1, 1989, Mehdi Carcela represents Morocco on the international stage. Carcela initially chose to play for his country of birth Belgium, taking part in two friendlies with the Red Devils, but in February 2011 he made his debut with Morocco.
He represented Morocco at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia, but the African side failed to make it to the knockout stages of the showpiece tournament. Speaking of his club career, Mehdi Carcela played for the likes of Standard Liege, Anzhi, Benfica, Granada and Olympiakos (on loan). He currently plays for Standard Liege on loan from Granada.
Mehdi Carcela’s main position is right winger, but he is capable of playing as both attacking midfielder and left winger as well. In the 2008/2009 season the Morocco international won the Belgian Pro League with Standard and seven seasons later he repeated the success with Benfica as the Eagles won Primeira Liga. His preferred foot is left.