Club Brugge welcomes Galatasaray at the Jan Breydelstadion
Club Brugge welcomes Galatasaray at the Jan Breydelstadion in a match from Group A of the Champions League. Allow us to check out this game for you in our Champions League predictions.
In order to reach the competition’s group stage, Club Brugge had to participate in qualifiers. In the third round the Belgians eliminated Ukraine’s Dynamo Kyiv, while during the playoffs they did the same with the Austrian side LASK.
Philippe Clement’s team enjoyed two wins over LASK. After a 1-0 win in the first game in Linz, Club Brugge beat the Austrians for a second time at home. The game at the Jan Breydelstadion ended with a 2-1 win for the hosts. Hans Vanaken and Emmanuel Dennis scored for the hosts and sent Brugge to the Champions League group stage.
In the Belgian First Division A Club Brugge are currently second in the standings, being just one point behind the leader Standard Liege. In their last match they enjoyed a 2-0 win during the visit to Cercle Brugge.
Galatasaray didn’t need to play in the playoffs in order to reach the group stage as they won the title in the Turkish Super Lig. This allowed them to qualify directly for the groups.
Few days it was an exciting game for the Turkish champion against Kasimpasa at home, because the team’s newest star Radamel Falcao scored his first goal for the club. El Tigre scored the winning goal in the match in the 38th minute, allowing his side to win with 1-0.
Galatasaray are currently fourth in the Super Lig after four rounds played. Fatih Terim’s team has seven points won so far, being on just two points behind the leader Alanyaspor.
That’s our Champions League predictions for the game between Club Brugge and Galatasaray from Group A of the competition. What do you expect from this match?