Liverpool vs Union Saint Gilloise Predictions

Liverpool vs Union Saint Gilloise Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Previews in the Europa League. Can Liverpool get another win in this competition and bounce back following the disappointment against Tottenham or can the visitors take advantantage of that? Read on for our free predictions and tips.

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Liverpool vs Union Saint Gilloise Predictions

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Liverpool’s European Redemption: A Duel with Union SG at Anfield

Key Stats
– Liverpool have won each of their last seven group-stage games in UEFA competition.
– Union SG’s Mohamed Amoura has netted four times in his last three appearances.
– Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah averages a commanding 7.61 BettingTips4You Expert Rating.

As the football world buzzes with controversy following Liverpool’s Premier League defeat, they now shift their focus to the Europa League. Liverpool are set to play against Union SG at Anfield in a group-stage fixture, aiming to continue their impressive European form.

A Controversial Weekend:

Liverpool’s splendid 17-game unbeaten streak in the Premier League ended on a sour note at Tottenham Hotspur. The Merseysiders suffered their first loss in all competitions since the beginning of April, with the encounter marred by contentious decisions. Not only was Luis Diaz’s goal unjustly ruled out due to a VAR error, but Curtis Jones’s dismissal and Diogo Jota’s double booking added fuel to the fire.

To add insult to injury, Joel Matip inadvertently found his own net during injury time. Manager Jurgen Klopp did not mince words post-match, airing his grievances about the officiating. Liverpool, now fourth in the Premier League, have expressed their concerns over the “undermined sporting integrity.”

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Liverpool’s Europa Expertise:

Despite their domestic hiccup, Liverpool’s Europa League credentials remain strong. Topping Group E, they bested LASK Linz 3-1 in their previous game. The Reds boast a commendable home record in the competition, having triumphed in 15 of their last 21 Europa League home fixtures. Their lone defeat against Belgian teams remains a distant memory – a 3-1 loss to Anderlecht in the 1978 European Super Cup.

Union SG’s European Endeavours:

On the other hand, Union SG is participating in the group stage for the second year in a row. The Belgian team, having drawn 1-1 with Toulouse in their group opener, would be hoping to upset the odds at Anfield. Under manager Alexander Blessin, the team has been impressive domestically, winning three consecutive Belgian Pro League fixtures. Union SG’s aspirations may be high, but they understand the challenge of topping a group featuring Liverpool. Their focus might be on securing the runner-up spot.

Past Performances and Predictions:

1. Match Outcome: Liverpool to Win

While Union SG have showcased resilient performances, particularly in the Belgian Pro League, the sheer strength and determination of Liverpool, especially at Anfield, cannot be understated. Historically, Liverpool have showcased a dominant home record in the Europa League, winning 15 of their last 21 Europa League home matches. Furthermore, their impressive run in UEFA competitions, winning each of their last seven group-stage games, further solidifies their foothold. Union SG may have remained unbeaten in their previous Europa League away games, but taking on the might of the Reds at Anfield is an entirely different challenge. Considering all these factors, Liverpool are favourites to secure a win.

2. Correct Score Prediction: 3-1 to Liverpool

Analysing Liverpool’s current form and attacking prowess, particularly the likes of Mohamed Salah, Darwin Núñez, and Diogo Jota, the Reds have managed to register an average of 2.3 goals per match. Meanwhile, Union SG, though defensively sound in the Belgian Pro League, have a tendency to concede, averaging 1.3 goals against per match. Combining Liverpool’s home advantage and Union SG’s defensive record, a 3-1 scoreline in favour of Liverpool seems a plausible outcome.

3. Goalscorer Prediction: Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah stands out as a formidable force in front of the goal for Liverpool. With an impressive average rating of 7.61 and having netted 3 goals so far in the Premier League 23/24 season, Salah’s form suggests he’s more than likely to find the back of the net against Union SG. Given Union SG’s defensive statistics, where they’ve conceded an average of 1.3 goals per game, the Egyptian forward could capitalise on any lapses in their defence, making him a prime candidate to score.

4. Corner Prediction: Liverpool to have More Corners; Total Corners Over 12.5

Liverpool’s aggressive style of play, which often witnesses wide players like Salah and Jota stretching the opposition’s defence, has seen them earn an average of 6.6 corners per game. On the other hand, Union SG, with their counter-attacking gameplay, has accumulated an average of 6.1 corners per game. Combining both team’s statistics, the match could easily witness over 12 corners in total. Given Liverpool’s relentless attacking nature, especially at Anfield, they are predicted to edge out Union SG in terms of total corners won during the match.

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