Club Brugge KV Betting Stats

Club Brugge Betting Stats
Club Brugge KV

General Information

Bruges

Jan Breydel Stadium

Championships:

Championships: 1920, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2005, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022

Belgian Cup: 1968, 1970, 1977, 1986, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2015

UEFA: N/A

Club Brugge Stats & History

Students in Bruges came together in 1890 to create Brugsche Football Club, and the official founding date is often given as 1891. In 1914, Club Brugge reached the Belgian Cup final for the first time, but lost to Union Saint-Gilloise. The first trophy in the Club Brugge stats is the 1920 Belgian First Division title.

Club Brugge were relegated from the First Division for the first time in 1928. They bounced around divisions a bit, following their relegation. Club Brugge spent a solid chunk of time in the 1940s and 1950s in the second tier. However, they returned to the top division in 1959, where they’ve remained ever since.

They ended their 48-year trophy drought in 1968 with a Belgian Cup win. Club Brugge had one of their most dominant periods in the 1970s. They added four league titles to the Brugge stats, and won the Belgian Cup in both 1970 and 1977.

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Under manager Ernst Happel, Club Brugge made their first-ever European Final. In the 1976 home-and-away UEFA Cup final, Club Brugge narrowly lost 4-3 to Liverpool on aggregate. Two years later, Brugge made the European Cup final, becoming the first Belgian club to do so. In Europe’s premier competition, Club Brugge faced off vs. Liverpool once again. Liverpool’s Kenny Dalglish denied Brugge European glory as he scored the game’s only goal.

Club Brugge have a long history in European competitions, having played over 100 matches in both the Champions League/European Cup and Europa League/UEFA Cup. They’ve won the second-most Belgian Pro League titles, and the most Belgian Cups in history.

They won the Belgian Pro League three times in a row from 2020 to 2022. Club Brugge will enter the 2022-23 Champions League at the group stage because of their Belgian League title. While they’re often favorites in the Belgian Pro League, the Champions League odds routinely price them as underdogs. Betting advice recommends tempering expectations in the UCL. In the Champions League era, Club Brugge have never made the knockout stage.

Club Brugge KV FAQs

What’s the Furthest Club Brugge Has Gotten in the Champions League?

Club Brugge have never made it past the group stage in the Champions League era, but did make the European Cup final in 1978. There, they lost to Liverpool but remain the only Belgian club to play in a European Cup/Champions League final.

What Was Club Brugge’s Record in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League?

In a difficult group with RB Leipzig, PSG and Manchester City, Club Brugge won one match, drew one and lost four. They finished last place in Group A.

How Many Teams Have Won the Belgian League More Times than Club Brugge?

Only Anderlecht have won the Belgian League more than Club Brugge. Anderlecht have 34 championships, while Club Brugge have 18.

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