AA Gent went on the offensive from the outset.
However, the home side was unable to maintain this break-neck pace for long.
The youngsters Lestienne (Mouscron, bottom photo) and El Ghanassy (AA Gent) were both impressive in the first half.
It was Lestienne that opened the scoring for Mouscron two minutes from half time.
AA Gent started the second half determined to at least draw level and Azofeifa made it 1-1 just three minutes in.
AA Gent continued to pile on the pressure and created a series of chances in front of goal.
Nevertheless, the score remained 1-1.
AA Gent is now fifth, while Excelsior Mouscron remains next to bottom in the First Division table.