Cercle Brugge soon raced ahead of Zulte Waregem, but despite a penalty lost 2 - 1 at the end of the day. Cercle are now bottom of the league. Zulte Waregem are pressing the leaders and are in a strong second place.
Faults abounded in Lierse v Lokeren. Lierse managed a late equaliser allowing the two teams to share the points. Lierse are 14th and overtake Beerschot that lost away at AA Gent earlier in the evening.
Kortrijk beat KV Mechelen 2 - 1 and are seventh.
Waasland Beveren lost their first match after six wins thanks to a 3 - 0 thrashing by Mons.
OH Leuven beat Charleroi 1 - 0.
On Sunday afternoon Racing Genk thrashed Club Brugge 4 – 1 at home. The Genk goals came fast, twice from Hyland including one penalty, Barda and Limbombe. Bacca scored late for Club Brugge. Genk are 5th, Club Brugge are 6th.