Standard drops points at Mouscron

Four of this weekend’s eight matches in the Belgian First Division were played on Saturday evening. There were victories for Waasland-Beveren, Racing Genk and Sporting Lokeren in their games against Zulte Waregem, Westerlo and Sporting Lokeren respectively. Mouscron-Péruwelz took their first point of the season with a one-all draw at home against Standard de Liège.

Both goals in Mouscron-Péruwelz’s match against Standard de Liège fell in the first half. Standard took the lead on 23 minutes thanks to a head by Anthony Knockaert.

It was the former Leicester City winger’s second goal in just four games for his new club. Mouscron keep their cool though and weren’t going to go down without a fight.

The home side drew level through a Peyre two minutes from half time. The second half lacked driver. Chances for Enoh, Santini and Legaer come to nothing for Standard.

At the other end Aksentijevic missed out on the chance to score a winning goal for Mouscron. The 1-1 score sees Mouscron take their first point of the season. Standard de Liège has 7 points from 4 games.

Waasland-Beveren 2-1 Zulte Waregem

Waasland-Beveren won their second home game of the season. A well-balanced game produced chances at both ends.

Although Zulte Waregem started the first half stronger, it was Waasland-Beveren that took the lead on 38 minutes to make for a half-time score of 1-0. Leye’s goal for Zulte Waregem 2 minutes into the second half put the score all square.

However, Gano’s goal ten minutes from time made for a final score of 2-1 to Waasland-Beveren. Waasland-Beveren have 6 points from 4 games, Zulte Waregem has 4 points.

Onwards and upwards for KRC Genk

Racing Genk enjoyed a 2-1 home win against Westerlo. Genk opened the scoring on 11 minutes through Buyens.

Westerlo’s equaliser came on 38 minutes Gounongbe. Genk’s winning goal came from Buffel 6 minutes into the second half.

Both De Camargo and Gorius had chances to widen the score, but failed to do so and the match ended 2-1 to KRC Genk. KRC Genk has 7 points from 4 games. Westerlo has 4 points.

First victory of the season for Lokeren

Goals from Maric from the penalty spot on 41 minutes and Ansah on 88 minutes were enough to give Sporting Lokeren their first win on the season, at home against KV Mechelen.

The result sees with 5 points from 4 games. KV Mechelen has three points.