KRC Genk beat Anderlecht and move up into second place

There was just one winner in the four Belgian First Division games that were played on Saturday evening. In the 8:30pm kick-off KRC Genk continued their strong start to the season with a 1-0 home win against Sporting Anderlecht.

Sébastien Dewaest scored the only goal of the game 4 minutes into the second half. It was KRC Genk’s first home win against Sporting Anderlecht in 20 years.

Meanwhile, Anderlecht have now taken just 1 point from their last three games. The result sees KRC Genk move up to 2nd place with 17 points from 7 games.  Anderlecht are 3rd with 13 points. However, they could slip back a place or two depending on RFC Antwerp and AA Gent’s results later today.

West Flemish derby ends in a draw

A late equaliser by Kevin Vandendriessche saw KV Oostende salvage a point in their home game against newly-promoted Cercle Brugge.

Benjamin Lambot had scored for Cercle on 67 minutes. However, Vandendriessche’s 87 minute goal made for a final score of 1-1. KV Oostende are 7th with 10 points. Cercle Brugge are 8th with 9 points.

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Walloon derby ends goalless

An exciting and at times tense Walloon derby between Standard de Liège and Sporting Charleroi ended in a goalless draw.

The best chances of the match came in stoppage time at the end of the second half. However, it was not to be and the game ended goalless. Standard de Liège are 5th with 12 points. Sporting Charleroi 9th with 7 points.

KAS Eupen return from Waasland-Beveren with a point

0-0 was a logical result in a match that was lacking in excitement and quality. The result leaves KAS Eupen 10th with 7 points from 7 games. Waasland-Beveren are 15th with 4 points.