Club Brugge victorious in Bruges derby

In Saturday evening’s four Belgian First Division games there were wins for Club Brugge, Waasland-Beveren, KRC Genk and Sporting Charleroi. As ever keeps you up to data on Belgian football’s top flight.

Club Brugge are the kings of Bruges

The 143th Bruges derby produced an impressive 4-0 win for Club Brugge. Wesley Moraes opened the scoring for Club Brugge on 6 minutes. Hans Vanaken widened the score to 2-0 on 39 minutes. The half ended 2-0 in Club Brugge’s favour.

2 goals by Siebe Schrijvers on 53 and 80 minutes made for a final score of 4-0 to Club Brugge. Club Brugge remain top with 25 points from 9 games. Cercle Brugge are 11th with 9 points

Genk continues to impress

In the 6pm kick-off KRC Genk put in another strong performance to beat Zulte Waregem 4-0. Alejandro Pozuelo opened the scoring for the Limburgers on 29 minutes.

Mbwana Samatta scored all 3 of Genk’s other goals on 31, 68 and 86 minutes. KRC Genk remain 2nd in the league with 23 points from 9 games. Zulte Waregem are next to bottom (15th) with just 5 points.

Excel Mouscron remain bottom

Excel Mouscron remain bottom of the league after a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Waasland-Beveren.

Waasland-Beveren’s goal came from Apostolos Vellios on 11 minutes, Jur Schryvers on 39 minutes and Nana Opoku Ampomah on 74 minutes. The result sees Excel Mouscron remain bottom with 4 points from 9 games. Waasland-Beveren are 13th with 8 points.

Onwards and upwards for Sporting Charleroi

Sporting Charleroi enjoyed a 2-1 home win against Sporting Lokeren on Saturday evening. The result sees the Zebras climb up the table to 9th place. All the goals fell in the 2nd half.

Cristian Benavente scored for Charleroi on 55 minutes and Adama Niane on 77 minutes. Lokeren’s goal came from Mickaël Tirpan 7 minutes from time. Sporting Charleroi are 9th with 11 points from 9 games. Sporting Lokeren are 14th with 5 point.