Antwerp only top 4 club to win

In the 18th day of play in the Belgian First Division football competition in was another weekend of mixed fortunes for the teams at the top of the league. The league-leaders KRC Genk drew 1-1 at home against KV Kortrijk on Saturday. On Friday a penalty and an own goal saw the reigning champions Champions Club Brugge beaten 2-1 away at Waasland-Beveren. On Sunday, Sporting Anderlecht drew 1-1 at home against Sporting Charleroi.

Charleroi’s goal too came from the penalty spot after an Anderlecht player had handled the ball inside the box.  The only club in the top 4 that was able to win was RFC Antwerp. Antwerp won 0-3 away at Cercle Brugge and are second in the league. 5th placed Sint-Truiden drew 1-1 at home against Standard de Liège on Saturday. AA Gent move op into top 6 after a 2-0 home win against KAS Eupen. Sporting Lokeren are bottom after at 1-0 defeat away at KV Oostende.

The weekend’s results

Waasland-Beveren 2-1  Club Brugge

KRC Genk                    1-1  KV Kortrijk

Excel Mouscron        0-0  Zulte Waregem

KV Oostende              1-0  Sporting Lokeren

Sint-Truiden                 1-1   Standard de Liège

Cercle Brugge           0-3  RFC Antwerp

RSC Anderlecht         1-1   Sporting Charleroi

KAA Gent                      2-0    KAS Eupen

The league table

1

KRC Genk

39 points 

2

Antwerp

35 points

3

Club Brugge

34 points 

4

Anderlecht

 31 points

5

Sint-Truiden

31 points

6

KAA Gent

28 points

7

Charleroi

27 points

8

Standard

27 points

9

KV Kortrijk

23 points

10

Cercle Brugge

22 points

11

KV Oostende

22 points

12

KAS Eupen

19 points

13

Zulte Waregem

17 points

14

Excel Moeskroen

14 points

15

Waasland-Beveren

14 points

16

KSC Lokeren

11  points