Excel Mouscron deal Sporting Charleroi’s Play-off I dreams a serious blow

In the first of this weekend’s Belgian First Division games, Excel Mouscron enjoyed a comfortable 3-0 home win against Sporting Charleroi. The results sees Mouscron move yet further away from the relegation spot, while at the same time dealing Sporting Charleroi’s ambition of joining the big boys in Play-off I a serious blow.

The 3-0 win means that Excel Mouscron have taken all 9 points from their first 3 league games of 2019.

Vojvoda opened the scoring for Mouscron on 38 minutes. The 2 other goals both fell in the second half with Sidney Friede making it 2-0 on the hour and Marko Bakic putting the home side 3-0 up on 73 minutes.

Sporting Charleroi remain 8th with 34 points from 24 games. Excel Mouscron move up to 11th place with 26 points. However, they could slip back a couple of places depending on the weekend’s other results.