A false start for Vincent Kompany’s Anderlecht

Sporting Anderlecht was the only club that finished in the top 6 last season to lose on the opening day of this one. Vincent Kompany’s were beaten 1-2 at home by KV Oostende. On Friday the Champions KRC Genk came back from behind to beat KV Kortrijk 2-1. Standard enjoyed a 0-2 win away at Cercle Brugge, while Club Brugge beat Waasland-Beveren 1-3. AA Gent’s away at Sporting Charleroi match on Sunday evening ended in a 1-1 draw.

The weekend’s results

KRC Genk                  2-1     KV Kortrijk

Cercle Brugge           0-2     Standard de Liège

Zulte Waregem        0-2      KV Mechelen

Sint-Truiden              0-1      Excel Mouscron

Waasland-Beveren  1-3      Club Brugge

RSC Anderlecht         1-2      KV Oostende

Sporting Charleroi    1-1      AA Gent

KAS Eupen                 1-4       R Antwerp FC

This was the first day of play of the new season.