Anderlecht win at last, Standard remain top

On what was the 6th day of play in the Belgian First Division, Sporting Anderlecht enjoyed their first victory of the new season, beating Standard de Liège by a single goal. Nevertheless Standard remain top having one point more than Club Brugge that have a game in hand. Club draw 1-1 against Belgium’s other Champions League representative KRC Genk on Sunday afternoon. In the lower reaches of the table Sint-Truiden enjoyed an important  0-2 win away at KAS Eupen. 

The weekend’s results

KV Mechelen                  2-2 Excel Mouscron        

KAS Eupen                      0-2 Sint-Truiden

KV Kortrijk                        2-2 KV Oostende

Waasland-Beveren    0-4 Sporting Charleroi

Club Brugge                  1- 1 KRC Genk

Sporting Anderlecht 1-0 Standard de Liège

KAA Gent                        3-2 Cercle Brugge

Zulte Waregem          2-0 R Antwerp FC 

The league table after 6 games

Standard de Liège    – 12 points

Club Brugge               - 11 points (5 games played)

KV Mechelen             - 11 points

Excel Mouscron        - 11 points

KAA Gent                    - 10 points (5 games played)

KRC Genk                   - 10 points

KV Oostende           - 10 points

Zulte Waregem      - 10 points

Royal Antwerp FC  - 9 points (5 games played)

Sporting Charleroi - 8 points (5 games played)

KV Kortrijk                   - 8 points

Sint-Truiden                - 7 points

Sporting Anderlecht – 5 points  

Cercle Brugge               - 3 points

KAS Eupen                      - 2 points

Waasland-Beveren     - 1 point