In the afternoon kick-off KV Oostende enjoyed a convincing 3-1 home win against one of the two teams that were promoted to the First Division Oud-Heverlee Leuven.
Fashion Sakala (photo below) scored the first two of KVO’s goals on 26 and 50 minutes. Makhtar Gueye made put them three-up 60 minutes with Mathieu Mertens scoring a consolation goal for OHL on 79 minutes. Both KV Oostende and Oud Heverlee Leuven have 8 points for 6 games.
A much-needed win for AA Gent
After their victory in the qualifying round of the Champions League earlier this week AA Gent were hoping for a win in the league. And win they did.
The Buffaloes beat Excel Mouscron 0-1 thanks to a 14th minute goal from Niklas Dorsch. The result leaves AA Gent with 6 points from 6 games. Excel Mouscron are bottom of the league with just two points.
A convincing win for RSC Anderlecht
Despite two second half goals from Waasland-Beveren, RSC Anderlecht were able to take all three points from their away game. Anderlecht dominated the first half with Trebel putting them a goal up after just three minutes of play.
Doku made it 0-2 on 18 minutes. 10 minutes into the second half Anderlecht went three-up through Verschaeren. Nmecha (photo below, left) put the visitors 0-4 up from the penalty spot on the hour. Waasland-Beveren’s goals came from Sula on 64 minutes and Heyman on 84 minutes. RSC Anderlecht have 12 points from 6 games. Waasland-Beveren are second to bottom with 3 points.