Cercle Brugge 1-1 Union Saint-Gilloise: Draw on Wednesday

BRUGGE. Cercle Brugge and Union Saint-Gilloise draw 1-1. T. Somers scored the first goal (68') for Cercle Brugge. G. Nilsson settled the score 1-1 (82').

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BRUGGE. Cercle Brugge and Union Saint-Gilloise draw 1-1. T. Somers scored the first goal (68′) for Cercle Brugge. G. Nilsson settled the score 1-1 (82′). Union Saint-Gilloise was far superior when it came to possession ball (65%)​

The match was played at the Jan Breydelstadion stadium in Brugge on Wednesday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.7 degrees Celsius or 36.93 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Union Saint-Gilloise was in firm control of the ball 65% while Cercle Brugge was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Cercle Brugge was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Cercle Brugge to win the match​.

Cercle Brugge shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Union Saint-Gilloise shot 15 times, 1 on target, 14 off target.


Cercle Brugge received 2 yellow cards (Jean Marcelin and Leonardo Lopes). Regarding the opposition, No yellow cards were issued to Union Saint-Gilloise.

After this match, Cercle Brugge will have 26 points to stay in the 10th place. Talking about the opposition, Union Saint-Gilloise will have 45 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 44'

    Victor Boniface

    Dante Vanzeir

  • 46'

    K. Denkey

    H. Siquet

  • 50'

    Jean Marcelin

  • 61'

    Simon Adingra

    Bart Nieuwkoop

  • 61'

    L. Amani

    Cameron Puertas

  • 61'

    Dino Hotic

    Yann Gboho

  • 61'

    Christiaan Ravych 

    Jean Marcelin

  • 68'

    Thibo Somers

  • 77'

    Leonardo Lopes

  • 82'

    Gustaf Nilsson

  • 87'

    Ross Sykes

    Gustaf Nilsson

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Cercle Brugge will play away with KV Oostende on the 21st of January with a 7-1 head to head statistic in favor of KV Oostende (4 draws).

Union Saint-Gilloise will host OH Leuven on the 21st of January with a 11-9 head to head in favor of Union Saint-Gilloise (6 draws).

Cercle Brugge: Formation and Lineups

Cercle Brugge started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Miron Muslić chose to play with the following team: Radosław Majecki (6.8), Boris Popović (6.3), Jean Marcelin (7.1), Jesper Daland (6.5), Hugo Siquet (6.8), Leonardo Lopes (6.3), Abu Francis (7.5), Olivier Deman (6.5), Thibo Somers (7.2), Yann Gboho (6.5) and Ayase Ueda (6.6).


Cercle Brugge made 3 changes: H. Siquet for K. Denkey (46′), Yann Gboho for Dino Hotic (61′) and Jean Marcelin for Christiaan Ravych  (61′).

Top player: Abu Francis

The player who no doubt impressed Cercle Brugge the most was Abu Francis.

His rating is (7.5) with 33 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

Union Saint-Gilloise: Formation and Lineups

Union Saint-Gilloise started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

On the opposite side, Karel Geraerts played with: Anthony Moris (6.2), Ismael Kandouss (6.9), Christian Burgess (6.7), Koki Machida (6.7), Bart Nieuwkoop (6.6), Teddy Teuma (7.7), Senne Lynen (7.4), Loic Lapoussin (6.8), Cameron Puertas (6.8), Gustaf Nilsson (7.6) and Dante Vanzeir (6.5).


Union Saint-Gilloise made 4 changes: Dante Vanzeir for Victor Boniface (44′), Bart Nieuwkoop for Simon Adingra (61′), Cameron Puertas for L. Amani (61′) and Gustaf Nilsson for Ross Sykes (87′).

Top player: Teddy Teuma

Probably the most impressive player in Union Saint-Gilloise was Teddy Teuma.

His rating is (7.7) with 57 passes (89% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses.

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