Genk 1-0 Gent: overcomes 1-0 with a late goal scored by A. Nemeth

GENT. Genk snatched a late win Gent 1-0 after A. Nemeth scored just 1 goal (90').


GENT. Genk snatched a late win Gent 1-0 after A. Nemeth scored just 1 goal (90′). Genk was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Also, Gent had 2 players sent off: V. Odjidja-Ofoe (35′ for a double yellow card) and H. Vanhaezebrouck (36′ for a red card).

The match was played at the GHELAMCO-arena stadium in Gent on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Nathan Verboomen who was helped by Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Kevin Van Damme. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.7 degrees Celsius or 63.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 43%.​

Match Statistics

Genk was in firm control of the ball 62% while Gent was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Genk was more aggressive with 74 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Genk won the encounter.​

Gent shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Genk shot 16 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


Gent received 3 yellow cards (V. Odjidja-Ofoe, D. Lemajic and M. Samoise). On the opposite side, Genk received 3 yellow cards (T. Bongonda, B. Heynen and J. Paintsil).

V. Odjidja-Ofoe (Gent) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (35′).

V. Odjidja-Ofoe (Gent) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (36′).

After playing this match, Gent will stay with 31 points to move up in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Genk will have 26 points to move down in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 34'

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

  • 35'

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

  • 36'

    H. Vanhaezebrouck

  • 41'

    D. Lemajic

  • 42'

    J. Okumu

    J. Torunarigha

  • 45'

    M. Samoise

  • 45'

    T. Bongonda

  • 46'

    L. Oyen

    A. Ouattara Mohammed

  • 46'

    J. Paintsil

    P. Hrosovsky

  • 57'

    M. Samoise

    R. Bezus

  • 73'

    B. Heynen

  • 74'

    M. Tresor Ndayishimiye

    A. Preciado

  • 80'

    E. Owusu

    A. Castro-Montes

  • 80'

    B. Godeau

    N. Fortuna

  • 80'

    Y. Malede

    D. Lemajic

  • 86'

    J. Paintsil

  • 89'

    A. Nemeth

    K. Thorstvedt

  • 90'

    A. Nemeth

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Gent will play away against Sporting Charleroi on the 30th of April with a 17-11 head to head record in favor of Gent (10 draws).

Genk will host Mechelen on the 29th of April with a 13-10 head to head in favor of Genk (6 draws).

Gent: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck chose to play with the following team: Davy Roef (6.8), Andreas Hanche-Olsen (6.7), Michael Ngadeu (7.1), Jordan Torunarigha (6.5), Alessio Castro-Montes (7.0), Julien De Sart (7.4), Sven Kums (7.0), Núrio Fortuna (6.7), Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (6.2), Roman Bezus (6.6) and Darko Lemajić (6.6).


Gent made 5 changes: J. Torunarigha for J. Okumu (42′), R. Bezus for M. Samoise (57′), A. Castro-Montes for E. Owusu (80′), N. Fortuna for B. Godeau (80′) and D. Lemajic for Y. Malede (80′).

Top player: Julien De Sart

The player who no doubt impressed Gent the most was Julien De Sart.

His rating is (7.4) with 28 passes (71% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

Genk: Formation and Lineups

Genk started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Bernd Storck played with: Maarten Vandevoordt (7.0), Ángelo Preciado (7.4), Mark McKenzie (7.0), Jhon Lucumi (7.4), Gerardo Arteaga (6.5), Bryan Heynen (7.2), Aziz Ouattara Mohammed (6.7), Patrik Hrošovský (6.6), Theo Bongonda (7.0), Paul Onuachu (6.5) and Kristian Thorstvedt (7.1).


Genk made 4 changes: A. Ouattara Mohammed for L. Oyen (46′), P. Hrosovsky for J. Paintsil (46′), A. Preciado for M. Tresor Ndayishimiye (74′) and K. Thorstvedt for A. Nemeth (89′).

Top player: András Németh

Probably the most impressive player in Genk was András Németh.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 0 passes (0% accurate) and 0 key passes.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 89′.

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