Pro League: Anderlecht estinguishes Kortrijk 4-1 playing a great match

BRUSSELS. Anderlecht demolishes Kortrijk 4-1 with goals of

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BRUSSELS. Anderlecht demolishes Kortrijk 4-1 with goals of Y. Verschaeren (27′), M. Ashimeru (59′), J. Vertonghen (64′) and L. Refaelov (74′ pen). On the opposite side, Kortrijk scored with ​F. Selemani (62′).

The match was held at the Lotto Park Stadium in Brussels on Sunday and this began at 7:00 pm UTC. The referee was Nathan Verboomen with the assistance of Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Quentin Pirard. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 92%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Anderlecht was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Kortrijk that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Anderlecht was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Anderlecht won the match.

Anderlecht shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Kortrijk shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Anderlecht received 1 yellow card (K. Arnstad). On the opposite side, Kortrijk received 2 yellow cards (D. Dessoleil and K. Vandendriessche).

After this encounter, Anderlecht will have 10 points like KV Oostende to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Kortrijk will stay with 7 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 18'
    18'

    J. Duranville

    F. Amuzu

  • 27'
    27'

    Y. Verschaeren

  • 29'
    29'

    D. Dessoleil

  • 53'
    53'

    K. Vandendriessche

  • 58'
    58'

    F. Selemani

    B. Messaoudi

  • 58'
    58'

    H. Keita

    K. Vandendriessche

  • 59'
    59'

    M. Ashimeru

  • 62'
    62'

    F. Selemani

  • 64'
    64'

    J. Vertonghen

    L. Refaelov

  • 66'
    66'

    K. Arnstad

  • 66'
    66'

    F. Avenatti

    D. Dessoleil

  • 74'
    74'

    L. Refaelov (Penalty)

  • 76'
    76'

    M. Kana

    K. Arnstad

  • 76'
    76'

    S. Esposito

    L. Refaelov

  • 77'
    77'

    D. Mbayo

    S. Loncar

  • 77'
    77'

    N. Mehssatou

    O. Sych

  • 82'
    82'

    H. Delcroix

    F. Silva

  • 82'
    82'

    K. Sardella

    Z. Debast

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Anderlecht will host Sporting Charleroi on the 2nd of October with a 24-8 head to head statistic in favor of Anderlecht (6 draws).

Kortrijk will host Antwerp on the 2nd of October with a 6-3 head to head in favor of Antwerp (1 draw).

Anderlecht: Formation and Lineups

Anderlecht started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Felice Mazzù chose to play with the following team: Hendrik Van Crombrugge (6.5), Michael Murillo (7.8), Zeno Debast (6.6), Wesley Hoedt (7.3), Jan Vertonghen (7.8), Kristian Arnstad (6.3), Majeed Ashimeru (7.3), Yari Verschaeren (8.0), Francis Amuzu (6.2), Fábio Silva (6.2) and Lior Refaelov (8.6).

Anderlecht could not rely on the presence of J. Duranville (injured).

Substitutes

Anderlecht made 5 changes: F. Amuzu for J. Duranville (18′), K. Arnstad for M. Kana (76′), L. Refaelov for S. Esposito (76′), F. Silva for H. Delcroix (82′) and Z. Debast for K. Sardella (82′).

Top player: Lior Refaelov

The player who no doubt impressed Anderlecht the most was Lior Refaelov.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 27 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 6 crosses.

Kortrijk: Formation and Lineups

Kortrijk started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Karim Belhocine played with: Marko Ilić (5.6), Tsuyoshi Watanabe (6.5), Dorian Dessoleil (6.1), Aleksandar Radovanović (6.4), Oleksii Sych (6.4), Kevin Vandendriessche (6.2), Satoshi Tanaka (6.7), Stjepan Lončar (6.8), Kristof D’Haene (6.9), Didier Lamkel Zé (6.6) and Billal Messaoudi (6.8).

Substitutes

Kortrijk made 5 changes: B. Messaoudi for F. Selemani (58′), K. Vandendriessche for H. Keita (58′), D. Dessoleil for F. Avenatti (66′), S. Loncar for D. Mbayo (77′) and O. Sych for N. Mehssatou (77′).

Top player: Faïz Selemani

Probably the most impressive player in Kortrijk was Faïz Selemani.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 19 passes (78% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 58′.

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