Pro League: Anderlecht prevails over Sporting Charleroi 3-1

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CHARLEROI. Anderlecht tops Sporting Charleroi 3-1.

CHARLEROI. Anderlecht tops Sporting Charleroi 3-1. Anderlecht got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from L. Refaelov (45′) and S. Gomez (68′). Sporting Charleroi tried to recover with a goal from M. Ilaimaharitra (77′). However, the match was closed by a penalty (86′) scored by S. Gomez for Anderlecht.

The match was held at the Stade du Pays de Charleroi Stadium in Charleroi on Saturday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Erik Lambrechts with the help of Jo De Weirdt and Nico Claes. The 4th official was Ken Vermeiren. The weather was drizzle. The temperature was quite cold around 1.5 degrees Celsius or 34.65 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 100%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sporting Charleroi was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Anderlecht that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Sporting Charleroi was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Anderlecht succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Sporting Charleroi shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Anderlecht shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target.


Sporting Charleroi received 1 yellow card (A. Gholizadeh). On the opposite side, Anderlecht received 1 yellow card (F. Amuzu).

After this match, Sporting Charleroi will stay with 26 points like Mechelen to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Anderlecht will have 25 points to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 45'

    L. Refaelov

  • 51'

    A. Gholizadeh

  • 58'

    F. Amuzu

  • 61'

    A. Zaroury

    A. Zorgane

  • 68'

    S. Gomez

  • 71'

    Y. Verschaeren

    L. Refaelov

  • 74'

    Karim Zedadka

    Joris Kayembe Ditu

  • 74'

    Anthony Descotte

    Loïc Bessile

  • 77'

    M. Ilaimaharitra

    R. Morioka

  • 80'

    M. Ashimeru

    F. Amuzu

  • 80'

    T. Harwood-Bellis

    J. Zirkzee

  • 86'

    S. Gomez (Penalty)

  • 90'

    Stelios Andreou (Goal Disallowed)

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Sporting Charleroi will play away with Standard Liège on the 5th of December with a 20-7 head to head record in favor of Standard Liège (9 draws).

Anderlecht will host Zulte-Waregem on the 5th of December with a 27-6 head to head stats in favor of Anderlecht (9 draws).

Sporting Charleroi: Formation and Lineups

The manager Edward Still chose to play with the following team: H. Koffi, J. Kayembe, S. Knežević, L. Bessilé, S. Andreou, R. Morioka, M. Ilaimaharitra, A. Gholizadeh, A. Zorgane, J. Tchatchoua and S. Nicholson.


Sporting Charleroi made 3 changes: A. Zorgane for A. Zaroury (61′), L. Bessile for A. Descotte (74′) and J. Kayembe for K. Zedadka (74′).

Anderlecht: Formation and Lineups

On the other side, Vincent Kompany played with: H. Van Crombrugge, L. Magallán, W. Hoedt, M. Murillo, Sergio Gómez, L. Refaelov, K. Olsson, J. Cullen, F. Amuzu, C. Kouamé and J. Zirkzee.


Anderlecht made 3 changes: L. Refaelov for Y. Verschaeren (71′), F. Amuzu for M. Ashimeru (80′) and J. Zirkzee for T. Harwood-Bellis (80′).

Results of the day

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