Pro League: Anderlecht tops Beerschot-Wilrijk 4-2

BRUSSELS. Anderlecht prevails over Beerschot-Wilrijk 4-2.

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BRUSSELS. Anderlecht prevails over Beerschot-Wilrijk 4-2. Anderlecht took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).

The match was held at the Lotto Park Stadium in Brussels on Sunday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Christof Dierick who was helped by Jeroen Walschap and Nico Claes. The 4th official was Ken Vermeiren. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.1 degrees Celsius or 55.6 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 69%.​

Match Statistics

Anderlecht was in firm control of the ball 60% while Beerschot-Wilrijk was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Anderlecht was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Anderlecht won the encounter.

Anderlecht shot 23 times, 7 on target, 16 off target. On the opposite side, Beerschot-Wilrijk shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target.


Anderlecht received 3 yellow cards (T. Harwood-Bellis, A. Ait El Hadj and K. Olsson). On the other side, Beerschot-Wilrijk received 3 yellow cards (M. Caicedo, M. Halaimia and R. Holzhauser).

After playing this match, Anderlecht will have 17 points like Genk and KV Oostende to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Beerschot-Wilrijk will stay with 2 points to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 46'

    I. Soumaré

    L. Kreković

  • 45'

    Sergio Gómez (Penalty)

  • 47'

    M. Caicedo

  • 51'

    M. Halaimia

  • 54'

    L. Shankland (OG)

  • 56'

    L. Shankland

    R. Vaca

  • 60'

    A. Ait El Hadj

  • 61'

    R. Holzhauser

    I. Coulibaly

  • 69'

    C. Kouamé

    K. Olsson

  • 71'

    J. Dom

    I. Soumaré

  • 72'

    K. Olsson

  • 74'

    J. Zirkzee

    B. Raman

  • 75'

    M. Ashimeru

    K. Olsson

  • 75'

    F. Amuzu

    A. Ait El Hadj

  • 78'

    M. Ashimeru

    J. Zirkzee

  • 81'

    J. Dom

    R. Holzhauser

  • 82'

    A. Sanyang

    M. Caicedo

  • 84'

    R. Holzhauser

  • 90'

    L. Magallán

    C. Kouamé

  • 89'

    L. Magallan

    C. Kouame

Next matche

In the upcoming Pro League match, Anderlecht will host OH Leuven on the 31st of October with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Anderlecht (3 draws).

Beerschot-Wilrijk will host RFC Seraing on the 30th of October with a 0-0 head to head statistic.

Anderlecht: Formation and Lineups

The manager Vincent Kompany chose to play with the following team: H. Van Crombrugge, W. Hoedt, M. Murillo, T. Harwood-Bellis, K. Olsson, J. Cullen, Sergio Gómez, Y. Verschaeren, A. Ait El Hadj, B. Raman and C. Kouamé.


Anderlecht made 4 changes: B. Raman for J. Zirkzee (74′), A. Ait El Hadj for F. Amuzu (75′), K. Olsson for M. Ashimeru (75′) and C. Kouame for L. Magallan (89′).

Beerschot-Wilrijk: Formation and Lineups

On the other side, Javier Luis Torrente played with: M. Vanhamel, P. Bourdin, J. Van den Bergh, M. Halaimia, S. Radić, T. Pietermaat, R. Vaca, I. Coulibaly, M. Caicedo, L. Shankland and L. Kreković.


Beerschot-Wilrijk made 4 changes: L. Krekovic for I. Soumare (46′), I. Coulibaly for R. Holzhauser (61′), I. Soumare for J. Dom (70′) and M. Caicedo for A. Sanyang (82′).

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