DEURNE. Antwerp was in the end too good for Westerlo with the goal of V. Janssen (32′ pen), K. Miyoshi (50′) and A. Valencia (82′).
The match was played at the Bosuilstadion stadium in Deurne on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Wesli De Cremer who was helped by Mathias Hillaert and Brecht Devriese. The 4th official was Brent Staessens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 27.3 degrees Celsius or 81.09 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 41%.
Antwerp was in firm control of the ball 55% while Westerlo was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Antwerp was more aggressive with 35 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Antwerp won the contest.
Antwerp shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Westerlo shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.
No yellow cards were issued to Antwerp. On the other side, Westerlo received 2 yellow cards (K. Vaesen and M. de Cuyper).
After playing this match, Antwerp will have 18 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Westerlo will stay with 6 points like KV Oostende, AS Eupen and RFC Seraing to stay in the 13th place.
V. Janssen (Penalty)
R. De Laet
M. de Cuyper
In the next match in the Westerlo will host RFC Seraing on the 15th of October with a 0-0 head to head statistic.
Antwerp: Formation and Lineups
Antwerp started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Mark van Bommel chose to play with the following team: Jean Butez , Jelle Bataille , Toby Alderweireld , William Pacho , Sam Vines , Pieter Gerkens , Alhassan Yusuf , Calvin Stengs , Jurgen Ekkelenkamp , Koji Miyoshi and Vincent Janssen .
Antwerp made 5 changes: J. Ekkelenkamp for R. Nainggolan (76′), C. Stengs for A. Valencia (76′), K. Miyoshi for B. Nsimba (84′), J. Bataille for R. De Laet (85′) and A. Yusuf for F. Haroun (90′).
Top player: Vincent Janssen
The player who no doubt impressed Antwerp the most was Vincent Janssen.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 29 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.
Westerlo: Formation and Lineups
Westerlo started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
On the other side, Jonas De Roeck played with: Sinan Bolat , Bryan Reynolds , Rubin Seigers , Pietro Perdichizzi , Maxim De Cuyper , Roman Neustädter , Tuur Dierckx , Nicolas Madsen , Thomas Van den Keybus , Nene Dorgeles and Lyle Foster .
Westerlo made 5 changes: R. Neustadter for I. Vetokele (71′), T. Dierckx for H. Akbunar (71′), B. Reynolds for R. Tagir (77′), L. Foster for M. Fixelles (77′) and N. Dorgeles for K. Vaesen (77′).
Top player: Rubin Seigers
Probably the most impressive player in Westerlo was Rubin Seigers.
His rating iswith 61 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
Results of the day
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