Pro League: Gent overcomes Genk 2-0 on Sunday

GENK. Gent overcomes Genk with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Tissoudali (29') and a goal from V. Odjidja-Ofoe (72').


GENK. Gent tops Genk with a 2-0 win with a goal from T. Tissoudali (29′) and a goal from V. Odjidja-Ofoe (72′). Genk lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Luminus Arena stadium in Genk on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.8 degrees Celsius or 78.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 36%.​

Match Statistics

Genk was in firm control of the ball 58% while Gent was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Genk was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyhow, Gent managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Genk shot 8 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Gent shot 9 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.


Genk received 1 yellow card (A. Ouattara Mohammed). On the opposite side, Gent received 3 yellow cards (A. Hanche-Olsen, B. Godeau and V. Odjidja-Ofoe).

After this match, Genk will stay with 36 points like Standard Liège to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Gent will have 40 points to move up in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 29'

    T. Tissoudali

  • 35'

    A. Hanche-Olsen

  • 43'

    A. Ouattara Mohammed

  • 45'

    L. Oyen

    T. Bongonda

  • 46'

    M. Tresor Ndayishimiye

    K. Thorstvedt

  • 46'

    P. Hrosovsky

    A. Ouattara Mohammed

  • 46'

    J. De Sart

    D. Lemajic

  • 64'

    B. Godeau

  • 68'

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

  • 70'

    J. Paintsil

    M. Sadick

  • 72'

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

    T. Tissoudali

  • 78'

    N. Fortuna

    A. Castro-Montes

  • 80'

    A. Nemeth

    P. Onuachu

  • 82'

    R. Bezus

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

  • 89'

    Y. Malede

    E. Owusu

  • 89'

    S. Marreh

    T. Tissoudali

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Genk will play away with Mechelen on the 21st of May with a 14-10 head to head stats in favor of Genk (6 draws).

Gent will host Sporting Charleroi on the 21st of May with a 18-11 head to head statistic in favor of Gent (10 draws).

Genk: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Bernd Storck chose to play with the following team: Maarten Vandevoordt (6.4), Daniel Muñoz (7.1), Mujaid Sadick (7.0), Carlos Cuesta (6.9), Gerardo Arteaga (6.8), Bryan Heynen (7.1), Aziz Ouattara Mohammed (7.0), Junya Ito (7.0), Kristian Thorstvedt (6.4), Theo Bongonda (6.7) and Paul Onuachu (6.6).

Genk could not rely on the presence of L. Oyen (injured).


Genk made 5 changes: T. Bongonda for L. Oyen (45′), K. Thorstvedt for M. Tresor Ndayishimiye (46′), A. Ouattara Mohammed for P. Hrosovsky (46′), M. Sadick for J. Paintsil (70′) and P. Onuachu for A. Nemeth (80′).

Top player: Daniel Muñoz

The player who no doubt impressed Genk the most was Daniel Muñoz.

His rating is (7.1) with 57 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

Gent: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Hein Vanhaezebrouck played with: Davy Roef (7.0), Andreas Hanche-Olsen (7.2), Bruno Godeau (6.4), Jordan Torunarigha (6.9), Matisse Samoise (7.4), Elisha Owusu (6.9), Sven Kums (7.3), Alessio Castro-Montes (6.6), Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (7.5), Darko Lemajić (6.8) and Tarik Tissoudali (7.7).


Gent made 5 changes: D. Lemajic for J. De Sart (46′), A. Castro-Montes for N. Fortuna (78′), V. Odjidja-Ofoe for R. Bezus (82′), E. Owusu for Y. Malede (89′) and T. Tissoudali for S. Marreh (89′).

Top player: Tarik Tissoudali

Probably the most impressive player in Gent was Tarik Tissoudali.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 40 passes (70% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 9.

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