Pro League: OH Leuven conquers Union Saint-Gilloise 3-1

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BRUSSELS. OH Leuven overcomes Union Saint-Gilloise 3-1.

BRUSSELS. OH Leuven conquers Union Saint-Gilloise 3-1. OH Leuven got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from C. De Norre (13′) and M. Maertens (40′). Union Saint-Gilloise tried to recover with a goal from K. Mitoma (51′). However, the match was closed by a goal (67′) scored by X. Mercier for OH Leuven. Union Saint-Gilloise lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was held at the Stade Joseph Mariën Stadium in Brussels on Friday and this began at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Nathan Verboomen who was helped by Jeroen Walschap and Lennert Jans. The 4th official was Laurent Willems. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.1 degrees Celsius or 41.13 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

Union Saint-Gilloise was in firm control of the ball 59% while OH Leuven was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Union Saint-Gilloise was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, OH Leuven managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Union Saint-Gilloise shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, OH Leuven shot 6 times, 5 on target, 1 off target.


Union Saint-Gilloise received 3 yellow cards (D. Vanzeir, B. Nieuwkoop and M. Sorinola). On the opposite side, OH Leuven received 3 yellow cards (K. Malinov, X. Mercier and C. Ozkacar).

After playing this match, Union Saint-Gilloise will stay with 34 points to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, OH Leuven will have 20 points like Standard Liège to move down in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 13'

    C. De Norre

  • 34'

    D. Vanzeir

  • 40'

    M. Maertens

    S. Kaba

  • 46'

    K. Mitoma

    D. Marcq

  • 51'

    K. Mitoma

  • 53'

    K. Malinov

  • 58'

    X. Mercier

  • 62'

    C. Ozkacar

  • 67'

    X. Mercier

    S. Schrijvers

  • 73'

    M. Sorinola

    J. Bager

  • 74'

    M. Keita

    K. Malinov

  • 76'

    B. Nieuwkoop

  • 79'

    M. Sorinola

  • 88'

    L. Amani

    B. Nieuwkoop

  • 89'

    F. Avenatti

    T. Teuma

  • 88'

    G. Francois

    S. Van Der Heyden

  • 90'

    K. Rezaei

    S. Kaba

  • 90'

    A. De Sart

    X. Mercier

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Union Saint-Gilloise will play away against Sint-Truiden on the 3rd of December with a 1-1 head to head stats.

OH Leuven will host Gent on the 4th of December with a 7-1 head to head statistic in favor of Gent (4 draws).

Union Saint-Gilloise: Formation and Lineups

The manager Felice Mazzù chose to play with the following team: A. Moris, B. Nieuwkoop, C. Burgess, J. Bager, S. Van der Heyden, D. Marcq, T. Teuma, C. Nielsen, D. Undav, D. Vanzeir and L. Lapoussin.


Union Saint-Gilloise made 5 changes: D. Marcq for K. Mitoma (46′), J. Bager for M. Sorinola (73′), B. Nieuwkoop for L. Amani (88′), T. Teuma for F. Avenatti (89′) and S. Van Der Heyden for G. Francois (88′).

OH Leuven: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, Marc Brys played with: R. Rúnarsson, S. Dewaest, C. De Norre, S. Chakla, C. Özkaçar, K. Malinov, X. Mercier, M. Maertens, S. Schrijvers, Mousa Al-Tamari and S. Kaba.


OH Leuven made 3 changes: K. Malinov for M. Keita (74′), S. Kaba for K. Rezaei (90′) and X. Mercier for A. De Sart (90′).



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