Pro League: Sporting Charleroi recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Gent 2-1

CHARLEROI. Sporting Charleroi was able to turn the table against Gent to win 2-1.

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CHARLEROI. Sporting Charleroi succeeded in turn the table against Gent to win 2-1. It was Gent to strike first with a goal of Hong Hyun-Seok at the 22′. Then it was a goal in the 37′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, A. Zorgane gave the win to Sporting Charleroi in the 73′ minute with a goal. Sporting Charleroi took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).

J. Okumu received a red card (39′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Gent lost the match.

The match was played at the Stade du Pays de Charleroi stadium in Charleroi on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Lothar D’hondt with the assistance of Romain Devillers and Vito Divincenzo. The 4th official was Alexandre Boucaut. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 24.2 degrees Celsius or 75.47 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 43%.​

Match Statistics

Sporting Charleroi was in firm control of the ball 56% while Gent was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Sporting Charleroi was more aggressive with 61 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sporting Charleroi won the contest.

Sporting Charleroi shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Gent shot 9 times, 1 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Sporting Charleroi received 2 yellow cards (J. Kayembe and D. Heymans). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Gent.

Also, Gent didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after J. Okumu (Gent) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (39′).

After this match, Sporting Charleroi will have 9 points like Anderlecht to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, Gent will stay with 11 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 22'
    22'

    Hong Hyun-Seok

    M. Samoise

  • 24'
    24'

    J. Kayembe

  • 37'
    37'

    R. Morioka

    K. Nkuba

  • 39'
    39'

    J. Okumu

  • 63'
    63'

    A. Gholizadeh

    M. Ilaimaharitra

  • 67'
    67'

    J. P. Hauge

    H. Cuypers

  • 70'
    70'

    D. Heymans

  • 70'
    70'

    N. Benbouali

    K. Nkuba

  • 73'
    73'

    A. Zorgane

  • 81'
    81'

    V. Odjidja-Ofoe

    S. Marreh

  • 81'
    81'

    D. Lemajic

    L. Depoitre

  • 81'
    81'

    A. Hanche-Olsen

    M. Samoise

  • 88'
    88'

    L. Bessile

    I. Mbenza

  • 88'
    88'

    A. Hosseinzadeh

    R. Morioka

  • 88'
    88'

    D. Marcq

    D. Heymans

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Sporting Charleroi will play away with OH Leuven on the 10th of September with a 4-4 head to head record.

Sporting Charleroi: Formation and Lineups

Sporting Charleroi started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Edward Still chose to play with the following team: Pierre Patron (6.1), Jonas Bager (7.1), Stelios Andreou (6.6), Joris Kayembe Ditu (7.3), Ken Nkuba (7.0), Marco Ilaimaharitra (6.8), Adem Zorgane (7.1), Ryota Morioka (8.4), Jackson Tchatchoua (7.1), Isaac Mbenza (7.1) and Daan Heymans (7.0).

Substitutes

Sporting Charleroi made 5 changes: M. Ilaimaharitra for A. Gholizadeh (63′), K. Nkuba for N. Benbouali (70′), I. Mbenza for L. Bessile (88′), R. Morioka for A. Hosseinzadeh (88′) and D. Heymans for D. Marcq (88′).

Top player: Ryota Morioka

The player who no doubt impressed Sporting Charleroi the most was Ryota Morioka.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 63 passes (85% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 5 crosses.

Gent: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Hein Vanhaezebrouck played with: Davy Roef (6.2), Joseph Okumu (6.8), Michael Ngadeu (6.2), Jordan Torunarigha (6.4), Matisse Samoise (6.8), Sven Kums (6.4), Sulayman Marreh (6.9), Alessio Castro-Montes (7.1), Hyunseok Hong (7.4), Laurent Depoitre (6.3) and Hugo Cuypers (6.5).

Substitutes

Gent made 4 changes: H. Cuypers for J. P. Hauge (67′), S. Marreh for V. Odjidja-Ofoe (81′), L. Depoitre for D. Lemajic (81′) and M. Samoise for A. Hanche-Olsen (81′).

Top player: Hyunseok Hong

The player who no doubt impressed Gent the most was Hyunseok Hong.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 34 passes (67% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5.

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