KV OOSTENDE - KAA GENT 1 - 0
The coastboys take a six on six and are leading the Jupiler Pro League.
For the meeting against Gent, coach Blessin had to tinker with his team. Capon, D'Haese and Jäkel were missing. Amade, Ndicka and Tanghe took their place. Star holder Theate made his first appearance this season and this to the detriment of Medley.
The people of Ghent started the game brightly but the first chance was for the home team. Boonen's shot deflected off a Ghent leg and Bolat had difficulty fending it off. The next big chance was also for KVO but Theate headed a sharply cut free kick from D'Arpino high over. At the other end a deflected shot from Samoise was blocked in the corner. The visitors had an enormous chance on the half-hour mark. After a corner kick by Odjidja the ball got stuck in the Ostend goal area but fortunately for KVO the visitors were unable to finish. In the end of a fierce first half both teams tried to find an opening but they rested with a score of spectacles.
The same picture prevailed at the start of the second half with both teams going full steam ahead. However, the unfortunate Boonen had to be carried off with a stretcher and was replaced by Bätzner. Kvasina was also replaced by Ambrose. The nippy striker immediately made a name for himself with a ground-breaking shot that Bolat had a lot of trouble with. The coastal team took the lead when Ndicka found Gueye in the box with a great cross. The tall striker nodded the ball past a chanceless Bolat (1-0). Vanhaezebrouck immediately brought on Bruno and Depoitre for Hjulsager and Malede. Bruno had a chance to equalise, but hit the side netting and at the other end a corner kick ended via a Gentenaar on the roof of Bolat's goal. After 97 intense minutes Boucaut whistled for the end and the coastboys take the lead.
Goals: 73′ 1-0 (Gueye)
Yellow cards: 31′ Tanghe, 44′ Boonen, 51′ Gueye, 94′ Kums
Referee: Mr. Boucaut
KV Ostend: Hubert, Hendry, Theate, D'Arpino, Ndicka, Gueye, Rocha Santos, Boonen (55′ Bätzner), Kvasina (55′ Ambrose), Amade (86′ Osifo), Tanghe
Substitutes: Schelfhout, Medley, Berte, Osifo, Patoulidis, Ambrose
KAA Gent: Bolat, Okumu, Ngadeu, Odjidja-Ofoe, De Sart (85′ Kums), Castro-Montes, Hjulsager (76′ Depoitre), Samoise, Hanche-Olsen, Malede (76′ Bruno), Tissoudali
Substitutes: Roef, Operi, Oladoye, Bruno, Kums, Depoitre, Godeau