KV OOSTENDE - RSC ANDERLECHT 2 - 2
After a fascinating game of football, the coast boys and the people of Brussels share the points.
The visitors started the game brightly with a lot of ball possession. The coastal team escaped an early deficit when Hubert intervened brilliantly on a shot by Amuzu. The goal fell on the other side when Gueye was sent off. The Senegalese striker beat Van Crombrugge with a groundbreaking shot (1-0). After a quick change of direction, Refaelov beat the Ostend goalie but after intervention by VAR the goal was disallowed for being offside. Zirkzee was unlucky to find the wood in his path. At the other end Van Crombrugge saved the first but was beaten when Jäkel headed in the crossbar and Gueye tapped in the rebound (2-0). In the end of the first half, Zirkzee hit the target wood for the second time.
Kouamé was given a red card immediately after the break for assaulting Jäkel. The first chance after the break was for the visitors, but Zirkzee was unable to clear a mistake in the Ostend defence. At the other end a shot by Gueye went just over the bar. With still half an hour to go Anderlecht took a bit of a break as Zirkzee tackled Hubert when he was heading for the Ostend goalie (2-1).. Gueye remained a scourge for the Brussels defence, but he always found Van Crombrugge in his way. Instead of a 3rd Ostend goal, Raman's header brought the team from Brussels alongside (2-2).. Gueye was unlucky in the absolute end that the visiting goalkeeper was again alert.
Goals: 7′ 1-0 (Gueye), 29′ 2-0 (Gueye), 62′ 2-1 (Zirkzee), 81′ 2-2 (Raman)
Yellow cards34′ Amuzu, 35′ Ndicka, 93′ Tanghe
Red cards47′ Koamé
KV Ostend: Hubert, D'Arpino, Ndicka, Gueye (90′ Kvasina), Rocha Santos (78′ Osifo), Jakel, Amade, Capon, Tanghe, Bätzner (90′ Koziello), Ambrose
Invaders: Schelfhout, Medley, Osifo, Kvasina, Coninckx, Patoulidis, Koziello
Anderlecht: Van Crombrugge, Hoedt, Harwood Bellis, Amuzu (80′ Verschaeren), Cullen, Refaelov (58′ Raman), Gomez, Olssen (80′ Ashimeru), Zirkzee (88′ Magellan), Murillo, Koamé
Invaders: Coosemans, Magellan, Raman, Mykhailichenko, Verbruggen, Ashimeru, Colassin, Verschaeren, Kana,