SINT TRUIDEN. Sint-Truiden beats Zulte-Waregem with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Hayashi (28′) and a goal from G. Bruno (70′). Sint-Truiden was much superior in terms of ball possession (63%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stadion Stayen stadium in Sint Truiden on Tuesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Jonathan Lardot who was helped by Quentin Lesceux and Quentin Blaise. The 4th official was Michiel Allaerts.
- ! 63 Ball Possession 37
- 14 Total 5
- 4 On Target 2
- 10 Off Target 3
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 151 Attack 81
- 44 Dangerous attack 24
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 3
- 3 Off Sides 2
- 10 Total 10
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 1
- 1 Substitutions 3
Sint-Truiden was in firm control of the ball 63% while Zulte-Waregem was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sint-Truiden was more pushing with 44 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sint-Truiden won the match.
Sint-Truiden shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Zulte-Waregem shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
Sint-Truiden didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Zulte-Waregem received 1 yellow card (Moudou Tambedou).
Also, Zulte-Waregem didn’t end the match with 11 players after Bent Sormo (Zulte-Waregem) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (36′).
After playing this match, Sint-Truiden will have 26 points like OH Leuven and Cercle Brugge to remain in the 10th place. On the other side, Zulte-Waregem will stay with 13 points to remain in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Sint-Truiden will play away against Standard Liège on the 6th of January with a 13-7 head to head stats in favor of Sint-Truiden (10 draws).
Zulte-Waregem will host Club Brugge on the 29th of January with a 28-10 head to head stats in favor of Club Brugge (8 draws).
Sint-Truiden – Formation
Sint-Truiden started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Bernd Hollerbach decided to play with the following team: Daniel Schmidt, Matte Smets , Toni Leistner , Wolke Janssens , Daiki Hashioka , Shinji Okazaki , Frank Boya , Christian Brüls , Eric Bocat , Daichi Hayashi and Gianni Bruno .
The home team had on the bench: Olivier Dumont, Fábio Baptista, Robert Bauer, Ferre Slegers, Jo Coppens, Stan Van Desseland Andrea Librici.
Sint-Truiden made only 1 change substituting Eric Bocat for Stan Van Dessel (61′).
Best player: Christian Brüls
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sint-Truiden was Christian Brüls even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 53 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 7 crosses.
Zulte-Waregem – Formation
Zulte-Waregem started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
M’Baye Leye played with: Louis Bostyn, Alessandro Ciranni , Bent Sormo , Timothy Derijck , Borja López , Alieu Fadera , Abdoulaye Sissako , Moudou Tambedou , Nicolas Rommens , Zinho Gano and Alioune Ndour .
These were the players on the bench: Cheikh Thiam, Dani Ramirez, Lasse Vigen Christensen, Novatus Dismas, Nnamdi Chinonso Offor , Sammy Bossut and Pape Diop .
Zulte-Waregem made 3 changes: Nicolas Rommens for Pape Demba Diop (58′), Alioune Ndour for Novatus Miroshi (58′) and Abdoulaye Sissako for Chinonso Offor (75′).
Best player: Zinho Gano
The most impressive player for Zulte-Waregem was Zinho Gano.
His rating iswith 24 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.
- Sint-Truiden – Zulte-Waregem – 2-0
- Westerlo – Antwerp – 3-3