OOSTENDE. Cercle Brugge beat KV Oostende to win 2-1. A goal from D. Hotic was decisive in the 90min. It was Cercle Brugge to strike first with a goal of Ayase Ueda at the 24′. Then it was a penalty in the 66′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Dino Hotic gave the win to Cercle Brugge in the 90′ minute with a goal.
The match was played at the DIaz Arena stadium in Oostende on Saturday and it started at 6:15 pm local time. The referee was Lawrence Visser assisted by Rien Vanyzere and Thibaud Nijssen. The 4th official was Simon Bourdeaud’hui. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was freezing at -0.5 degrees Celsius or 31.06 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. KV Oostende was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Cercle Brugge that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Cercle Brugge was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Cercle Brugge won the encounter.
KV Oostende shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Cercle Brugge shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
KV Oostende received 3 yellow cards (Alfons Amade, David Atanga and T. Ambrose). Regarding the opposition, Cercle Brugge received 1 yellow card (H. Siquet).
After playing this match, KV Oostende will stay with 17 points to sit in the 17th place. Talking about the opposition, Cercle Brugge will have 30 points like OH Leuven to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, KV Oostende will play away against Zulte-Waregem on the 12th of February with a 9-7 head to head in favor of KV Oostende (11 draws).
Cercle Brugge will host Gent on the 29th of January with a 20-7 head to head in favor of Gent (5 draws).
KV Oostende – Formation
KV Oostende adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Dominik Thalhammer decided to play with the following team: Dillon Phillips, Anton Tanghe , Matej Rodin , Brecht Capon , Tatsuhiro Sakamoto , Alfons Amade , Kenny Rocha Santos , Théo Ndicka Matam , Nick Batzner , Thierry Ambrose and Ivan Durdov .
The home team had on the bench: David Atanga, Andy Musayev, Siebe Wylin, Osaze Urhoghide, Guillaume Hubert, Pierre Dwomoh and Indy Boonen.
KV Oostende could not rely on the presence of Osaze Urhoghide (injured).
KV Oostende made 3 changes: Nick Bätzner for David Atanga (58′), Kenny Rocha Santos for Pierre Dwomoh (59′) and Pierre Dwomoh for Osaze Urhoghide (88′).
Best player: Anton Tanghe
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for KV Oostende was Anton Tanghe.
His rating iswith 25 passes (56% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8.
Cercle Brugge – Formation
Also Cercle Brugge adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Miron Muslić played with: Warleson, Boris Popović , Christiaan Ravych , Jesper Daland , Hugo Siquet , Charles Vanhoutte , Abu Francis , Olivier Deman , Thibo Somers , Ayase Ueda and Kévin Denkey .
They had on the bench: Robbe Decostere, Dino Hotić, Emilio Kehrer, Jean Marcelin, Yann Gboho, Sébastien Bruzzese and Leonardo Lopes.
Cercle Brugge made 2 changes: H. Siquet for Yann Gboho (82′) and K. Denkey for Dino Hotic (88′).
Best player: Charles Vanhoutte
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Cercle Brugge was Charles Vanhoutte even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 37 passes (56% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.