DENDERLEEUW. Excelsior Virton had a narrow win over Dender.
O. Myny received a red card (53′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Dender lost the match.
The match was played at the Van Roystadion stadium in Denderleeuw on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Jordy Vermeire with the assistance of Lennert Becquet and Brecht Devriese. The 4th official was Maarten Toeback. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was freezing at -0.7 degrees Celsius or 30.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 93%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Dender was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Excelsior Virton that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Dender was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, Excelsior Virton managed to find the solution to win this encounter.
Dender shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Excelsior Virton shot 16 times, 12 on target, 4 off target.
Dender received 2 yellow cards (O. Myny and K. Houdret). Regarding the opposition, Excelsior Virton received 3 yellow cards (R. Khemais, K. Masangu and A. Allach).
O. Myny (Dender) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (53′).
After this match, Dender will stay with 18 points to remain in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Excelsior Virton will have 14 points to sit in the 12th place.
In the next match in the First Division B, Dender will play away with Waasland-Beveren on the 11th of February with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Waasland-Beveren (2 draws).
Excelsior Virton will host KRC Genk II on the 12th of February with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Excelsior Virton (0 draws).
Dender – Formation
The manager Regi Van Acker decided to play with the following team: Xavier Gies, Stefano Marzo, Kjetil Borry, Valerii Dubko, Kenneth Houdret, Alexandre De Bruyn, Olivier Myny, Nathan Rodes, Antoine De Bodt, Zakaria Atteri and Joachim Benjamin Ngongo Butalenga.
Dender made 4 changes: Alexandre De Bruyn for R. M’Barki (65′), K. Houdret for D. Fofana (76′), N. Rôdes for L. Hens (82′) and Z. Atteri for M. Lallemand (82′).
Excelsior Virton – Formation
Christian Bracconi played with: Thomas Vincensini, Pierre Bourdin, Kino Delorge, Ruben Droehnle, Rayanne Khemais, Marc Olivier Doue, Vincent Koziello, Kéres Masangu, Yann Mabella, Hakim Djamel Abdallah and Alessandro Albanese.
They had on the bench: Simon Paulet, Anthony Sadin, Matias Lloci, Yannick Aguemon, William Rémy, Ayyoub Allach and Ilombé Mboyo.
Excelsior Virton made 5 changes: R. Khemais for W. Rémy (46′), Alessandro Albanese for Yanick Aguemon (70′), Vincent Koziello for S. Paulet (70′), M. Doué for A. Allach (82′) and H. Abdallah for I. Mboyo (89′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the First Division B.