Antwerp destroys Standard Liège 4-1 with a superb performance. HIGHLIGHTS

DEURNE. Antwerp demolishes Standard Liège 4-1 with goals of

Antwerp destroys Standard Liège 4-1 with a superb performance. HIGHLIGHTS

DEURNE. Antwerp estinguishes Standard Liège 4-1 with goals of Vincent Janssen (8′), Arbnor Muja (29′), Merveille Bokadi (42′ own) and Vincent Janssen (87′). Talking about the opposition, Standard Liège scored with ​Steven Alzate (40′). Antwerp was truly better in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Bosuilstadion stadium in Deurne on Sunday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Jan Boterberg who had the assistance of Nick Senecaut and Kevin Monteny. The 4th official was Brent Staessens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 0.9 degrees Celsius or 33.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 62 Ball Possession 38
Shots
  • 11 Total 10
  • 10 On Target 3
  • 1 Off Target 7
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 110 Attack 87
  • 40 Dangerous attack 28
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 2
  • 4 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 20 Total 9
  • 3 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Antwerp had a superior ball possession 62% while Standard Liège was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Antwerp was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Antwerp won the match​.

Antwerp shot 11 times, 10 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Standard Liège shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Antwerp received 3 yellow cards (Vincent Janssen, C. Stengs and Ritchie De Laet). Talking about the opposition, Standard Liège received 1 yellow card (Gojko Cimirot).

Also, Standard Liège didn’t end the match with 11 players after Gojko Cimirot (Standard Liège) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (53′).

Match Timeline

Vincent Janssen(goal)J. Bataille
8'
Jelle Bataille(var)
9'
Arbnor Muja(goal)
29'
36'
Gojko Cimirot- Yellow
40'
Steven Alzate(goal)
42'
Merveille Bokadi(own-goal)
Vincent Janssen- Yellow
45'
46'
Denis Drăguş- sub ->C. Çanak
46'
Noah Ohio- sub ->S. Perica
53'
Gojko Cimirot(yellowred)
59'
Lucas Noubi Ngnokam- sub ->Aron Dönnum
Calvin Stengs- Yellow
69'
Ritchie De Laet- Yellow
71'
79'
A. Calut- sub ->Steven Alzate
Viktor Fischer- sub ->Michel-Ange Balikwisha
83'
Bruny Nsimba- sub ->Arbnor Muja
83'
Vincent Janssen(goal)Ritchie De Laet
87'
90'
Filippo Melegoni- sub ->Marlon Fossey
Gastón Ávila- sub ->J. Bataille
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Antwerp will have 45 points to hold in the 3rd place. Regarding the opposition, Standard Liège will stay with 34 points to remain in the 6th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Pro League, Antwerp will play away with Anderlecht on the 29th of January with a 7-4 head to head in favor of Anderlecht (6 draws).

Standard Liège will host Zulte-Waregem on the 18th of March with a 15-15 head to head.

Antwerp – Formation

Antwerp
G
Jean Butez 1.France
6.9
D
Ritchie De Laet 2.Belgium
7.1
90' 71'
D
Toby Alderweireld 23.Belgium
7.4
D
Jelle Bataille 34.Belgium
7.5
90'
D
6.8
M
Jurgen Ekkelenkamp 24.Netherlands
7.3
M
Arthur Vermeeren 48.Belgium
7.6
M
Arbnor Muja 11.Kosovo
7.0
83' Goals29'
M
Calvin Stengs 14.Netherlands
6.5
69'
M
7.1
83'
F
Vincent Janssen 18.Netherlands
8.6
45' Goals8', 87'
Substitutes
G
Ortwin De Wolf 26.Belgium
D
Zeno Van Den Bosch 33.Belgium
D
Gastón Ávila 22.Argentina
90'
M
A. Soussi 27.Belgium
F
Bruny Nsimba 17.Belgium
83'
F
Viktor Fischer 7.Denmark
83'

Antwerp started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Mark van Bommel decided to play with the following team: Jean Butez (6.9), Ritchie De Laet (7.1), Toby Alderweireld (7.4), William Pacho (6.8), Jelle Bataille (7.5), Calvin Stengs (6.5), Arthur Vermeeren (7.6), Arbnor Muja (7.0), Jurgen Ekkelenkamp (7.3), Michel Ange Balikwisha (7.1) and Vincent Janssen (8.6).

The home team had on the bench: Kobe Corbanie, Zeno Van Den Bosch, Ortwin De Wolf, Bruny Nsimba, Abderahmane Soussi, Viktor Fischer and Gastón Ávila.

Substitutions

Antwerp made 4 changes: Michel-Ange Balikwisha for Viktor Fischer (83′), Arbnor Muja for B. Nsimba (83′), Ritchie De Laet for K. Corbanie (90′) and J. Bataille for G. Ávila (90′).

Best player: Vincent Janssen​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Antwerp was Vincent Janssen.

His rating is (8.6) with 2 goals, 25 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 13.

Standard Liège – Formation

Standard Liège
G
Arnaud Bodart 16.Belgium
5.8
D
6.0
D
Gojko Cimirot 8.Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.1
53'
D
Merveille Bokadi 20.Congo DR
6.3
M
Marlon Fossey 13.USA
5.8
90'
M
Steven Alzate 14.England
7.2
79' Goals40'
M
Aron Dønnum 11.Norway
6.3
59'
M
William Balikwisha 22.Belgium
6.1
M
Cihan Çanak 61.Belgium
5.9
46'
F
Stipe Perica 28.Croatia
6.4
46'
F
Philip Zinckernagel 77.Denmark
7.0
Substitutes
G
Laurent Henkinet 30.Belgium
D
A. Calut 5.Belgium
6.2
79'
D
Lucas Noubi Ngnokam 51.Belgium
6.3
59'
M
Filippo Melegoni 21.Italy
90'
F
Noah Ohio 10.Netherlands
6.4
46'
F
Osher Davida 17.Israel
F
Denis Drăguş 7.Romania
6.6
46'

Standard Liège started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Ronny Deila played with: Arnaud Bodart (5.8), Gojko Cimirot (6.1), Merveille Bokadi (6.3), Konstantinos Laifis (6.0), Marlon Fossey (5.8), William Balikwisha (6.1), Steven Alzate (7.2), Cihan Canak (5.9), Aron Dønnum (6.3), Stipe Perica (6.4) and Philip Zinckernagel (7.0).

They had on the bench: Noah Ohio (6.4), Filippo Melegoni, Alexandro Calut (6.2), Osher Davida, Denis Drăguş (6.6), Lucas Noubi (6.3) and Laurent Henkinet.

Substitutions

Standard Liège made 5 changes: C. Çanak for Denis Dragus (46′), S. Perica for N. Ohio (46′), Aron Dönnum for L. Noubi (59′), Steven Alzate for A. Calut (79′) and Marlon Fossey for Filippo Melegoni (90′).

Best player: Steven Alzate​

The player that probably impressed the most for Standard Liège was Steven Alzate.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 37 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Pro League.​