BRUGGE. Club Brugge recovers against Sporting Charleroi with a goal on the Y. Badji 14′ and an own goal from B. Mechele 16′.
The match was played at the Jan Breydelstadion stadium in Brugge on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Jonathan Lardot who had the assistance of Florian Lemaire and Kevin Dhondt. The 4th official was Wesli De Cremer. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 1.4 degrees Celsius or 34.59 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Club Brugge was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Sporting Charleroi that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Club Brugge was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Club Brugge to win the match.
Club Brugge shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Sporting Charleroi shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target.
Club Brugge received 2 yellow cards (Noa Lang and T. Buchanan). On the opposite side, Sporting Charleroi received 4 yellow cards (Daan Heymans, K. Nkuba, J. Van Cleemput and A. Descotte).
Also, Sporting Charleroi didn’t end the match with 11 players after M. Boukamir (Sporting Charleroi) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (74′).
After playing this encounter, Club Brugge will have 37 points to sit in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Sporting Charleroi will have 27 points like Anderlecht to sit in the 12th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Club Brugge will play away against Zulte-Waregem on the 29th of January with a 28-10 head to head record in favor of Club Brugge (8 draws).
Sporting Charleroi will host Union Saint-Gilloise on the 28th of January with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Union Saint-Gilloise (0 draws).
Club Brugge – Formation
Club Brugge started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Scott Parker decided to play with the following team: Simon Mignolet, Tajon Buchanan , Brandon Mechele , Denis Odoi , Bjorn Meijer , Casper Nielsen , Raphael Onyedika , Hans Vanaken , Antonio Nusa , Roman Yaremchuk and Noa Lang .
The home team had on the bench: Ferran Jutglà, Clinton Mata, Andreas Skov Olsen, Josef Bursik, Mats Rits , Abakar Sylla, Dedryck Boyata, Kamal Sowah and Nick Shinton.
Club Brugge made 4 changes: A. Nusa for Andreas Skov Olsen (46′), Casper Nielsen for Mats Rits (64′), Roman Yaremchuk for Ferran Jutglà (80′) and Hans Vanaken for Kamal Sowah (86′).
Best player: Noa Lang
The player that probably impressed the most for Club Brugge was Noa Lang.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 42 passes (59% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 2 crosses.
Sporting Charleroi – Formation
Sporting Charleroi started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Felice Mazzù played with: Hervé Koffi, Jonas Bager , Damien Marcq , Mehdi Boukamir , Ken Nkuba , Daan Heymans , Marco Ilaimaharitra , Adem Zorgane , Joris Kayembe Ditu , Youssouph Badji and Isaac Mbenza .
These were the players on the bench: Jackson Tchatchoua, Amirhossein Hosseinzadeh, Anthony Descotte , Stefan Knežević, Pierre Patron, Jules Van Cleemput and Ryota Morioka.
Sporting Charleroi could not rely on the presence of A. Descotte (injured).
Sporting Charleroi made 3 changes: Y. Badji for A. Descotte (61′), K. Nkuba for J. Van Cleemput (71′) and Isaac Mbenza for Jackson Tchatchoua (71′).
Best player: Joris Kayembe Ditu
The most impressive player for Sporting Charleroi was Joris Kayembe Ditu.
His rating iswith 47 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.