SINT TRUIDEN. Gent was finally too good for Sint-Truiden with the goal of I. Salah (34′), Hugo Cuypers (44′) and Hugo Cuypers (55′). Gent was surely superior in terms of ball possession (74%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stadion Stayen stadium in Sint Truiden on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Nathan Verboomen with the help of Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Tom Stevens.
Gent had a superior ball possession 74% while Sint-Truiden was struggling with a 26% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Gent had a more offensive attitude with 42 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Gent won the match.
Sint-Truiden shot 4 times, 0 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Gent shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.
Sint-Truiden received 2 yellow cards (Wolke Janssens and Stan Van Dessel). Regarding the opposition, Gent didn’t receive any yellow card.
(Sint-Truiden) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (16′).
After playing this match, Sint-Truiden will stay with 31 points like Westerlo to sit in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Gent will have 38 points to sit in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Sint-Truiden will play away against OH Leuven on the 28th of January with a 8-4 head to head in favor of Sint-Truiden (3 draws).
Gent will play away agasint Zulte-Waregem on the 12th of March with a 18-14 head to head record in favor of Gent (10 draws).
Sint-Truiden – Formation
Sint-Truiden started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Bernd Hollerbach decided to play with the following team: Daniel Schmidt, Wolke Janssens , Jorge Teixeira , Robert Bauer , Daiki Hashioka , Frank Boya , Olivier Dumont , Aboubakary Koita , Rocco Reitz , Shinji Okazaki and Daichi Hayashi .
The home team had on the bench: Shinji Kagawa, Matte Smets, Andrea Librici, Stan Van Dessel, Jo Coppens, Fatih Kaya and Eric Bocat.
Sint-Truiden made 3 changes: Daichi Hayashi for Eric Junior Bocat (37′), Shinji Okazaki for Fatih Kaya (86′) and Olivier Dumont for Stan Van Dessel (87′).
Best player: Rocco Reitz
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sint-Truiden was Rocco Reitz.
His rating iswith 28 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.
Gent – Formation
Gent started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Hein Vanhaezebrouck played with: Paul Nardi, Kamil Piątkowski , Joseph Okumu , Michael Ngadeu , Jordan Torunarigha , Julien De Sart , Hyunseok Hong , Sven Kums , Andrew Hjulsager , Hugo Cuypers and Ibrahim Salah .
They had on the bench: Jens Petter Hauge, Malick Fofana, Laurent Depoitre , Darko Lemajić, Alessio Castro-Montes , Sulayman Marreh and Davy Roef.
Gent could not rely on the presence of Alessio Castro-Montes (injured).
Gent made 4 changes: Andrew Hjulsager for Alessio Castro-Montes (37′), Kamil Piatkowski for J. Hauge (64′), J. Torunarigha for Laurent Depoitre (81′) and I. Salah for M. Fofana (81′).
Best player: Hugo Cuypers
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Gent was Hugo Cuypers.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 17 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.