OOSTENDE. Westerlo beat KV Oostende to win 2-1. A goal from L. Van was decisive in the 90min. It was Westerlo to strike first with a goal of Kyan Vaesen at the 11′. Then it was a goal in the 81′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Lukas Van Eenoo gave the win to Westerlo in the 90′ minute with a goal. Westerlo took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).
M. De Cuyper squandered a penalty (33′) for Westerlo.
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 Nicolas Laforge with the support of Quentin Lesceux and Vito Divincenzo. The 4th official was Matonga Simonini. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.7 degrees Celsius or 51.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
- 43 Ball Possession 57
- 22 Total 7
- 12 On Target 2
- 3 Off Target 3
- 7 Shots blocked 2
- 151 Attack 90
- 62 Dangerous attack 41
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 1
- 7 Corners 5
- 1 Off Sides 3
- 9 Total 9
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 2 Substitutions 4
Westerlo was in firm control of the ball 56% while KV Oostende was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
KV Oostende had a more offensive attitude with 62 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 12 were on target. Anyway, Westerlo was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
KV Oostende shot 22 times, 12 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Westerlo shot 7 times, 2 on target, 3 off target.
KV Oostende received 1 yellow card (Théo Ndicka Matam). Regarding the opposition, Westerlo received 2 yellow cards (Roman Neustädter and M. De Cuyper).
After playing this match, KV Oostende will stay with 24 points like Zulte-Waregem to hold in the 17th place. Regarding the opposition, Westerlo will have 48 points like Gent to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, KV Oostende will host OH Leuven on the 15th of April with a 8-8 head to head record.
Westerlo will host Club Brugge on the 15th of April with a 18-1 head to head in favor of Club Brugge (3 draws).
KV Oostende – Formation
KV Oostende started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Dominik Thalhammer decided to play with the following team: Guillaume Hubert, Osaze Urhoghide , Fanos Katelaris , Matej Rodin , Zech Medley , Tatsuhiro Sakamoto , Sieben Dewaele , Cameron McGeehan , David Atanga , Thierry Ambrose and Théo Ndicka Matam .
The home team had on the bench: Maxime D’Arpino, Mohamed Berte, Indy Boonen, Brecht Capon, Dillon Phillips, Ivan Durdov and Nick Bätzner.
KV Oostende made 2 changes: David Atanga for Ivan Durdov (66′) and Zechariah Medley for Maxime D’Arpino (77′).
Best player: Cameron McGeehan
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for KV Oostende was Cameron McGeehan.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 32 passes (62% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.
Westerlo – Formation
Westerlo started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Jonas De Roeck played with: Sinan Bolat, Bryan Reynolds , Roman Neustädter , Pietro Perdichizzi , Maxim De Cuyper , Lukas Van Eenoo , Nicolas Madsen , Mathias Fixelles , Yusuke Matsuo , Nene Dorgeles and Kyan Vaesen .
These were the players on the bench: Rubin Seigers, Igor Vetokele , Muhammed Gümüşkaya, Tuur Dierckx , Edisson Jordanov, Ravil Tagir and Nick Gillekens.
Westerlo made 4 changes: Yusuke Matsuo for Tuur Dierckx (69′), Dorgeles Nene for Rubin Seigers (77′), Kyan Vaesen for Vetokele (77′) and Mathias Fixelles for Muhammed Gumuskaya (90′).
Best player: Sinan Bolat
The most impressive player for Westerlo was the goalkeeper: Sinan Bolat. His rating is 8.15. He performed 8 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.
- Standard Liège – Zulte-Waregem – 2-2
- KV Oostende – Westerlo – 1-2
- Sint-Truiden – RFC Seraing – 2-1
- Kortrijk – Club Brugge – 1-0