CHARLEROI. Sporting Charleroi topped Zulte-Waregem. Sporting Charleroi was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (64%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Stade du Pays de Charleroi stadium in Charleroi on Saturday and it started at 6:15 pm local time. The referee was Nathan Verboomen with the support of Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Kevin Debeuckelaere. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.1 degrees Celsius or 51.91 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
- ! 64 Ball Possession 36
- 18 Total 8
- 8 On Target 5
- 8 Off Target 1
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 139 Attack 81
- 65 Dangerous attack 31
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 5
- 11 Total 15
- 3 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 3
Sporting Charleroi had a strong ball possession 64% while Zulte-Waregem was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sporting Charleroi was more pushing with 65 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sporting Charleroi won the match.
Sporting Charleroi shot 18 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Zulte-Waregem shot 8 times, 5 on target, 1 off target.
Sporting Charleroi received 3 yellow cards (S. Knežević, Dillon Sheppard and Isaac Mbenza). Regarding the opposition, Zulte-Waregem received 1 yellow card (Karol Fila).
After this contest, Sporting Charleroi will have 47 points to remain in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Zulte-Waregem will stay with 24 points like KV Oostende to sit in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Sporting Charleroi will host Genk on the 23rd of April with a 19-14 head to head stats in favor of Genk (8 draws).
Zulte-Waregem will host Cercle Brugge on the 23rd of April with a 15-12 head to head record in favor of Zulte-Waregem (7 draws).
Sporting Charleroi – Formation
Sporting Charleroi started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Felice Mazzù decided to play with the following team: Hervé Koffi, Stelios Andreou , Damien Marcq , Stefan Knežević , Jackson Tchatchoua , Marco Ilaimaharitra , Adem Zorgane , Isaac Mbenza , Amirhossein Hosseinzadeh , Youssouph Badji and Vakoun Issouf Bayo .
The home team had on the bench: Valentine Ozornwafor, Adrien Bongiovanni, Joris Kayembe Ditu, Daan Heymans , Killian Lokembo Lokaso, Ken Nkuba and Martin Delavalée.
Sporting Charleroi could not rely on the presence of V. Ozornwafor (injured).
Sporting Charleroi made 4 changes: Stelios Andreou for Joris Kayembe Ditu (33′), Jackson Tchatchoua for Ken Tshiend (63′), A. Hosseinzadeh for Daan Heymans (64′) and Vakoun Issouf Bayo for Valentine Ozornwafor (90′).
Best player: Youssouph Badji
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sporting Charleroi was Youssouph Badji even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 35 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.
Zulte-Waregem – Formation
Zulte-Waregem started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Frederik D\’Hollander played with: Louis Bostyn, Karol Fila , Lukas Willen , Borja López , Novatus Dismas , Ruud Vormer , Abdoulaye Sissako , Alioune Ndour , Jelle Vossen , Alieu Fadera and Zinho Gano .
These were the players on the bench: Christian Brüls, Sammy Bossut, Wout De Buyser, Arthur Harinck, Moudou Tambedou, Stan Braem and Nicolas Rommens.
Zulte-Waregem could not rely on the presence of Wout De Buyser (injured) and Stan Braem (injured).
Zulte-Waregem made 3 changes: Alioune Ndour for Christian Bruls (77′), Karol Fila for Wout Debuyser (84′) and Jelle Vossen for Stan Braem (90′).
Best player: Alieu Fadera
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Zulte-Waregem was Alieu Fadera.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 14 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 20.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.
- Sporting Charleroi – Zulte-Waregem – 3-2
- Kortrijk – AS Eupen – 0-0
- OH Leuven – Mechelen – 4-1
- Gent – Union Saint-Gilloise – 1-1