GENT. Union Saint-Gilloise and Gent draw 1-1. L. Amani scored the first goal (1′) for Union Saint-Gilloise. H. Cuypers settled the score (80′) with a penalty. Gent was surely better in terms of ball possession (62%)
The match was played at the GHELAMCO-arena stadium in Gent on Saturday and it started at 8:45 pm local time. The referee was Jan Boterberg with the assistance of Kevin Dhondt and Kevin Monteny. The 4th official was Bert Put. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 7.4 degrees Celsius or 45.27 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 83%.
- ! 62 Ball Possession 38
- 10 Total 4
- 3 On Target 2
- 4 Off Target 1
- 3 Shots blocked 1
- 169 Attack 103
- 70 Dangerous attack 37
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 1 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 3
- 1 Off Sides 2
- 4 Total 11
- 0 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 3
Gent had a superior ball possession 62% while Union Saint-Gilloise was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Gent had a more offensive attitude with 70 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. However, that was not enough Gent to win the match.
Gent shot 10 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Union Saint-Gilloise shot 5 times, 3 on target, 1 off target.
Gent didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Union Saint-Gilloise received 2 yellow cards (Y. Vertessen and Senne Lynen).
After playing this contest, Gent will have 55 points like Club Brugge to hold in the 4th place. On the other side, Union Saint-Gilloise will have 69 points to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Gent will host KV Oostende on the 23rd of April with a 12-8 head to head stats in favor of Gent (7 draws).
Union Saint-Gilloise will play away agasint Kortrijk on the 23rd of April with a 7-1 head to head stats in favor of Union Saint-Gilloise (3 draws).
Gent – Formation
Gent adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck decided to play with the following team: Paul Nardi, Alessio Castro-Montes , Joseph Okumu , Jordan Torunarigha , Matisse Samoise , Sven Kums , Julien De Sart , Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe , Malick Fofana , Hugo Cuypers and Gift Emmanuel Orban .
The home team had on the bench: Núrio Fortuna, Tarik Tissoudali, Hyunseok Hong , Davy Roef, Kamil Piątkowski , Jens Petter Hauge and Bruno Godeau.
Gent made 4 changes: Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe for Hong Hyeon-seok (46′), M. Fofana for Tarik Tissoudali (69′), M. Samoise for Kamil Piątkowski (70′) and Gift Emmanuel Orban for Nurio Fortuna (83′).
Best player: Alessio Castro-Montes
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Gent was Alessio Castro-Montes.
His rating iswith 73 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 16. He performed 1 cross.
Union Saint-Gilloise – Formation
Also Union Saint-Gilloise adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Karel Geraerts played with: Anthony Moris, Ismael Kandouss , Christian Burgess , Siebe Van Der Heyden , Bart Nieuwkoop , Jean Thierry Lazare Amani , Senne Lynen , Teddy Teuma , Loic Lapoussin , Simon Adingra and Victor Okoh Boniface .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Cameron Puertas, Oussama El Azzouzi, Ross Sykes, Lucas Pirard, Yorbe Vertessen , Guillaume François, Gustaf Nilsson and Joachim Imbrechts.
Union Saint-Gilloise made 3 changes: L. Amani for Oussama El Azzouzi (46′), Victor Boniface for Gustaf Nilsson (65′) and Simon Adingra for Yorbe Vertessen (65′).
Best player: Jean Thierry Lazare Amani
The player that probably impressed the most for Union Saint-Gilloise was Jean Thierry Lazare Amani.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 21 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
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