MECHELEN. Mechelen and OH Leuven didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. OH Leuven was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (61%).
The match was played at the AFAS-stadion Achter de Kazerne stadium in Mechelen on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Bert Put who was helped by Romain Devillers and Lennert Becquet. The 4th official was Kevin Debeuckelaere. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold at 13.4 degrees Celsius or 56.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.
OH Leuven had a strong ball possession 61% while Mechelen was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
OH Leuven was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough OH Leuven to win the match.
Mechelen shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, OH Leuven shot 11 times, 1 on target, 10 off target.
Mechelen received 3 yellow cards (D. Buijs, B. Bolingoli and F. Soelle Soelle). On the opposite side, OH Leuven received 2 yellow cards (M. Maertens and J. Dom).
(Mechelen) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (44′).
After playing this encounter, Mechelen will have 11 points to hold in the 11th place. Talking about the opposition, OH Leuven will have 17 points to remain in the 4th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Mechelen will play away with Club Brugge on the 1st of October with a 17-6 head to head stats in favor of Club Brugge (8 draws).
OH Leuven will play away agasint Zulte-Waregem on the 8th of October with a 7-4 head to head statistic in favor of Zulte-Waregem (5 draws).
Mechelen – Formation
Mechelen started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Danny Buijs decided to play with the following team: Gaëtan Coucke, Sandy Walsh , Jordi Vanlerberghe , Thibault Peyre , Alec Van Hoorenbeeck , Birger Verstraete , Alessio Da Cruz , Rob Schoofs , Geoffry Hairemans , Julien Ngoy and Nikola Storm .
The home team had on the bench: Yannick Thoelen, David Bates, Dries Wouters, Jorge Hernandez, Jannes Van Hecke, Boli Bolingoli and Frederic Soelle Soelle .
Mechelen made 4 changes: G. Hairemans for B. Bolingoli (46′), J. Ngoy for D. Bates (75′), N. Storm for F. Soelle Soelle (78′) and S. Walsh for J. Van Hecke (90′).
Best player: Thibault Peyre
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Mechelen was Thibault Peyre.
His rating iswith 30 passes (96% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.
OH Leuven – Formation
OH Leuven started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
Marc Brys played with: Valentin Cojocaru, Louis Patris , Ewoud Pletinckx , Federico Ricca , Hamza Mendyl , Musa Al-Taamari , Kristiyan Malinov , Casper De Norre , Jón Dagur Þórsteinsson , Mathieu Maertens and Mario González .
These were the players on the bench: Nordin Jackers, Joren Dom, João Gamboa, Thibault Vlietinck, Oregan Ravet, Nachon Nsingi, Dylan Ouedraogo, Pierre-Yves Ngawa and Raphael Holzhauser.
OH Leuven made 3 changes: J. D. Thorsteinsson for R. Holzhauser (65′), L. Patris for J. Dom (84′) and H. Mendyl for N. Nsingi (84′).
Best player: Ewoud Pletinckx
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for OH Leuven was Ewoud Pletinckx.
His rating iswith 43 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.