Mechelen draws 0-0 with OH Leuven on Saturday

MECHELEN. Mechelen and OH Leuven could not score a single goal.

Mechelen draws 0-0 with OH Leuven on Saturday

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 12 Total 11
  • 2 On Target 1
  • 10 Off Target 10
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 96 Attack 105
  • 54 Dangerous attack 58
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 1
  • 5 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 8 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 1 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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′).

Match Timeline

J. Ngoy(var)
16'
19'
M. Al Tamari(var)
A. Da Cruz- Red
44'
B. Bolingoli- sub ->G. Hairemans
46'
65'
R. Holzhauser- sub ->J. D. Thorsteinsson
70'
M. Maertens- Yellow
D. Bates- sub ->J. Ngoy
75'
F. Soelle Soelle- sub ->N. Storm
78'
84'
N. Nsingi- sub ->H. Mendyl
84'
J. Dom- sub ->L. Patris
D. Buijs- Yellow
84'
87'
J. Dom- Yellow
F. Soelle Soelle- Yellow
90'
B. Bolingoli- Yellow
90'
J. Van Hecke- sub ->S. Walsh
90'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
G. Coucke 1.Belgium
7.0
D
S. Walsh 5.Netherlands
6.7
90'
D
T. Peyre 23.France
7.5
D
J. Vanlerberghe 30.Belgium
6.6
D
A. Van Hoorenbeeck 18.Belgium
6.2
M
R. Schoofs 16.Belgium
7.3
M
B. Verstraete 66.Belgium
7.0
M
A. da Cruz 22.Netherlands
6.0
44'
F
G. Hairemans 7.Belgium
6.9
46'
F
N. Storm 11.Belgium
6.8
78'
F
J. Ngoy 9.Belgium
6.4
75'
Substitutes
G
Y. Thoelen 15.Belgium
D
D. Bates 27.Scotland
6.3
75'
D
B. Bolingoli 21.Belgium
7.4
46' 90'
M
D. Wouters 4.Belgium
M
J. Hernandez 8.USA
M
J. Van 6.Belgium
90'

Mechelen started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Danny Buijs decided to play with the following team: Gaëtan Coucke (7.0), Sandy Walsh (6.7), Jordi Vanlerberghe (6.6), Thibault Peyre (7.5), Alec Van Hoorenbeeck (6.2), Birger Verstraete (7.0), Alessio Da Cruz (6.0), Rob Schoofs (7.3), Geoffry Hairemans (6.9), Julien Ngoy (6.4) and Nikola Storm (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Yannick Thoelen, David Bates (6.3), Dries Wouters, Jorge Hernandez, Jannes Van Hecke, Boli Bolingoli (7.4) and Frederic Soelle Soelle (6.5).

Substitutions

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 is (7.5) with 30 passes (96% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 3.

OH Leuven – Formation

OH Leuven
G
V. Cojocaru 12.Romania
7.0
D
F. Ricca Rostagnol 14.Uruguay
6.9
D
H. Mendyl 20.Morocco
6.7
84'
D
E. Pletinckx 28.Belgium
7.4
D
L. Patris 25.Belgium
7.1
84'
M
C. De Norre 24.Belgium
6.8
M
K. Malinov 4.Bulgaria
6.8
M
J. Thorsteinsson 7.Iceland
7.1
65'
M
M. Al Tamari 11.Jordan
7.0
F
M. Maertens 33.Belgium
7.4
70'
F
M. González 9.Spain
6.5
Substitutes
G
N. Jackers 29.Belgium
G
O. Ravet 38.Belgium
D
J. Dom 6.Belgium
84' 87'
D
D. Ouedraogo 15.Burkina Faso
D
P. Ngawa 5.Belgium
M
J. Costa 21.Portugal
M
T. Vlietinck 77.Belgium
M
N. Nsingi 43.Belgium
84'
M
R. Holzhauser 10.Austria
6.8
65'

OH Leuven started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

Marc Brys played with: Valentin Cojocaru (7.0), Louis Patris (7.1), Ewoud Pletinckx (7.4), Federico Ricca (6.9), Hamza Mendyl (6.7), Musa Al-Taamari (7.0), Kristiyan Malinov (6.8), Casper De Norre (6.8), Jón Dagur Þórsteinsson (7.1), Mathieu Maertens (7.4) and Mario González (6.5).

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 (6.8).

Substitutions

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 is (7.4) with 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.​