BRUSSELS. Anderlecht estinguishes Kortrijk 4-1 with goals of Y. Verschaeren (27′), M. Ashimeru (59′), J. Vertonghen (64′) and L. Refaelov (75′ pen). Regarding the opposition, Kortrijk scored with F. Selemani (62′).
The match was played at the Lotto Park stadium in Brussels. The referee was Nathan Verboomen who had the assistance of Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Quentin Pirard. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.67 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Anderlecht was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Kortrijk that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Anderlecht had a more offensive attitude with 43 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Anderlecht won the match.
Anderlecht shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Kortrijk shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Anderlecht received 1 yellow card (K. Arnstad). Regarding the opposition, Kortrijk received 2 yellow cards (D. Dessoleil and K. Vandendriessche).
After playing this contest, Anderlecht will have 13 points like Sint-Truiden to hold in the 8th place. On the other side, Kortrijk will stay with 7 points to sit in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Anderlecht will play away with Mechelen on the 9th of October with a 14-5 head to head record in favor of Anderlecht (9 draws).
Kortrijk will play away agasint Genk on the 8th of October with a 15-9 head to head stats in favor of Genk (8 draws).
Anderlecht – Formation
Anderlecht started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Felice Mazzù decided to play with the following team: Hendrik Van Crombrugge, Michael Murillo , Zeno Debast , Wesley Hoedt , Jan Vertonghen , Kristian Arnstad , Majeed Ashimeru , Yari Verschaeren , Francis Amuzu , Fábio Silva and Lior Refaelov .
The home team had on the bench: Bart Verbruggen, Sebastiano Esposito, Marco Kana , Colin Coosemans, Mario Stroeykens, Ishaq Abdulrazak, Killian Sardella , Julien Duranville and Hannes Delcroix .
Anderlecht could not rely on the presence of J. Duranville (injured).
Anderlecht made 5 changes: F. Amuzu for J. Duranville (18′), K. Arnstad for M. Kana (76′), L. Refaelov for S. Esposito (76′), F. Silva for H. Delcroix (82′) and Z. Debast for K. Sardella (82′).
Best player: Lior Refaelov
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Anderlecht was Lior Refaelov.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 27 passes (77% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 6 crosses.
Kortrijk – Formation
Kortrijk started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
Karim Belhocine played with: Marko Ilić, Tsuyoshi Watanabe , Dorian Dessoleil , Aleksandar Radovanović , Oleksii Sych , Kevin Vandendriessche , Satoshi Tanaka , Stjepan Lončar , Kristof D’Haene , Didier Lamkel Zé and Billal Messaoudi .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Tom Vandenberghe, Felipe Avenatti, Maxim De Man, Dylan Mbayo , Habib Keita , David Henen, Faïz Selemani , João Silva and Nayel Mehssatou .
Kortrijk made 5 changes: B. Messaoudi for F. Selemani (58′), K. Vandendriessche for H. Keita (58′), D. Dessoleil for F. Avenatti (66′), S. Loncar for D. Mbayo (77′) and O. Sych for N. Mehssatou (77′).
Best player: Faïz Selemani
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Kortrijk was Faïz Selemani.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 58′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.