OOSTENDE. KV Oostende beats Kortrijk 3-1.
The match was played at the DIaz Arena stadium in Oostende on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Wim Smet with the support of Mathias Hillaert and Ruben Wyns. The 4th official was Tom Stevens. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.9 degrees Celsius or 51.62 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. KV Oostende 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
KV Oostende had a more offensive attitude with 59 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why KV Oostende won the match.
KV Oostende shot 20 times, 10 on target, 10 off target. Regarding the opposition, Kortrijk shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
KV Oostende received 3 yellow cards (A. Tanghe, F. Hornby and T. Sakamoto). On the other side, Kortrijk received 2 yellow cards (H. Keita and A. Radovanovic).
Also, Kortrijk didn’t end the match with 11 players after H. Keita (Kortrijk) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (34′).
After this contest, KV Oostende will have 17 points to hold in the 14th place. On the other side, Kortrijk will stay with 12 points like Zulte-Waregem to sit in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, KV Oostende will play away against Westerlo on the 12th of November with a 8-2 head to head record in favor of KV Oostende (2 draws).
Kortrijk will host Gent on the 13th of November with a 18-11 head to head in favor of Gent (8 draws).
KV Oostende – Formation
KV Oostende started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Dominik Thalhammer decided to play with the following team: Dillon Phillips, Osaze Urhoghide , Anton Tanghe , Brecht Capon , Robbie D’Haese , Kenny Rocha Santos , Cameron McGeehan , Tatsuhiro Sakamoto , Indy Boonen , Fraser Hornby and Thierry Ambrose .
The home team had on the bench: Manuel Osifo, Guillaume Hubert, Alessandro Albanese, Théo Ndicka Matam, Nick Batzner, Fanos Katelaris and David Atanga .
KV Oostende made 4 changes: I. Boonen for D. Atanga (60′), B. Capon for F. Katelaris (60′), R. D’Haese for A. Albanese (65′) and K. Rocha Santos for M. Osifo (89′).
Best player: Cameron McGeehan
The most impressive player for KV Oostende was Cameron McGeehan.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 37 passes (78% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Kortrijk – Formation
Kortrijk started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Adnan Čustović played with: Marko Ilić, Oleksii Sych , Dorian Dessoleil , Aleksandar Radovanović , Kristof D’Haene , Habib Keita , Tsuyoshi Watanabe , Faïz Selemani , Billal Messaoudi , Massimo Bruno and Felipe Avenatti .
These were the players on the bench: Tom Vandenberghe, Nayel Mehssatou, David Henen, Stjepan Lončar, Dylan Mbayo , Dion De Neve, João Silva and Satoshi Tanaka .
Kortrijk made 3 changes: F. Selemani for S. Tanaka (46′), B. Messaoudi for D. Mbayo (66′) and M. Bruno for D. Henen (67′).
Best player: Marko Ilić
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Kortrijk was the goalkeeper: Marko Ilić. His rating is 7.14. He performed 6 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.