GAMES RSC Anderlecht faced Ostend in today's match and won with 1-0. With the victory, Anderlecht start the seaosn with 4 points out of six. Sofiane Hanni scored the only goal of the match.
Anderlecht started with a lot of good intentions, but the last pass was often not good enough. The result was just one single effort between the posts and a whole lot of corner kicks. Ostend brought about the same as Anderlecht leading to a logical 0-0 at half time.
The Mauves tried to increase the pace after the break forcing goalkeeper Proto to a few saves, mostly on shots from distance. Ostend counter attacked well though: Spajic saved the Belgian champions with a few good last-minute interventions. And also Sels had to stop Jali who had broken through the defense. The goal fell on the other side though: a good Onyekuru was sent deep; his shot was saved by Proto, but Hanni scored in the rebound. After that goal, Anderlecht controled the match and won: 1-0.
Goals: 77' Hanni 1-0
Anderlecht: Sels, Kara, Spajic, Appiah (74' Stanciu), Obradovic, Hanni, Onyekuru (84' Trebel), Kums, Dendoncker, Chipciu, Teodorzcyk (54' Thelin)
Ostend: Proto, Capon, Rozehnal, Tomasevic, Milic, Zivkovic (76' Cyriac), Jali, Vandendriessche, Musona (68' Canesin), Banda (82' Akpala), El Ghanassy
Yellow: 8' Tomasevic, 37' Capon, 38' Hanni, 80' Rozenhal
Phases of the match:
93' End of the game.
92' Stanciu turns and shoots! The ball goes out on the wrong side of the post.
90' Chance for Ostend with shot. The chance is being stopped with a block.
84' Replacement: Trebel in, Onyekuru out.
82' Onyekuru appears alone in front of the keeper; the goalie is faster than his opponent and saves. Set up the action with a nice combination.
80' Rozehnal reacts fiercefully on a decision of the referee. The referee takes out yellow.
77' GOAL! Hanni scores in the rebound!
75' Replacement: Cyriac in, Zivkovic out.
74' The ball passes the line in favour of RSC Anderlecht: corner kick.
73' Replacement: Stanciu in, Appiah out.
73' El Ghanassy appears alone in front of the keeper, but Sels stands in the path of the ball. A corner kick is the result.
70' El Ghanassy appears alone in front of the keeper, but the defender rescues. It will be a corner kick.
67' Replacement: Canesin in, Musona out.
65' The ball passes the line in favour of the Belgian record champions: corner kick.
62' Chance for Obradovic with a shot! The goalie makes a save with a jump. Dendoncker was the leading player in the action with a good combination.
58' The ball passes the line in favour of Ostend: corner kick.
57' Hanni fires from distance! That was an excellent opportunity! The ball goes over the target. Onyekuru delivered the centre from the left wing.
55' The ball passes the line in favour of Ostend: corner kick.
54' Replacement: Thelin in, Teodorczyk out.
54' Chipciu fires from distance! Proto saves with the fists. Kums delivered the corner kick prior to the chance.
52' Corner kick for RSC Anderlecht.
50' Chance for Chipciu with a shot! Proto jumps onto the ball!
49' Appiah sees a chance for glory and shoots! Proto gets the ball directly on his body and saves.
45' Start of the second half.
46' The ball passes the line in favour of Anderlecht: corner kick.
40' The ball passes the line in favour of the Mauves: corner kick.
39' The referee has seen a push of Hanni. The referee gives a yellow card and a free kick.
37' Capon makes a foul by pulling his opponent Onyekuru. Yellow and free kick.
36' Teodorczyk fires from distance! The ball goes over the target. Set up the action with a nice combination.
35' Dendoncker with a header! The chances lacks the necessary quality to create a threat. Kums delivered the free kick prior to the chance.
27' The ball passes the line in favour of the Mauves: corner kick.
22' Hanni sees a chance for glory and shoots! The ball doesn't go in between the posts. Kums delivered the corner kick prior to the chance.
21' Corner kick for the Belgian record champions.
20' Kara has a chance with the head, but the chance is aimed too high. A corner kick preceded the chance.
20' Corner kick for Anderlecht.
14' Chance for Zivkovic with a shot! Sels stops the ball with his foot! A corner kick preceded the chance.
13' The ball passes the line in favour of Ostend: corner kick.
10' Corner kick for Ostend.
9' Hanni tries it with a free kick, but the ball goes over.
8' Tomasevic starts pulling his opponent, Onyekuru, and is being sanctioned. The referee gives a yellow card and a free kick.
7' Chance for Teodorczyk with a shot! The chances lacks the necessary quality to create a threat.
5' Chance for Musona with a shot! The ball goes out on the wrong side of the post.
1' Teodorczyk has a chance with the head, but the chance is aimed too high.
0' Dendoncker sees a chance for glory and shoots! Proto stops the chance! A corner kick is the result.
0' Kick-off of the match!
Line-up RSC Anderlecht: Sels, Appiah, Spajic, Kara, Obradovic, Kums, Dendoncker, Hanni, Onyekuru, Chipciu, Teodorczyk
Line-up Ostend: Proto, Capon, Rozehnal, Tomasevic, Milic, Zivkovic, Jali, Vandendriessche, Musona, Akpala, El Ghanassy