Club Bruges will have to play under more pressure tomorrow against Standard. Anderlecht didn't lose any points today. They defeated Lokeren with 2-0. They are only 3 points behind Bruges now, after 6 wins in a row.
They match started very slowly, but Anderlecht had a few good chances. Tihinen made a good header, and goalkeeper Milojevic needed a good save after a good shot by Yves Vanderhaeghe. After about half an hour, Christian Wilhelmsson opened the score: 1-0
Lokeren could have given Anderlecht a hard time, but Bancé's header didn't get the right direction. Anderlecht controled the match, without any danger. Jestrovic scored the 2-0 after a penalty kick. Van Steenberghe avoided the 2-1 in the final minutes.
Goals: 29' Wilhelmsson 1-0, 68' Jestrovic 2-0 (pen)
Anderlecht: Van Steenberghe, Deman, Kompany, Tihinen, Deschacht (72' Ehret), Vanderhaeghe, Zetterberg, Lovre, Wilhelmsson, Jestrovic (85' Hasi), Mpenza (70' Iachtchouk)
Lokeren: Milojevic, Doll, Carlos, Diallo, Van Hoey, Hendrikx (75' Zoundi), Gretarsson, Kristinsson, Camara, Bancé, Panandetigiuri
Referee: Braamhaar (Neth)