Anderlecht beat GBA: 3-1

SATURDAY, 20 AUGUST 2005, 20:40 - Skyhawk
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Anderlecht have beaten GBA with a 3-1 score. That way, the Mauves keep on the first position with 9 points out of 3 games. Though Anderlecht had a lot of trouble with the reinforced GBA defense and the fast counter-attacks.


Dosumnu opened the score after 11 minutes of play. He could dribble easily throught the Anderlecht defense and scored a nice goal: 0-1. The Mauves were impressed and couldn't react. Also playmaker Zetterberg was put under a lot of pressure by the opponent's midfield.

A first chance came after 20 minutes of play with a free kick. Besides that, nothing spectacular happened... until 5 minutes before the break. Jestrovic broke through the defense on a pass of Vanden Borre and scored the equaliser. A few minutes later, Goor was pulled down in the box and again Jestrovic converted the penalty.

In the second half, Anderlecht were lucky when Kompany caused a clear penalty on Dosumnu, but the referee seemed to have missed it. Right before that, Zitka had prevented Anderlecht from taking a goal.

Zetterberg was then replaced by Zewlakow. Also Jestrovic was swapped for Mbo Mpenza who immediatly scored the 3-1. Beerschot player Lolo got a red card and finally Delorge came in play. He had a good chance on scoring, but Luciano saved. The last effort was for Dosumnu, who hit the post.

RESULT: 3-1

Goals: 12' Dosunmu 0-1, 37' en 45' Jestrovic 1-1 en 2-1 (pen), 72' Mpenza 3-1

Anderlecht: Zitka, Vanden Borre, Kompany, Tihinen, Deschacht, Zetterberg (66' Zewlakow), Vanderhaeghe, Goor, Serhat (85' Delorge), Jestrovic (70' Mpenza), Wilhelmsson

Germinal Beerschot: Luciano, De Wree, Cvitanovic, Lolo, Van Dooren, Monteyne, Dickson (58' Öztürk), De Decker, Ouon (38' Snoeckx), Prince (74' Messoudi), Dosunmu

Red: 76' Lolo (2 times yellow)
Referee: Van De Velde
Attendance: 24.000



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