Anderlecht defeated GBA and is closing the gap with the leaders, since Brugge lost and Lierse and Genk obtained a draw. Anderlecht started without De Bilde and won 1-2.
In the first minutes of the game, Kpaka hit the bar.
Anderlecht from their side controled the midfield. After 30 minutes, Svetlicic missed his interception and Seol centered for Hendrikx who scored (0-1). A bit later, Quansah equalised.
In the second half, Baseggio left the pitch because of an injury. A few minutes later, goalkeeper Verbist tackled Seol and got the red card. Jestrovic scored the penalty. Afterwards, both sides still had a few chances. Anderlecht played well, even without De Boeck, De Bilde and Baseggio.
Goals: 32' Hendrikx 0-1, 37' Quansah 1-1, 64' Jestrovic 1-2 (pen)
GBA: Verbist, Walker, Svetlicic, Monteyne, Mokoena, Rudi, Obodai (77' Huysmans), Dhont, De Wree (39' Snelders), Quansah, Kpaka (63' Luciano)
Anderlecht: Zitka, Tihinen, Ilic, Zewlakow, Crasson, Vanderhaeghe, Hendrikx, Baseggio (50' Hasi), Aruna (89' Deschacht), Seol, Jestrovic
Red card: 63' Verbist