Club Brugge has PO1 is opened with a hotly contested victory against Racing Genk. Not until overtime could the competitieleiders the score open on the dot after an error Shaper. Refaelov finished the job and gave the Club the full of loot and a lead of nine points on AA Gent and Anderlecht. Club next Sunday to Ghent.
Club knew the stakes of the contest. With a win, would the people of Bruges the gap with the first pursuers Gent and Anderlecht deepening to nine points. A prospect that the Team would have had to inspire but unfortunately for the enthusiastic hometown audience got the engine doesn’t get going, despite a dangerous attempt by Wesley in the first minute of the game. Who a Bruges walkover was expected, was disappointed. The Genk midfield dominated, meaning that for Bruges so important to the duo Shaper – Vanaken not to play football came up. On the other side threatened the skillful Pozuelo with a low shot, centimeters apart.
Still, Bruges is almost the lead after a free kick. Denswil surprised the Genk defence with a low cross, the released Mechele devieerde the ball against the underside of the crossbar. But that was also at the Club. Genk was definitely not in the game but also the People were not to played out opportunities.
After the tea there was hardly any improvement in sight, despite a rapid start-up of Genk. Pozuelo to bounce back on the fists of Vermeer, the rebound of Trossard stranded on the body of the Dutch goalkeeper of the Club. The People remained the Bruges society afbluffen which the match organiser not in his ordinary do it himself. Coach Leko exchanged Wesley and Diaby for Refealov and Dennis, but also this double replacement did not immediately solve this problem. And if the Team already once the space is found, than there was back at Genk a strong Aidoo precisely to defend. The scarce opportunities that Club in the slotkwartier managed to collect, were moderately finished. Goalkeeper Vukovic had no miracles to perform to the nets clean.
Until the last minute. Refaelov played Shaper in the large rectangle. The captain went on a Genks leg, which referee Angler after advice the ball on the dot explained. Refaelov did not fail and gave the Club a somewhat gevleide but important victory.