Standard has not able to win on the field of Waasland-Beveren: 0-0. Thuisdoelman Davy Roef kept the zero on the board with some good saves, with the Rouches got a substitute Mehdi Carcela straight red after he has daring a counter-attack broke.
Home team Waasland-Beveren started with a completely different team than the one at Zulte Waregem and at the end a 2-2 tie afdwong. Coach Yannick Ferrera posted no less than four new names in the squad. Schryvers, Bizimana, Ndiaye and Ampomah were forced to leave their place to give it to Threlkeld, Vanzo, Boljevic and Forte. Standard coach Michel Preud’homme brought not a replacement by following the 3-2 victory against AA Gent. Even the returning Mehdi Carcela had to just be on the bench to start.
On the field of Beveren seemed the Rouches on their momentum to continue. The troops of Preud’homme dominated, were opportunities… but we couldn’t score. On the stroke of peace had Waasland-Beveren goalkeeper Davy Roef is a great reflex in the house on a crossed header from the fully detached Moussa Djenepo. In the rebound off Renaud Emond the ball wildly over the doelmond.
Also Carcela can’t force it
A disappointing second half and shot only after the rest woke up. The biggest opportunity for the East-Flemish was by Lamine Ndao from buitenspelpositie on the cover strip out. Nevertheless, it remained the best opportunities now for the people of liège, where star player Carcela just after the hour came. The Belgian Moroccan picked off with a wonderful splitting pass. Via Paul-José Mpoku could Emond construction, but once again Aft kept the Standard of the opening goal.
A final assault of the roodhemden yielded nothing more, the home team came a few times to look dangerous on the counter. Carcela tried one of those counter-attacks to break down with a professional error, but did it to driest: ref Bram Van Driessche pulled directly red. So ended the party at 0-0 and a double male Standard, that its maximum after two matches already lost. Waasland-Beveren has two to six.
On Tuesday, for Standard, a new test on the program. Wait for Ajax in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.