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Impressive Genk blows Charleroi road in the second half and climbs to second place

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Racing Genk has her third victory of the season. The People came in their own home season against Charleroi, but thanks to Uronen and substitute Samatta still with the three points. It was 3-1 in the Luminus Arena.

After the won the European party on the field of Lech Poznan opted Genk-coach Philippe Clement to striker Mbwana Samatta on the bank start. Zinho Gano, earlier this summer, the nose of Standard weggeplukt at KV Oostende, was therefore his chance. Sébastien Dewaest, ex-player of Charleroi, was not starting. Charleroi gave new goalkeeper Rémy Riou immediately a move, and started to continue with the expected names. The Carolo’s wanted in the Luminus Arena like a second victory of the still young season rescue. Genk could with a win, then again in addition to Club Brugge on place two.

Genk threatens immediately

Racing Genk had in Poland clear confidence, because the People went immediately to the front. Hint Trossard was by the visitors well covered, but did after ten minutes for the first real doelkans with a low water level through Gano is still deviated. A moment later, drew Gholizadeh with a bang hard for the first chance of Charleroi, but the ball went next. Genk remained the better team, but both Ndongala (allowed to creep in) if Gano (zijnet) did not score a goal.

After twenty minutes came to Genk in a dip. Charleroi beat mercilessly. Benavente curled still about the Baby lacked eye-to-eye with Vukovic, but the third time it was hit: in reference to Baby explained Benavente the 0-1 in the ropes. Genk was equally excited, but was immediately back in the driving seat. Gano and Trossard targeted both in addition, while on the other side Baby 0-2 on the lat took aim. Charleroi was immediately the cover on the nose: on the stroke of peace to bounce back flankverdediger Uronen equalize past Riou, who for the first time in Belgium was allowed to turn around.

Lots of chances, no goals

Genk felt that there was more wrapped and came with clear intentions from the dressing room. Immediately attracted the People to the fore: Riou had with a great reflex a buffelstoot of Gano plugging. Also Pozuelo and Malinovskyi could just not find. On the other side did Benavente almost a second time: his bolt landed on the pole. Genk kept coming through Malinovskyi, Maehle and the sunken Samatta (Gano replaced), but the edge was there but not. And that is despite the clear Genk preponderance of Charleroi could only threaten through a counter of Noorafkan.

With still fifteen minutes to go came the redemption of Genk there yet. Was signed: Mbwana Samatta, who benefited from a fantastic loopactie and ditto ball Ndongala. He had a second goal on the foot, but curled just next to it. The tank in Charleroi proved to be empty: there were no chance for the visitors. After an obvious penaltyfout of Martos was even 3-1: Samatta kicked from the dot are second within. Referee Bram Van Driessche whistled immediately.

By the smooth victory comes Racing Genk in addition to Club Brugge in second place. Both teams have ten points: two less than leader Anderlecht. Charleroi will be left with 3 to 12, and is provisionally on the eleventh place, together with Waasland-Beveren.

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