Roeselare and Union Sint-Gillis have the 20th match day in the Proximus League (1B) ended with a 1-1 draw. Union state, as after the victory against Racing Genk in the quarter-finals of the belgian Cup last Wednesday with both feet back on the ground. In the battle for the second periodetitel shoot both teams are low on.
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In a balanced first half at Schiervelde, both teams together in perfect balance. After a long study tour without too many big chances, and broke up the party 10 minutes before the rest is completely open. After a goal by man-in-form Roman Ferber (Union) was rejected for a light duwfout, opened Roeselare score. Union goalkeeper Saussez stopped first, and have a handsome shot of Damman, but was outgunned in the rebound of Mohammed Aoulad (38.).
After the break, it was Union soon the equalizer. Niakaté cut inside and blasted delicious over a stray Biebauw (56.). For Niakaté is the first goal in two months time. The French striker, who in the beginning of the season with the eyes closed, scored, was already seven matches dry. After the equalizer, oppressed the Inhabitants, by, but knew not more to score. In the end swallowed Niakaté a second yellow card, and thus ended the Union of the party by ten.
Union does by the loss of points is a bad thing in the battle for the second periodetitel. After 6 of the 14 days to see the KV Mechelen Beerschot Wilrijk, who both easily won, further lead to 5 points. Roeselare is with 8 points in fourth place, one point behind Union. In the general classification remains Union third with 33 points, 11 points behind leader Mechelen. Roeselare state with 21 points in sixth place.
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