The match between Waasland-Beveren and Cercle Brugge was no winner. For a long time it looked that the Waaslanders their third home win of the season would deal with it, but the VAR decided differently. Cercle Brugge picked up a point after a penalty and a harsh red card for Milan Massop.
The Waaslanders could not rely on the new acquisition Stefan Milosevic. The Montenegrin attacker was not yet speelgerechtigd. Because of Forte due to injury lump sum had to give, posted trainer Custovic Vellios and Ampomah in the giro. At Cercle could trainer Guyot central in the defense, do not rely on the sick Koné. This appeared Delacourt, for the first time at the kick-off. Also Tormin made after months of injuries re-appeared.
Both teams had already interest in a victory. Cercle could place himself firmly in the middle of the table nesting, while Waasland-Beveren, after the handsome nine to twelve, just before the winter break again a step closer to conservation could play football. The first half was one with few supply opportunities. The home team tried to opportunities to enforce but it was the visitors that two great opportunities. Bruno seemed a doorgekopte cross from Mercier but against the nets tapping, but Moors prevented a deficit for the home team. Just before the half hour came The Belder a few inches shortage on a sharp cross from Bruno. A little later still a chance for Waasland-Beveren but Boljevic decided with a sharp shot next to the goalpost. Suddenly it went even faster. Roef had to scramble at an attempt of Omolo and on the counter-attack kicked Vellios in two attempts, head-long in addition to. Also the attempt of Ampomah ended up in the frame.
Immediately after the break came a lot of gretigere home team the lead. Ampomah dinner the left and kicked the ball in front of goal. An unfortunate Omolo pushed the ball past his own goalkeeper. A moment Later headlined Boljevic too weak to beat the keeper Nardi to outwit. Massop saw his shot by Nardi on the cover strip tapped. Cercle responded for the first time in the second half with a shot from Bruno that through the exterior of the pole outside of mercer. The visitors tried to turn the tide but Aft prevented the equalizer. Suddenly cried the referee Put the VAR in the after phase in the penalty area of Waasland-Beveren. After viewing the images, he pointed to the penalty spot and he gave Massop prompt a red card. As Cardona finished the job and put the state back in balance. Against ten man tried Cercle Brugge victory is still within. For example, a deck house, a good reflex is needed on a attempt of Gakpé. Both teams remained even in injury time looking for the winning hit, but the position changed not more.