Tonight (20h45) in the parc duden in forest the first second leg of the semi-finals in the belgian Cup finished. Therein look tweedeklassers Union Saint-Gilles and KV Mechelen each other in the eyes. After the heenwedstrijd last week Behind the Barracks on a scoreloos tie ended, to keep both teams view the cup final.
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Union has the home advantage in a competition which for weeks is sold out. That means that there is something more than 8,000 spectators, the Brussels traditieclub will encourage. In the Joseph Marienstadion by the enthusiastic thuisaanhang quite rough, as was also Racing Genk at the end of last year. The proud leader in the highest class went there when out after penalty shoot-out. Moreover, Union the mental advantage, as they did in the heenwedstrijd personable with a man less the zero, and there had even more resident, because two hits of the Brighton subjects hint Percy Tau were rejected due to questionable offside and so also KVM another chance at his first cup final since 2009, when there in the final with 2-0 was won by Racing Genk. Union back on ninety minutes of his first cup final in more than a hundred years. The club played at two finals, but knew that each time to win: in 1913, they were too strong for Cercle, a year later for Club Brugge. For the last semi-final in the parc duden was played, we should all go back to 1969.
Last weekend, both teams with a few successful dress rehearsal in the Proximus League. KV Mechelen came on the field of Beerschot Wilrijk no further than a scoreloos tie, while Union a 2-0 defeat left a draw against Westerlo. KVM and Union kept some key players on the bench, what is the importance of the Cup once again underlined. The latter resembled that in the final managed to achieve, was to Lommel in 2001. The former first division Team took the when with the smallest difference.
Malinwa with Mera
KV Mechelen did not agree with the four game days suspension and 2.000 euro of penalty that the public prosecutor’s office of the Royal Belgian Football association (belgian football association) on Monday proposed to Gerdan Mera. The defender can therefore be tonight, just play.
This afternoon club and player, as well as the bondsprocureur, at first their arguments before the arbitration board. A few hours later, speaks to the disciplinary commission of the belgian football association decision, but a penalty occurs anyway only from Wednesday in effect. His arrival tonight is, therefore, not in danger.
Malinwa discontinued the doelpuntenloze competition on the field of Beerschot Wilrijk Saturday, with nine fielders. After Schoofs his second yellow card had been given, hit Mera is involved in a firmly defined. The Colombian defender hit Joren Dom in the face, and if together with Schoofs drip off.
The other semi-final in Ostend
In this finals is AA Gent or KV Oostende to the opponent. In a crazy heenwedstrijd acquired the Kustploeg last week a good starting point with a 2-2 tie on displacement in the Ghelamco Arena, in a match that are colored by three red cards. Wednesday evening (20h45) are both teams in the Versluys Arena again opposite each other.
The final will be on 1 may at the Brussels King baudouin stadium and played.