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Europa League: victory for Anderlecht, loss for Genk, Standard and Gent play equal

During a busy night in the Europa League, knew the four Belgian teams a success. Only Anderlecht won.

Danijel Milicevic scores © BELGA

AA Gent in the first match in the group stage of the Europa League, the points shared with Braga. It was 1-1 in Portugal.

Yet in group H went to the Turkish Konyaspor for their own audience with 0-1 down against the Ukrainian Shakhtar Donetsk.

Hein Vanhaezebrouck put in his basiself Perbet as the deepest man. He was the preferred choice on Coulibaly. In the tribune, the Buffalo, encouraged by ex-player Laurent Depoitre, who today for the Porto football.

Ghent knew against Braga, last season kwartfinalist in the Europa League, a droomstart. After only six minutes was the champion of 2015 ahead. Danijel Milicevic put a free kick from 25 yards handsome to (0-1). The first baked there in the opening phase little, but came halfway through the first period be flattered alongside. Captain André Pinto was with a free-kick from Eduardo unhindered heads. Neto put the East-flanders in the 33rd minute lead with a rake kopslag after a corner kick, but the match was rejected after a (questionable) duwfout of Mitrovic. Vanhaezebrouck responded along the sidelines very displeased at the decision by the French referee Bastien. Just before the break saved Rinne his crew for a disadvantage. The Ghent goalkeeper had a handsome reflex in the house at a shot of Bakic.

In the second period threatened to Ghent via Perbet and Coulibaly, who is the injured Simon had replaced, and Neto got a very good chance but headed along. Braga responded by Hassan, who on purpose stepped on, and a header of Bakic on the top of the crossbar. The final stage was challenging with opportunities on both sides, especially Coulibaly spilled with opportunities, but the scored was no longer there.

Standard starts well, but…

Standard played 1-1 draw against the Spanish Celta de Vigo.

The Rouches started splashing on their first European match of the season. Mathieu Dossevi struck after three minutes, a wrong pass from Costas , dribbled a few Spanish defenders and slid the ball easily past Celta goalkeeper Alvarez. Standard immediately got the lead but could that bonus is not hold. After thirteen minutes, took out the Italian striker from Celta de Vigo, Giuseppe Rossi, from around 25 metres. Gillet got the bouncing ball under control and helped Celta de Vigo to a quick equalizer. The Liege fans saw in the further course of the first half a belligerent, yet also sloppy, Standard dominate. A deserved second goal was by Benito Raman to two times missed.

Also after the break, it remained the party messy and remained with the opportunities scarce. The two teams kept each other in balance and were both satisfied with the division of points. Dossevi threw the biggest chance in the added time on the Spanish goal.

In the other match in group G won Ajax with 1-2 on the field of Panathinaikos. The Locals are so tentative only leader in the group. Standard and Celta de Vigo will follow with one point, Panathinaikos still has no points.

Anderlecht on profit

Anderlecht has had an excellent start to the Europa League. In the Constant Vanden stock stadium beat the team from Brussels, the Azerbaijani Qabala 3-1.

Still in group C, the German Mainz on their own field will not pass the French St-Etienne (1-1). Over two weeks, on september 29, attracts Anderlecht to St-Etienne and plays Qabala host to Mainz.

#RSCA 3-1 Qabala @ FULL TIME ! Come on you Mauves ! #UEL #COYM #andqab pic.twitter.com/FweEdnKdXb

— RSC Anderlecht (@rscanderlecht) September 15, 2016

René Weiler chose against the number 3 out of the past, Azerbaijani league for the trusted eleven names, with the controversial Bram Nuytinck central in the back. The purple & white started eagerly, and saw the great opening for the quarter was rewarded with a hit of his Polish attacker Lukasz Teodorczyk, who is a cross of Spajic in goal to bounce back. Long could Anderlecht, however, does not enjoy the advantage. Immediately after Williams with an injury of the field had achieved the visitors in the 20th minute of the second half via Dabo. Who scored in the rebound after Nuytinck under a flankvoorzet went.

The game then went well over and over again, and short for the rest climbed Anderlecht again on lead. After a sharp counter, with a sprintende mr. acheampong in the lead, slipped Qabalaverdediger Rafael , the ball is unhappy in his own goal (2-1).

After the break caused recordaankoop Stanciu, the new darling of the hometown audience, for the first danger. After a nice individual action kicked off the Romanian international on the Azeri goalkeeper. Five minutes later Stanciu’s compatriot Chipciu the chance on the 3-1 but he failed eye-to-eye with Bezotosniy . In the 73rd minute if Chipciu rest and came to Diego Capel in the field. Four minutes after subbing put the Spaniard the 3-1 final score on the scoreboard, after an assist from Stanciu.

Genk lose to Rapid Vienna

Racing Genk has a 3-2 defeat suffered at the Austrian Rapid Vienna.

Racing Genk had in the opening stages Viennese dominance undergo. Kopballetjes of Joelinton (about) and Schwab (in the hands of Bizot) could the People not really surprise, but that’s what happened when Polaroid halfway through the first half only to Bizot-comers. He aimed his header incomprehensible. Genk had another little shooting skill can devise, to Leon Bailey (29.) a failed pass of Samatta outside the sixteen suddenly on purpose kicked. His shot disappeared any time in the top corner. Genk could be in the sequel of the first half, wait quietly and lie in wait on the counterattack. That brought Samatta in the slotminuten of the first half only for Strebinger, but the Tanzanian seemed to not get past the Rapid-keeper.

The team of Peter Maes seemed to be on the way to a three pointer, but it went completely the other way after the rest. The home team once again took the reins and it was captain Schwab that the Austrians after 52 minutes with a shot from some twenty meters at the same height brought. Seven minutes later, showed Joelinton more than Colley and then the 2-1 past Bizot to slide. That Dutch goalkeeper saw again a minute later, his biggest nachtermerrie truth when he los a back-pass from Colley to go he kicked and the ball in his goal saw roles.

Genk was excited and responded via an isolation of Pozuelo six minutes before time, that along went. A minute before time was Uronen in the sixteen shot down, after which Bailey Genk still the aansluitingstreffer concerned.

In addition, the Limburgers, but not more. Sassuolo won in the other match in group F with 3-0 to Athletic Bilbao, which the Italians together with Rapid the group phase.

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