Anderlecht – Standard Liege will ‘wake up’ champion?

The penultimate match of the round with number 12 from Belgium will take place between Anderlecht and Standard Liege. It will start at 19:00 at the Stade Constant Vanden Stock.

Anderlecht has not come as expected, both internally and externally. In the championship, the group coached by John van den Brom are in 5th place with 21 points, 8 fewer than leader. A week ago, white violetii ,, ” were defeated Lierse away, 2-0. In fact, those were the only goals by Anderlecht in the previous four matches. A new Belgian band suffered stinging failure in the middle of the week in the Champions League. PSG was tortious, who defeated even on his land Anderlecht with 5-0. 3 weeks in the previous match at home in the league, champions of Belgium failed to score. That was the first match in the Stade Constant Vanden past 11 Stock, which has not scored Anderlecht. Anderlecht’s players hope the audience to give them wings and thus get all 3 points in the duel tomorrow. But this will not be enough for the white violetii ,, ” to win, especially in the current form they have.

Standard Liege is the championship leader, being two points ahead of Club Brugge, occupying the second position. Last round tomatoes ,, ” ended in a draw 2-2 match at home against Charleroi, the equalizer coming in injury time the hosts the match. As Anderlecht, Standard Liege and she suffered a defeat in midweek in Europa League. She fell victim to Salzburg, who defeated 2-1. In order party Sunday, Yuji Ono is still unavailable and will remain so until early next year. In Sunday’s game, the guests, especially the defenders, but also the keeper will have to be very careful Gillet, it enrolling them no less than 7 goals. Speaking of the goalkeeper position, the right holder, Japanese Kawashima, is injured knee, not knowing whether it will be back up at the match. In this case, we will see the debut in the Frenchman Yohann Thuram gate going on.

Last season, Anderlecht defeated Standard Liege at home, 2-0, both goals being scored in the second half, Guillaume Gillet by. Two seasons ago but, all in the stadium, it was a game with adventures. No less than three red cards were given then, in a match that would end with the score 2-2. The hosts had opened the score still 2 minutes, Standard managed to lose almost an hour ahead of the game for Anderlecht to equalize in the last 5 minutes, by Gillet.