Club Brugge won its first home league match 1-0 against Sporting Lokeren. Lior Refaelov has isncrit the only goal of the game midway through the first period, the penalty spot. .
For the first time this season, Bjorn Engels appeared in the starting lineup .
Two changes were to take over the team that, a week ago, was inclined to Ostend. In defense, for the first time this season, Bjorn Engels was tenured, and therefore Timmy Simons found himself on the bench. Front, Lior Refaelov was back in the team, to the detriment of Jelle Vossen. The Israeli Player Characters even wore the captain’s armband generally worn by Simons.
Early in the game, Club monopolized the ball but Lokeren who first showed dangerous. A replay of the head Coelho spun narrowly wide, De Sutter came a bit too short on a central Galitsios and Cools put the head on a corner and its resumption also going strong just wide. The Club was not there but still took the lead midway through the first period. Izquierdo was pushed by the large rectanble Galitsios and Lambrechts referee pointed without hesitation the penalty spot. Refaelov surprise then Verhulst to panenka and so was 1-0.
Lior Refaelov scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot .
This goal gave wings to Bruges which were created in the wake of two great opportunities: Verhulst had to go out a parade with a superb strike from Izquierdo, while a test Vormer spun a small meter next. But the local engine did not continue the momentum so much so that Waeslandiens came back in the swing: Butelle had to capture a shot of Overmeire and test Bolbat missed little of the goal. Yet it is the club that, shortly before the rest was closer to finding the opening: a punt kick by Refaelov grazed the goal of Lokeren and then Verhulst had to come out a beautiful work on a shot from Diaby.
After the break, the visitors showed first dangerous but Butelle was in the right place following a combination between Sutter and Coelho. This had the gift to awaken the “Club Brugge” who then rushed toward the goal of Lokeren: Verhulst came a parade of gunfire De Bock and Refaelov, while on the rebound resumed Diaby hit the crossbar.
Hans Vanaken duel with Killian Overmeire .
Bruges side, José Izquierdo was fast enough to leave the game due to a groin injury. He was replaced by Boli Bolingoli which was shortly after the side net. It was not until the rise of the game Jelle Vossen to see Bruges prove dangerous again. Initially, the Limburg saw one of his shots well blocked by Verhulst and fifteen minutes from the end, he was about to make it 2-0, his volleyed head struck the cross, while on the rebound resumed on Diaby finished … the post!
The liberating goal was desperately waiting, so the suspense persisted to the end. A replay of the head Bolingoli finished on top of the goal and a shooting Vossen was saved by Verhulst. On the other side, Butelle had to save twice: first on a shot from Coelho and in the last minute on a free kick from the same Brazilian. The guardian thus preserved intact its nets and thus secured the narrow victory of the club: 1-0.