Both Berchut and Anderlecht have purple and white as the club’s color. On Tuesday evening the contrast between the two couldn’t be greater. White showed Brussels Antwerp purple in all corners of the Olympic Stadium: 0-7. Biggest win in Jupiler Pro League this season.
We admit: We also had our reservations. Sergio Gomez, who is seen in Barcelona’s youth academy as the successor to Andres Iniesta, at left-back: Was that a good idea? Twenty-one days into the match, we have to agree with Vincent Kompany. Gomez is an absolute find in the Jupiler Pro League. The Catalans also split and ruled against Berchot. Even from the left back.
Moreover, on Tuesday night in Kiel, Gomez was barely put in the way. The space that Berchut gave Anderlecht hurts the eyes. The hosts had their first chance of the match after just five minutes – a shot from Al Noubisi from the second line. But that’s it. After that it was Anderlecht who hit the clock.
0-1 after eight minutes it was purple and white. After keeping the ball well in the team on the right, Verchatterin turned the match with a superb cross pass to the left. There, Gomez set up a good double match with Rafalov – the two found each other better and better – and then offered Verschaeren 0-1 with a calculated pass. Attack of the book.
Ten minutes later, Vercharen made the net shake again. Once again, Berchut helped Anderlecht. After a neglected sixteen-year-old, Lemos played the ball at Gomez’s feet. Not a good idea. Once again, the Spaniard found his companion Verscharin in front of goal. The game has already been played.
Anderlecht continued merging according to his heart’s content, without pressing the accelerator hard. When Purple & White switched gear, Beerschot always poured. Ten minutes before the break, Zirkzee also showed himself with a flash of class. The Dutchman pulled away nicely from his guards in midfield and then found Rafaelov on the left. The aging blanket offered 0-3 to Zirkzee who has now passed.
In the first half, Kwame also seemed to be on his way to score, after a good deep pass from Gomez – who else? At the edge of the sixteen, Holzauser, who was meanwhile beginning to play as a central defender, got stuck on the emergency brake. The Austrian was allowed to take a shower. Beerschot waited a long second half.
It was a comfortable progression and the most notable man position for Kompany to allow a number of boys to play for minutes. Ashimiro and Mikhalchenko replaced Olsson and Murillo after the first half. While half the press gallery was still busy writing those substitutions into the accounts, Anderlecht responded again. Versherien was allowed to walk very smoothly through the center of Antwerp. Through Zirkzee, he passed the ball to Refaelov, who simply pushed the ball to Vanhamel.
Amuzu and Raman also got a good half hour from the Kompany. The latter also took aim. Firstly, the former Berchut striker put in a good cross. After Zirkzee’s ensuing shot was blocked, he scored 0-5 by himself. Raman apologized… for an empty Olympic stadium.
the second group
However, five minutes later, Boim Benito struck again. After a set through the middle, the ball ended at Raman’s feet. His shot deflected and hit Vanhamel: 0-6. “We can start the second set,” a Beerschot employee muttered in the stands.
It couldn’t be more painful, do you think? After another five minutes, Vanamel proved otherwise. Amuzu entered from the left. Goalkeeper Berchot let his shot slip through his legs. ‘Flycatcher, flycatcher’ chanted ‘Flycatcher, flycatcher’ fans gathered outside the stadium.
In the end, the final score became 0-7 as well. Biggest win in Jupiler Pro League this season. Anderlecht enters the winter break with sixteen out of eighteen players and could call itself the biggest winner of the extended weekend after defeating Club Brugge and Charleroi. Bearchot looks like a cat bird.
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