unstoppable club brugge thump rivals cercle brugge, anderlecht look to bounce back

16:31    01 Oct 2018

Celtic's Stuart Armstrong (right) and Anderlecht's Sofiane Hanni battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League match at Celtic Park, Glasgow.
Unstoppable Club Brugge thump rivals Cercle Brugge, Anderlecht look to bounce back

Round nine of the 2018/19 Belgian Pro League campaign saw Club Brugge extend their unbeaten start to the new season.

Nigerian midfielder Abdoul Ajagun played the entire match as his side, KV Kortrijk lost 3-1 to AS Eupen away on Friday in the first game of the weekend.

On Saturday, log leaders Club Brugge recorded their fifth successive win when they thumped their city rivals Cercle Brugge 4-0 at home.

Tanzania international Mbwana Samatta grabbed a hat-trick as Genk thumped Zulte-Waregem 4-0 at home, while struggling Lokeren lost 2-1 to Sporting Charleroi away.

Read: Club Brugge out to maintain unbeaten run

Anderlecht were held to a goalless draw by a stubborn Sint-Truiden side at home on Sunday, while Gent drew 2-2 with Antwerp away and KV Oostende lost 3-1 to Standard Liege at home.

Match-day 10 action will start on Friday with Sporting Charleroi taking on Kenya international Omar Khamis' Cercle Brugge at home.

On Saturday, KV Oostende, who have Zambian striker Fashion Sakala on their books, will be away to Waasland-Beveren, while AS Eupen will host Antwerp.

Zimbabwe captain Knowledge Musona will look to help Anderlecht overcome Zulte-Waregem away on Sunday and Standard Liege will welcome Club Brugge.

Belgian Pro League fixtures, October 05-07

All times CAT

Friday, October 5

20h30: Cercle Brugge v Sporting Charleroi

Saturday, October 6

18h00: AS Eupen v Antwerp

20h00: Lokeren v KV Kortrijk

20h00: Sint-Truiden v Royal Excel Mouscron

20h30: Waasland-Beveren v KV Oostende

Sunday, October 7

14h30: Zulte-Waregem v Anderlecht - LIVE on Fox Sports 1

18h00: Standard Liege v Club Brugge - Delayed broadcast at 21h00 CAT on Fox Sports 1 on Sunday

20h00: Gent v Genk

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