genk out to extend lead atop belgium pro league table

19:12    26 Oct 2018

Genk will be out to extend their lead atop the Belgium Pro League standings with victory over Standard Liege this weekend.

The Blue-White currently lead the way with an unbeaten record, having conjured 29 points from 11 games this season. Furthermore, they head into this weekend's clash having recored an impressive 4-2 win away to Besiktas in the Europa League.

Key to their success in Turkey was Tanzanian forward Mbwana Samatta who bagged a brace on Thursday evening. Samatta has scored seven league goals in the 2018-19 campaign thus far.

Anderlecht duo Landry Dimata and Ivan Santini top the race for the golden boot alongside Genk's Leonardo Tossard with eight goals.

The Purple and White currently sit in third place on the log standings, six points off top spot and three points behind second placed Club Brugge.

Defending champions, Brugge, will be aiming to end a two-game winless run when they travel to Sint-Truiden this weekend.

In a battle at the wrong end of the standings, bottom placed Zulte-Waregem are at home to Royal Excel Mouscron this weekend with both teams in search of only their second win of the campaign.

Round 12 Fixtures:

Friday

Gent vs Sporting Charleroi

Saturday

Zulte-Waregem vs Royal Excel Mouscron
Cercle Brugge vs KV Kortrijk
Lokeren vs KV Oostende
Sint-Truiden vs Club Brugge

Sunday

Standard Liege vs Genk
AS Eupen vs Anderlecht
Waasland-Beveren vs Antwerp
 

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