Speeldag 6 - Jupiler Pro League - 19-09-2020 at 18:30 u
R Excel Mouscron
After 3 seasons without picking up any points at Le Cannnonier, the Buffalos got their first win against Mouscron since 19 November 2016.
The win was secured by Niklas Dorsch, with his second goal of the week. His goal came in the 14th minute when he reacted quickest to a ball in the box and smashed it past goalkeeper Koffi. The men in blue and white had various opportunities to increase their lead but failed to do so, through a combination of bad luck and the offside flag. Yaremchuk's 22nd-minute penalty was saved by Koffi, and two goals were ruled out for offside: Depoitre's strike just before half time and Yaremchuk's goal in the 89th minute from an assist from Odjidja.
Without doubt, the Ukrainian striker had the worst luck on the field. In the 50th minute, after his missed penalty, his shot struck both posts before landing in Koffi's grateful arms. Near the end of the game, Roef made a fantastic reflex save to deny Mouscron, meaning the Buffalos secured victory against the 18th-placed side in the table. This was a welcome three points and confidence booster for Gent, before their home tie against Dynamo Kyiv on Wednesday night.
Picture by Belga Image
Translated by Blue Lines