Racing Genk highlighted its leading position with a landslide victory at home. Doctoral student Westerlo got 6 rounds. “I can’t help but congratulate my sons,” said coach Wouter Franken. The first match against the first stalker will follow Antwerp on Sunday.
Racing Genk – Westerlo in a nutshell:
- Key moment: After 2-0, Westerlo still relents on the penalty kick, but then Genk lunges away definitively. In the first half 5-1. The match is played.
- man of the match: Paintsil quickly opened the scoring and then served Muñoz and Onuachu.
- statistics: Genk didn’t start the season any better. Numbers: 34 out of 39 and no less than 33 goals.
Every ball of your genie rolls into it
Last weekend Genk took first place from Antwerp. She gave the team wings.
Westerlo played well at first, but Genk played deadly efficiently. Almost every ball passed over Bulat’s goal line.
The match started with a quick goal from Paintsil. Chadli tried to resist, but after Muñoz’s 2-0 win, Westerlo knew it was going to be a difficult evening.
A light penalty kick helped the visitors get back in the saddle. Even Onuachu are demons It was resolved and the gap deepened to 4-1. Just before the break, Muñoz also finished his second evening.
Daniel Muñoz scores 2 before the end of the first half.
played a match? The match is played.
Especially when Westerlo had to hold on to ten after a red card for Nene. The Malian player’s foot was planted on Muñoz’s ankle.
Genk kept pushing the visitors into their half, but their sights weren’t as sharp as they had been in the first half.
Only Hrosovsky managed to score. With a ball in the corner, he put the final score 6-1 on the board.
On Sunday afternoon, the first game will follow in Boswell against Antwerp. Genk will look the number 2 in the eyes with great confidence.
Westerlo should continue with ten after the red Nene.
Westerlo coach: “I played against one of the best teams”
Wouter Franken (Coach Racing Genk): “We played efficiently and provided good services. I can’t help but congratulate my boys on their performance. I wasn’t expecting we would be here, but let’s not look too far ahead.”
Jonas de Roek (Westerlo coach): “We played against one of the best teams. Genk plays with a lot of confidence, and the team needs few chances. We were always a step behind and lost a lot of duels. Because we didn’t start with the right mentality. After the break things improved until we swallowed the red card.”
Brian Heinen (Captain Racing Genk): “It was fun on the field. The energy rolled in from the stands. Then it’s good to score a lot of goals and win by a big margin.”
Igor Vetokeli (Westerlo player): “You can lose, but not this way. It all starts with commitment and mentality. We’ve been a bit good. We broke down a lot and didn’t push that much.”
We’ve been a little too good.
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