D1A: at nine at the end of the match, the Union breaks its teeth on the field of Antwerp (4-2)

The people of Brussels did not really have a say in this match against a team still undefeated this season in the league.

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By Belga

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LUnion Saint-Gilloise lost 4-2 to Antwerp this Wednesday in a late match of the 5th day of D1A. With an 18/18, the Great Old occupies 1st place in the championship, while the Union is in 5th place with 10 units.

Antwerp opened the scoring in the 8th minute with an own goal from Bart Nieuwkoop following Christian Burgess losing the ball. Quickly, Vincent Janssen managed to find the Union net (15th) by taking speed from Siebe Van Der Heyden, who also scored a goal with a header a few minutes later (23rd) to bring the score to 2-1 . In the 36th minute, Jean Thierry Lazare Amani took a yellow card which turned into red after the VAR analysis, leaving the Union at 10.

Before half-time, a good aerial phase from Antwerp materialized in the Union net following a header from defender Samuel Vines. In added time in the first half, Vincent Janssen brought the score to 4-1 on a penalty awarded following a foul by Vanzeir on Bataille (45+3).

Many changes were made in the second half. Simon Adingra climbed on the Unionist side (46th). Then it was Anthony Valencia and Radja Nainggolan who came up on the Antwerp side (62nd). For the end of the second period, Karel Geraerts tried to change the court of the match and brought up Jose Rodriguez, Guillaume Francois and Dennis Eckert Ayensa. These changes paid off with a goal from Dennis Eckert Ayensa (71). In the 86th, Oussama El Azzouzi took a red card for a foul on Valencia who went alone towards the goal, the Union finishing the match at 9 against 11.

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