Anderlecht defeated Kortrijk this weekend by 0-1. Because of the defeat of Bruges and the draws of Ghent and Standard, the Mauves are the winner of this matchday. Ghent, second and next opponent are now 6 points behind.
The game in Kortrijk was in balance all the time. In the first half, the home side had more ball possession. But shots on target were in Anderlecht's advantage. Gillet scored on a lightly admitted penalty. Jovanovic hit the crossbar.
In the second half, Anderlecht remained focussed. Kortrijk tried but couldn't create more than two good chances. Anderlecht counter attacked with the best chances for Mbokani and Jovanovic. No more goals fell and the three points went to Brussels.