Anderlecht end the season on third position

MONDAY, 25 MAY 2015, 22:55 - Skyhawk
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Anderlecht beat the new Belgian Champions, AA Ghent that won their first title in their 115 years of existence. The Mauves won the last match of the season with 2-1, but remain third since also Bruges won.


Ghent too a great start and Pedersen already scored the 0-1 after just two minutes of play. Anderlecht quickly took over the command of the match and created a handful of chances. After 20 minutes this resulted in a goal: a free kick fell in front of Deschacht's feet and he equalised.

In the second half, Mitrovic rapidly scored the 2-1. Praet's effort was stopped by the goalkeeper but Mitrovic was fast enough to head the rebound against the net. Anderlecht kept having the best chances and especially Leya Iseka had deserved to score a goal. But the game ended on 2-1.

Anderlecht end the season the third place and is therefore directly qualified for the group phase of the Europa League. Ghent will immediately play in the Champions League group phase while Club Bruges will have to play qualification rounds for the Champions League. Standard, fourth, will need to play a qualification round for the Europa League while Charleroi and KV Mechelen still need to play against each other for the last European ticket.



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