The Cameroon worldwide discovered the web because the Nice Previous ended the Blue-Black’s 12-match unbeaten run within the Belgian high flight
Membership Brugge suffered a 2-Zero dwelling defeat to Royal Antwerp in Sunday’s Belgian First Division A showdown, with Cameroon worldwide Didier Lamkel Ze among the many goalscorers.
Previous to the conflict staged on the Jan Breydel Stadium, the Blue-Black had gone on a run of 12 video games with out shedding. However, their Juggernauts received halted by the resolute guests.
Lifted by their 4-2 defeat of Kortrijk of their final encounter, the Nice Previous confirmed they meant enterprise by taking a ninth-minute lead via Ze who profited from an help from Ortwin de Wolf.
Receiving a protracted cross by the Belgian goalkeeper, the 24-year-old pushed the ball ahead, maintained his steadiness, earlier than firing previous a stranded Simon Mignolet.
That deficit spurred the hosts into motion, albeit, they might not get the equaliser as Frank Vercauteren’s males put up a stable defensive show coupled with an inspiring goalkeeping by De Wolf.
Two minutes earlier than the half-time break, the guests doubled their benefit from the penalty mark. With referee Nicolas Laforge pointing to the spot following Clinton Mata’s poor problem on Dylan Batubinsika, Lior Refaelov coolly dispatched the following kick previous Mignolet who dived the mistaken approach.
Philippe Clement’s crew got here out stronger within the second-half, but their attacking forays met a robust resistance from the Antwerp-based outfit.
A minute earlier than full time, they have been decreased to 10 males after Noa Lang was given the marching orders for a second warning – and that killed off their aspirations of getting not less than a draw.
Ze, who now boasts of six objectives in 15 league outings thus far within the 2020-21 marketing campaign, was in motion from begin to end in addition to compatriot Martin Hongla and Congo’s Nill De Pauw. Whereas, Frank Boya (Cameroon), Abdoulaye Seck (Senegal), Bruny Nsimba (Angola), Dieumerci Mbokani (Congo) and Opoku Ampomah (Ghana) performed no function within the triumph.
For Membership Brugge, Angola’s Mata and Cote d’Ivoire’s Odilon Kossounou performed all 90 minutes, whereas Nigeria’s David Okereke and Senegal’s Youssouph Badji have been unused substitutes.
With this consequence, Royal Antwerp occupy the second spot within the Jupiler League log after accruing 54 factors from 31 outings – 16 factors behind leaders Membership Brugge.