Gent received off to a flying start within the Belgium play-offs with a 2-0 win in a nasty tempered game in opposition to membership Brugge because of a brace from their Nigerian forward Moses Simon.
4 Nigerians in Anderson Esiti, Moses Simon, William Troost-Ekong and Samuel Kalu were on from the beginning for Gent, and the primary caution of the game used to be picked up by means of Kalu nine minutes into the game.
Moses Simon was then again available to draw his side stage within the 25th minute following a nice ball from Kalu to carry scores to 1-1.
Simon made it 2-1 to his group with his 2d intention of the game from the spot at the finish of the first forty five minutes to place his facet within the lead going into the break.
while Simon targets put his side up in the recreation, numerically they were decreased to 10 men when his Nigerian compatriot Troost-Ekong was once sent off for two bookable offences in an area of three minutes, in the 47th and fiftieth minute precisely.
The red card was the first of his profession, and it didn’t prove too costly for his staff as they hanged on to assert all three factors and their first win of their first sport of the Belgium play-offs.
* Osas Mahawi