Liege hit 6; Lierse gun down Gent; Strugglers Oud-Heverlee and Lokeren draw

Standard Liege 6 – Germinal Beerschot 1 (Jupiler League, January 14, 2012) A first-half brace from Yoni Buyens and Geoffrey Mujangi Bia’s goal gave hosts Liege a comfortable 3-0 lead by half-time. Sherjill MacDonald pulled a goal back for visitors Beerschot on 57 minutes, but Liege returned fire in emphatic fashion. Gohi Cyriac struck to make it 4-1 on 63 minutes, before two goals in the space of three minutes from Uruguay midfielder Ignacio Gonzalez and Michy Batshuayi completed the rout.

Lierse 2 – Gent 1 (Jupiler League, January 14, 2012) Karim Saidi opened the scoring for Lierse in the 26th minute, before Tim Smolders levelled for Gent on 51 minutes. Daylon Claasen then scored the winner for the hosts with five minutes remaining in the match.

Oud-Heverlee 1 – Lokeren 1 (Jupiler League, January 14, 2012) Emmerik De Vriese scored with 10 minutes remaining to help OH Leuven salvage a point in their match at home to Lokeren.