Anderlecht extended their lead in Belgian; Standard lose at Cercle Bruges; Hapoel Tel Aviv held in Acco

Anderlecht 2 – Zulte-Waregem 1 (Jupiler League, December 30, 2009) Belgian league leaders Anderlecht took a 32nd minute lead over Zulte-Waregem when Lukaku fed Tom de Sutter to score his second goal in as many games. Tom de Sutter put the hosts 2-up just before the break, but Waregem pulled themselves back in the match 10 minutes after the interval through Franck Berrier.

Cercle Bruges 2 – Standard Liege 0 (Jupiler League, December 29, 2009) Liege’s disappointing season continue in the first half at Cercle Brugge as the home forward, Irishman Dominic Foley, outjumped two Standard defenders to head home a right wing cross. A glancing header from Hans Cornelis on the hour, connecting with a free-kick, sealed Standard’s fate of yet another defeat.

Genk 0 – Sint Truiden 0 (Jupiler League, December 29, 2009)


Hapoel Acco 1 – Hapoel Tel Aviv 1 (Ligat ha’Al, December 29, 2009) Tel Aviv needed just three minutes to go into the lead, Itai Shechter stole the ball at the center of the field and picked out Maharan Lala, who had no trouble slotting in the opener. In the 52nd minute, the Tel Aviv defense failed to clear the ball and Itzik Cohen blasted in the equaliser.