De Sutter rescues Anderlecht at Gent; Zulte-Waregem go fifth edging out Westerlo

Gent 2 – Anderlecht 2 (Jupiler League, December 27, 2009) Gent established a 2-goal lead with goals from Milos Maric (fine free-kick) and Elimane Coulibaly scoring at the start of each half. Then Anderlecht hit back, Jonathan Legear pulled a goal back on the hour and Tom de Sutter hooked in a volley a minute from time.

Zulte-Waregem 1 – Westerlo 0 (Jupiler League, December 27, 2009)

Germinal Beerschot 1 – Genk 0 (Jupiler League, December 26, 2009) Genk had Eric Matoukou sent off for a dangerous tackle from behind on the stroke of halftime, and after the break home striker Tosin Dosunmu planted a fine 68th minute header for fourth-placed Germinal.

Sint-Truiden 5 – KV Mechelen 2 (Jupiler League, December 26, 2009)

Charleroi 3 – Roeselare 0 (Jupiler League, December 26, 2009)