Category Archives: Playoffs 2010-11

Anderlecht 1 Standard Liege 3

Before the match, Standard coach Dominique D’Onofrio said he was giving more priority to the cup than the league. Not many believed him and if they did, they felt he would perhaps leave Steven Defour on the bench. For once, DD surprised everyone and sent out a side with just four first-team regulars. With Defour,… Read More »

Guide to the Playoffs – part 2

After last night’s 1-1 draw between Ghent and Club Brugge, the spotlight today turns on Anderlecht as they welcome their eternal rivals, Standard Liege in the so-called ‘Clasico’. Liege captain Steven Defour recently said he was opposed to the current system of playoffs, as a match like Anderlecht-Standard was great twice per season, but that… Read More »

Guide to the Playoffs (part 1)

The infamous playoffs start today. The top six (Anderlecht, Racing Genk, Ghent, Club Brugge, Lokeren and Standard Liege) will play each other twice in the next six weeks. The clubs start with half of the points gained in the “classic” season. So the clubs start as follows: Anderlecht 33 points; Genk 32; Ghent 29; Club… Read More »