Nigerian U23 international, Emmanuel Dennis bagged his sixth league goal of the season for Club Brugge who beat Anderlecht 3-2 in Thursday’s Belgian Championship win over away at the Constant Vanden
Stock stadium reports Completesports.com.
Wesley Moraes shot Club Brugge into the lead after five minutes before Dennis doubled the lead on 34 minutes.
The 21-year-old former Zorya Luhansk prodigy finished off a fine assist from Hans Vanaken. He was yellow carded five minutes later.
The goal ended Dennis’ eight-game goal drought for Club Brugge. His last strike was against Royal Antwerp during the regular Belgian season.
In the 64th minute, Pieter Gerkens halved the deficit for the hosts, Anderlecht.
Dennis was replaced by a Nigerian born Dutch international Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld in the 74th minute of the encounter.
Danjuma, restored Brugge’s two-goal advantage in the 87th minute before Adrien Trebel scored Anderlecht’s second in the 90th minute.
The win was Club Brugge’s first win in 21 years which spanned to 29 games and it takes Brugge to second in the Belgian Jupiler, a point behind Genk.
In Spain, Kenneth Omeruo was left out of Leganes matchday squad in their 1-0 home win over Real Valladolid.
It was the second straight game the Nigerian international was missing from after the international break.
Guido Carrillo scored the match winner in the 90th minute of the encounter.
The win moves Leganes up to 11th in the La Liga standings with 39 points from 30 games.
By Johnny Edward.