Substitute Cyriel Dessers, former player of Heracles Almelo and FC Utrecht, among others, put the ball wide on Theo Bongonda in the 92nd minute. The attacker could slide the ball into the empty goal. Standard Luik had taken the lead in the 69th minute via Kostas Laifis. The Cypriot headed home from a corner. For Genk, former Ajax player Carel Eiting came in in the 87th minute.
Racing Genk lost the battle for the Belgian Super Cup on Saturday 3-2 against champions Club Brugge. The match against Standard Liège was a repeat of the cup final. Genk won that final 2-1.
Schalke 04 lose opening match in Second Bundesliga
Schalke 04 has not yet fully processed the relegation. The famous German club lost 1-3 against Hamburger SV in the opening game of the Second Bundesliga on Friday evening, still in front of its own audience in Gelsenkirchen.
The ‘Königsblauen’ quickly took the lead through Simon Terodde. After the break, Robert Glatzel, who had already missed a penalty, equalized. Moritz Heyer and Bakery Jatta helped HSV, tipped as a title candidate, to the win in the final phase.
At Schalke, where Klaas-Jan Huntelaar ended his professional career, Thomas Ouwejan (ex-AZ) had a basic place. He played the whole game. Ludovit Reis, who exchanged FC Groningen for FC Barcelona at the time, started as a debutant at HSV.
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