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Belgian First Division wrap: Balde saves Cercle, Genk beaten again

11 February 2012 23:30

Cercle Brugge closed in on Kortrijk in the Belgian First Division on Saturday, while Genk went down at home to Lokeren.

Amido Balde's goal in the 71st minute at the Jan Breydelstadion helped Cercle Brugge defeat Mechelen 1-0.

The Brugge club move to sixth on the table, and level on points with fifth-placed Kortrijk, who gave up a 2-0 lead to draw 2-2 at home to 10-man Mons.

Hosts Kortrijk had led through first-half goals from Ernest N'For and Ervin Zukanovic, while visitors Mons went a man down as early as the 30th minute, when Benjamin Nicaise received his second yellow card.

Undeterred, Mons pulled one back through Tim Matthys in the 56th minute.

And they finished with a share of the spoils after Kortrijk's Baptiste Martin put one through his own net seven minutes later.

Elsewhere, reigning champions Genk suffered their second defeat in succession, going down 1-0 at home to Lokeren.

Benjamin De Ceulaer scored the game's only goal in the 11th minute at the Cristal Arena.

In other matches, Beerschot came from behind to defeat 10-man Sint-Truiden 3-2 at home.

Trailing to Giuseppe Rossini's opener, the home side had Tomislav Mikulic's goal and a Roy Dayan brace to thank for transforming the deficit into a two-goal lead.

Sint-Truiden's task became harder when they lost Koen Daerden to a second yellow card in the 67th minute.

And although they pulled one back through Gregory Christ with 12 minutes go, the league's bottom side proved unable to take anything from the match.

Milos Maric's brace, including an 87th-minute penalty, helped Lierse overcome Zulte-Waregem 2-1 at home.

And finally, OH Leuven defeated Westerlo 3-1 away from home, with Oleksandr Iakovenko, Wim Raymaekers and Jordan Remacle all on target for the visitors to Het Kuipje.

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