Preview Club NXT
After last Wednesday’s elimination against Charleroi in the cup, the focus was immediately on the away game against the youngsters of Club NXT. Another difficult game that needs to be won in order to keep our rivals for second place behind us.
Draw in the first round
That Westerlo cannot rest on its laurels was already clear in the first game against Club NXT. A young and motivated Club NXT created the better chances in the opening phase and deservedly took the lead through Badji. However, it didn’t take long before Westerlo reacted and levelled things up again after a corner kick where Soumah could head in the equaliser. After the red card for Biset halfway through the second half, it became a matter of securing the draw.
Positive versus negative spiral
With a strong 15 out of 18, Westerlo is on a real upward trend. Only leader Union SG can present the same report. Club NXT has a record of 0 out of 18 and a goal difference of -11. Westerlo is in a positive flow and seems to have put the unstable period behind them.
One hundred matches
Lukas Van Eenoo can add himself to a remarkable list on Sunday. The West-Fleming can play his hundredth game for KVC Westerlo against Club NXT. Maxime Biset (also 100) and Koen Van Langendonck (200) were also honoured recently with their strong statistics. Van Eenoo recently put his signature under an improved contract that keeps him in ’t Kuipje for three more seasons. Whether he will ever be able to knock off the cult figure Jef Delen with the most games for our club, we still have to see.