2009–10 in Belgian football

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The 2009-10 football season in Belgium, which is the 107th season of competitive football in the country and runs from August 2009 until July 2010.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Team promoted to 2009–10 Belgian First Division

Teams relegated from Belgian First Division 2008–09

Teams promoted to 2009-10 Belgian Second Division

Teams relegated from 2008-09 Belgian Second Division

Teams promoted to 2009-10 Belgian Third Division

  • Belgian Promotion A Champions: Coxyde
  • Belgian Promotion B Champions: Temse
  • Belgian Promotion C Champions: Heist
  • Belgian Promotion D Champions: Bleid
  • Playoff winners: Ieper
  • Playoff winners: Torhout
  • Playoff winners: Hasselt
  • Playoff winners: Ternat

Teams relegated from 2008-09 Belgian Third Division

Honours[edit]

Competition Winner
Pro League Anderlecht
Second division Lierse
Third division A Heist
Third division B Visé
Promotion A Izegem
Promotion B Bornem
Promotion C Verbroedering Geel-Meerhout
Promotion D Bertrix
Cup Gent
Supercup Anderlecht

League competitions[edit]

Belgian First Division[edit]

Belgian Second Division[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Lierse (C) (P) 36 21 12 3 75 32 +43 75 Belgian First Division
2 KVSK United 36 20 10 6 55 27 +28 70 Relegation Playoffs
3 Mons 36 19 9 8 56 32 +24 66
4 Eupen (P) 36 16 12 8 56 37 +19 60
5 Borinage 36 13 14 9 46 43 +3 53
6 Waasland 36 13 13 10 46 49 −3 52
7 Oostende 36 12 15 9 49 45 +4 51
8 Antwerp 36 10 17 9 55 53 +2 47
9 OH Leuven 36 11 12 13 50 66 −16 45
10 Wetteren 36 12 8 16 48 59 −11 44
11 Tournai 36 11 11 14 50 51 −1 44
12 Tienen 36 11 10 15 44 58 −14 43
13 Dender 36 10 13 13 45 49 −4 43
14 Brussels 36 11 9 16 47 53 −6 42
15 Tubize 36 9 15 12 41 41 0 42
16 Turnhout 36 10 11 15 50 57 −7 41
17 Ronse 36 10 9 17 51 57 −6 39 Belgian Third Division Final Round
18 Beveren (R) 36 8 12 16 37 55 −18 36 Belgian Third Division
19 RFC Liège (R) 36 5 8 23 23 60 −37 23

Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of matches won; if teams are still tied a playoff is organised
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Belgian Third Division[edit]

Belgian Third Division A[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Heist (C) (P) 36 23 7 6 73 34 +39 76 Belgian Second Division
2 Rupel Boom 36 21 9 6 82 46 +36 72 Belgian Third Division Final Round
3 Aalst 36 20 7 9 82 44 +38 67
4 Deinze 36 17 9 10 50 38 +12 60
5 Temse 36 16 8 12 61 60 +1 56
6 Coxyde 36 15 10 11 66 43 +23 55
7 Hamme 36 15 10 11 59 51 +8 55
8 Hoogstraten 36 14 8 14 59 55 +4 50
9 Sint-Niklaas 36 14 7 15 62 55 +7 49
10 Racing Waregem 36 14 6 16 43 51 −8 48
11 Oudenaarde 36 11 15 10 62 62 0 48
12 Torhout 36 13 6 17 49 51 −2 45
13 Wielsbeke 36 11 12 13 50 62 −12 45
14 Ternat 36 12 5 19 53 72 −19 41
15 Cappellen 36 11 6 19 40 62 −22 39
16 Sottegem 36 11 5 20 32 65 −33 38 Promotion play-off
17 Ieper (R) 36 10 7 19 53 70 −17 37 Belgian Fourth Division
18 Racing Mechelen (R) 36 8 13 15 52 71 −19 37
19 Willebroek (R) 36 8 6 22 40 76 −36 30

Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of matches won; if teams are still tied a playoff is organised
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Belgian Third Division B[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Visé (C) (P) 34 20 11 3 68 30 +38 71 Belgian Second Division
2 Olympic Charleroi 34 17 11 6 59 34 +25 62 Belgian Third Division Final Round
3 Dessel 34 16 10 8 80 49 +31 58
4 Zaventem 34 17 5 12 62 52 +10 56
5 URS Centre 34 15 8 11 53 45 +8 53 Belgian Third Division Final Round
6 Diegem 34 14 10 10 50 48 +2 52
7 Verviers 34 12 12 10 38 47 −9 48
8 Bocholt 34 12 11 11 64 50 +14 47
9 Mol Wezel 34 11 12 11 39 37 +2 45
10 Hasselt 34 11 12 11 45 55 −10 45
11 Woluwe 34 12 7 15 47 48 −1 43
12 UR Namur 34 10 13 11 48 43 +5 43
13 Virton 34 12 6 16 37 44 −7 42
14 Union 34 10 12 12 53 41 +12 42
15 Bleid 34 10 10 14 47 57 −10 40
16 Tongeren 34 10 9 15 44 47 −3 39 Promotion play-off
17 Veldwezelt (R) 34 6 8 20 34 60 −26 26 Belgian Fourth Division
18 Peruwelz (R) 34 6 3 25 29 110 −81 21

Source: soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) number of matches won; if teams are still tied a playoff is organised
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Transfers[edit]

Notable transfers[edit]

With the shrinking of the Belgian First Division from 18 to 16 teams, only few players of relegated teams were able to stay in first division, with Sulejman Smajić arguably the most important one as he moved from Dender EH to Lokeren.[1] After an impressive season, Bryan Ruiz decided it was time to move as the Costa Rican international signed a contract with Twente and thereby left Gent.[2]

At Standard Liège, Oguchi Onyewu moved on a free transfer to AC Milan.[3] To replace him, four Portuguese speaking players were signed, with Ricardo Rocha from Tottenham Hotspur being most known.[4] Club Brugge made some impressive signings as they bought Belgian international Carl Hoefkens[5] together with striker Ivan Perišić[6] who had just helped Roeselare to avoid relegation. Under influence of Dutch coach Adrie Koster, central defender Ryan Donk was also signed.[7]

Most noted signing for Anderlecht was Ondřej Mazuch from Fiorentina.[8] Mouscron was noticed for signing several unknown players from France, Italy and especially Spain, mostly coming from teams in third and fourth division. A few minutes before the deadline, Cercle Brugge and Genk finished negotiations as they formed a deal which meant Thomas Buffel moved from Cercle Brugge to Genk with Hans Cornelis making the opposite move. On top of that Jelle Vossen was loaned out by Genk for a season to Cercle Brugge.[9]

During the first half of the season, Standard signed former French international Olivier Dacourt to replace the injured Steven Defour.[10]

In the winter period, the bankruptcy of Mouscron caused all their players to be contacted by several teams as they were all free to sign new contracts. Club Brugge managed to sign youngsters Maxime Lestienne[11] and Daan van Gijseghem[12] although there was a lot of interest by many clubs, especially for Lestienne. Standard bought Belgian internationals Sébastien Pocognoli[13] and Koen Daerden,[14] while Anderlecht signed a player from fifth division named Paul Taylor and then loaned him to Charleroi.[15] Also returning Belgian internationals were Luigi Pieroni, the 2003-04 Belgian League top scorer, who signed for Gent[16] and Peter Van Der Heyden who signed for Club Brugge.[17]

European Club results[edit]

Note that the Belgian team's score is always given first.

Champions Standard Liège were directly qualified for the Champions League while Anderlecht had to start in the qualification rounds. Starting in the new UEFA Europa League were Club Brugge, Gent and Genk.

The Belgian teams had one of their best seasons of the final decade as both Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard were not eliminated before winter and played on far into 2010:

  • Standard was drawn in a Champions League group with Arsenal, Olympiakos and AZ and started very strong, leading 2-0 versus Arsenal in their first match. However they lost 2-3 and eventually only scored 4 points before the last match at home versus AZ, where they needed a draw not to be eliminated. Goalkeeper Sinan Bolat scored the equalizer five minutes into extra time causing the stadium to burst into joy as Standard moved on into the Europa League knockout stages to meet Austrian team Red Bull Salzburg. After going down 0-2 in the first leg after twenty minutes it did not look good, however they came back to win 3-2 with a stunning goal by Igor de Camargo. In Athens, they beat Panathinaikos 1-3, meaning that the second leg home victory was not even needed. In the quarter finals, they dropped out of the competition to Hamburg. Mladen Petrić ruined all hope of progressing when he scored a second away goal for Hamburg in Liège in the second leg, causing Standard to lose both matches.
  • Anderlecht started promising with a 5-0 victory versus Turkish unknowns Sivasspor but then failed to progress past the final qualifying stage of the Champions League as they were beaten by Lyon. They thus dropped into the Europa League group stage. In this group stage they played decent scoring 8 out of 12 points which eventually meant they needed just a draw away to Ajax to qualify. With Ajax already qualified, many spectators feared a 0-0 draw. However youngster Romelu Lukaku quickly put Anderlecht up 0-2 as Anderlecht overpowered Ajax. The match ended 1-3 meaning Anderlecht even won the group. Athletic Bilbao was held to a 1-1 draw in Spain before they were beaten 4-0 in Belgium in the knockout stages. Jonathan Legear scoring the 4-0 with a beauty from at least 25 meters. After this Anderlecht fell to Hamburg, the 4-3 victory in Anderlecht not being enough after the 3-1 loss in Hamburg.
  • Club Brugge started rather weak in the Europa League qualifying rounds, squeezing past Finland's Lahti with a last minute goal in Bruges and then needed penalty kicks to get past Poland's Lech Poznan. In the group stage they faced Shakhtar Donetsk, Toulouse and Partizan Belgrade. After a 1-4 home loss to Shakhtar Donetsk it looked dull, but hopes were back up as they scored a last minute equalizer in Toulouse through Perisic. Joseph Akpala had scored a stunning beauty earlier in the match, kicking the ball into the goal from about 25 meters. Two victories versus Partizan and a 0-0 draw versus Shakthar in Ukraine caused them just to need a draw in their last match at home versus Toulouse. Being the better team throughout the match but not being able to score it looked like a 0-0 was going to be the final score, however again Ivan Perisic gave the fans something to cheer about as he scored the 1-0 winning goal in the final few minutes. Club Brugge thus progressed to the knockout stage where they were massive underdogs versus Valencia. However, after a 1-0 win at home they believed they could go through. In Valencia it also ended 1-0 after 90 minutes, however in the extra-time Valencia managed to score two more. Goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen was praised by players and supporters of both teams for his outstanding performance as Valencia had created dozens of chances throughout both matches.
  • In the Europa League qualifying rounds, Genk and Gent also took part: Genk lost twice to Lille, while Gent struggled to get past Naftan from Belarus, before getting clobbered 1-7 at home to AS Roma.
Date Team Competition Round Leg Opponent Location Score
16 July 2009 Gent Europa League Qual. Round 2 Leg 1, Away Belarus Naftan Atlant Stadium, Navapolatsk 1-2
23 July 2009 Gent Europa League Qual. Round 2 Leg 2, Home Belarus Naftan Jules Ottenstadion, Ghent 1-0
28 July 2009 Anderlecht Champions League Qual. Round 3 Leg 1, Home Turkey Sivasspor Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 5-0
30 July 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Qual. Round 3 Leg 1, Home Finland Lahti Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 3-2
30 July 2009 Gent Europa League Qual. Round 3 Leg 1, Away Italy Roma Stadio Olimpico, Rome 1-3
5 August 2009 Anderlecht Champions League Qual. Round 3 Leg 2, Away Turkey Sivasspor Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium, Sivas 1-3
6 August 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Qual. Round 3 Leg 2, Away Finland Lahti Lahden Stadion, Lahti 1-1
6 August 2009 Gent Europa League Qual. Round 3 Leg 2, Home Italy Roma Jules Ottenstadion, Ghent 1-7
19 August 2009 Anderlecht Champions League Play-off Round Leg 1, Away France Lyon Stade de Gerland, Lyon 1-5
20 August 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Play-off Round Leg 1, Away Poland Lech Poznań Stadion Miejski, Poznań 0-1
20 August 2009 Genk Europa League Play-off Round Leg 1, Home France Lille Fenix Stadion, Genk 1-2
25 August 2009 Anderlecht Champions League Play-off Round Leg 2, Home France Lyon Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 1-3
27 August 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Play-off Round Leg 2, Home Poland Lech Poznań Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 1-0
27 August 2009 Genk Europa League Play-off Round Leg 2, Away France Lille Stadium Lille-Metropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq 2-4
16 September 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 1, Home England Arsenal Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 2-3
17 September 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 1, Away Croatia Dinamo Zagreb Maksimir Stadium, Zagreb 2-0
17 September 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 1, Home Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 1-4
29 September 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 2, Away Netherlands AZ DSB Stadion, Alkmaar 1-1
1 October 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 2, Home Netherlands Ajax Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 1-1
1 October 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 2, Away France Toulouse Stadium Municipal, Toulouse 2-2
20 October 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 3, Away Greece Olympiacos Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus 1-2
22 October 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 3, Away Romania Timişoara Stadionul Dan Păltinişanu, Timişoara 0-0
22 October 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 3, Home Serbia Partizan Belgrade Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 2-0
4 November 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 4, Home Greece Olympiacos Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 2-0
5 November 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 4, Home Romania Timişoara Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 3-1
5 November 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 4, Away Serbia Partizan Belgrade Partizan Stadium, Belgrade 4-2
24 November 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 5, Away England Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Holloway 0-2
2 December 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 5, Home Croatia Dinamo Zagreb Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 0-1
3 December 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 5, Away Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Donbass Arena, Donetsk 0-0
9 December 2009 Standard Liège Champions League Group Stage Matchday 6, Home Netherlands AZ Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 1-1
16 December 2009 Club Brugge Europa League Group Stage Matchday 6, Home France Toulouse Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 1-0
17 December 2009 Anderlecht Europa League Group Stage Matchday 6, Away Netherlands Ajax Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam 3-1
18 February 2010 Anderlecht Europa League Round of 32 Leg 1, Away Spain Athletic Bilbao San Mamés Stadium, Bilbao 1-1
18 February 2010 Club Brugge Europa League Round of 32 Leg 1, Home Spain Valencia Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges 1-0
18 February 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Round of 32 Leg 1, Home Austria Salzburg Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 3-2
25 February 2010 Anderlecht Europa League Round of 32 Leg 2, Home Spain Athletic Bilbao Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 4-0
25 February 2010 Club Brugge Europa League Round of 32 Leg 2, Away Spain Valencia Estadio Mestalla, Valencia 0-3 (aet)
25 February 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Round of 32 Leg 2, Away Austria Salzburg Red Bull Arena, Salzburg 0-0
11 March 2010 Anderlecht Europa League Round of 16 Leg 1, Away Germany Hamburg HSH Nordbank Arena, Hamburg 1-3
11 March 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Round of 16 Leg 1, Away Greece Panathinaikos Olympic Stadium, Athens 3-1
18 March 2010 Anderlecht Europa League Round of 16 Leg 2, Home Germany Hamburg Constant Vanden Stock Stadium, Anderlecht 4-3
18 March 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Round of 16 Leg 2, Home Greece Panathinaikos Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 1-0
1 April 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Quarter Finals Leg 1, Away Germany Hamburg HSH Nordbank Arena, Hamburg 1-2
8 April 2010 Standard Liège Europa League Quarter Finals Leg 2, Home Germany Hamburg Stade Maurice Dufrasne, Liège 1-3

European qualification for 2009-10 summary[edit]

Competition Qualifiers Reason for Qualification
UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round for Champions Anderlecht 1st in Jupiler League
UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round for Non-Champions Gent 2nd in Jupiler League
UEFA Europa League Third Qualifying Round Club Brugge 3rd in Jupiler League
UEFA Europa League Second Qualifying Round Genk Europa League Testmatch winner
UEFA Europa League Play-off Round Cercle Brugge Cup finalist

National teams[edit]

Belgium[edit]

As interim coach Franky Vercauteren chose to resign after the loss in Armenia, prompting already signed Dick Advocaat to start already, although his contract started only on 1 January 2010. Advocaat however simply resigned in April 2010 to sign a new contract at Russia where he could earn a lot more. The Royal Belgian Football Association reacted disappointed and angry at the same time, whereas Advocaat claimed he "did not feel guilty at all". On May 11, Georges Leekens was appointed the new coach, who had already managed the 'Red Devils' between 1997 and 1999.

Friendly matches[edit]

12 August 2009
Czech Republic  3 – 1  Belgium
Hubník Goal 27'
Baroš Goal 42' (pen.)
Rozehnal Goal 79'
Vertonghen Goal 11'

14 November 2009
Belgium  3 – 0  Hungary
Fellaini Goal 37'
Vermaelen Goal 55'
Mirallas Goal 61'
Report

17 November 2009
Belgium  2 – 0  Qatar
Witsel Goal 21'
Sonck Goal 54'
Report


19 May 2010
Belgium  2 – 1  Bulgaria
Lepoint Goal 89'
Kompany Goal 90+1'
Popov Goal 31'

World Cup qualifiers[edit]

Belgium was in qualifying Group 5 for the 2010 FIFA World Cup but did not manage to qualify.

5 September 2009
22:00 UTC+2
Spain  5 – 0  Belgium
Silva Goal 41'67'
Villa Goal 49'85'
Piqué Goal 50'
Report
Estadio Riazor, A Coruña
Attendance: 30,441
Referee: France Bertrand Layec

9 September 2009
21:00 UTC+5
Armenia  2 – 1  Belgium
Goharyan Goal 23'
Hovsepyan Goal 50'
Report Van Buyten Goal 90+2'
Hanrapetakan Stadium, Yerevan
Attendance: 2,300
Referee: Republic of Macedonia Ljubomir Krstevski

10 October 2009
20:45 UTC+2
Belgium  2 – 0  Turkey
Mpenza Goal 8'84' Report
King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels
Attendance: 30,131
Referee: Italy Matteo Trefoloni

14 October 2009
21:30 UTC+3
Estonia  2 – 0  Belgium
Piiroja Goal 30'
Vassiljev Goal 67'
Report
A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn
Attendance: 4,680
Referee: Denmark Nicolai Vollquartz

Belgium U-21[edit]

Friendly match[edit]

U-21 Championship qualifiers[edit]

The Belgium under-21 squad is currently in Group 8 of the qualification process for the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.

4 September 2009
18:00 CET
Malta  0 – 1  Belgium
Report Kitoko Goal 33'

8 September 2009
20:00 CET
Belgium  2 – 0  Slovenia
Nainggolan Goal 56'
Lukaku Goal 77'
Report

9 October 2009
19:00 CET
Ukraine  1 – 1  Belgium
Zozulya Goal 69' Report Mujangi Bia Goal 67'

13 October 2009
20:50 CET
Belgium  0 – 0  France
Report

13 November 2009
20:00 CET
Belgium  0 – 2  Ukraine
Report Holodyuk Goal 36'73'

3 March 2010
TBD CET
Belgium  1 – 0  Malta
Kums Goal 74' (pen.)

This leaves two matches, away to Slovenia and away to France to be played in the next season.

Belgium U-19[edit]

Friendly matches[edit]

17 August 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  1 – 0  Montenegro
Angeli Goal 32'
Stade Luc Varenne, Tournai, Belgium
Attendance: about 250

19 August 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  2 – 0  Montenegro
Bourdouxhe Goal 77' (pen.)
Buyse Goal 85'
Schiervelde Stadion, Roeselare, Belgium
Attendance: about 200

5 September 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  1 – 2  Germany
Schneider Goal 65' (o.g.) Kroos Goal 36'
Bertram Goal 59'
Kehrweg Stadion, Eupen, Belgium
Attendance: about 250

7 September 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  0 – 1  Germany
Sobiech Goal 34'
Stade Jacques Lechat, Malmedy, Belgium
Attendance: about 400

12 October 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  1 – 0  France
Kabasele Goal 5'
Freethiel Stadion, Beveren, Belgium
Attendance: about 200

14 October 2009
19:00 CET
Belgium  1 – 2  France
Bruno Goal 59' (pen.) Bakambu Goal 5'
Salibur Goal 90'
Puyenbeke Stadion, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Attendance: about 100

2 March 2010
Belgium  1 – 3  Denmark
Fileccia Goal 43' Goal 17'
Goal 79'
Goal 82'
Kehrweg Stadion, Eupen, Belgium
Attendance: about 250

4 March 2010
Belgium  2 – 0  Denmark
Mertens Goal 14'
Bruno Goal 74'

20 April 2010
Luxembourg  2 – 4  Belgium

U-19 Championship qualifiers[edit]

The Belgium under-19 squad managed to qualify for the elite round qualification process for the 2010 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship after successfully passing through the first stage of qualifying. However they did not manage to qualify for the tournament proper as they ended second to Croatia in group 1.

13 November 2009
Belgium  4 – 0  Andorra
De Bruyne Goal 43'
Bruno Goal 59'
Bourdouxhe Goal 72' (pen.)
Longueville Goal 88'
Report

15 November 2009
Kazakhstan  0 – 4  Belgium
Report Kabasele Goal 10'62'
Bruno Goal 57'67' (pen.)

18 November 2009
Belgium  2 – 4  Norway
Badibanga Goal 72'
Durwael Goal 85'
Report Longueville Goal 45+1' (o.g.)
Johansen Goal 54'
King Goal 58' (pen.)90'

19 May 2010
14:30 CET
Croatia  2 – 1  Belgium
Maglica Goal 45+3'
Ozobić Goal 68'
Report Goal 50' Van Eenoo
Stadium Lučko, Lučko
Referee:  Marcin Szulc (POL)

21 May 2010
17:00 CET
Belgium  2 – 1  Scotland
Badibanga Goal 69'
Sterckx Goal 90+2'
Report Goal 87' Inman
Gradski stadion, Vrbovec
Referee:  Artur Soares Dias (POR)

24 May 2010
17:00 CET
Montenegro  1 – 4  Belgium
Van Damme Goal 32' (o.g.) Report Van Damme Goal 9'
Lestienne Goal 16'
Badibanga Goal 28'
Bruno Goal 73'
ŠRC Velika Gorica, Velika Gorica
Referee:  Marcin Szulc (POL)

Women[edit]

Friendly matches[edit]

5 September 2009
15:00 CET
Romania  2 – 7  Belgium
Goal 5'
Goal 85' (pen.)
Callebaut Goal 35'
Zeler Goal 43'63'65'
Van De Goor Goal 60'
Verelst Goal 73'
Onzia Goal 80'
Stadionul Poiana, Câmpina, Romania
Attendance: about 50

7 September 2009
11:00 CET
Romania  4 – 3  Belgium
Goal 5'
Goal 20'
Goal 35'
Goal 52'
De Rammelaere Goal 82'89'90'
Stadionul Poiana, Câmpina, Romania
Attendance: about 50

6 June 2010
16:00 CET
Belgium  0 – 2  Netherlands
Van Den Heiligenberg Goal 51'
Smit Goal 66' (pen.)
Loenhout, Belgium
Attendance: about 500

World Cup qualifiers[edit]

Belgium was in qualifying Group 8 for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, but failed to qualify.

20 September 2009
15:00 UTC+1
Wales  0 – 1  Belgium
Report Verelst Goal 90+4'

23 September 2009
18:00 UTC+2
Sweden  2 – 1  Belgium
Asllani Goal 30'
Landström Goal 66'
Report Maes Goal 68'

28 October 2009
20:00 UTC+1
Belgium  1 – 4  Sweden
Maes Goal 71' Report Seger Goal 23'65'
Landström Goal 67'
Lindén Goal 86'

22 November 2009
14:00 UTC+4
Azerbaijan  0 – 0  Belgium
Report


28 March 2010
16:00 UTC+2
Belgium  2 – 3  Wales
Philtjens Goal 64'
Zeler Goal 72'
Report Dykes Goal 19'
Daley Goal 42' (pen.)
Jones Goal 90+1'

1 April 2010
20:00 UTC+2
Belgium  0 – 3  Czech Republic
Report Divišová Goal 29'44'49'
Edmond Machtens Stadium, Brussels
Referee: Natalia Aleksakhina (Ukraine)

19 June 2010
17:00 UTC+2
Belgium  11 – 0  Azerbaijan
De Cock Goal 3'11'40'42'
Philtjens Goal 10'26'
Heiremans Goal 18'54'
Onzia Goal 35'90+1'
Puttemans Goal 89'
Report
Stade Leburton, Tubize
Referee: Eun Ah Hong (South Korea)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smajić comes to strengthen Lokeren's midfield" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2009-07-07. 
  2. ^ "FC Twente gladly shows new signing Bryan Ruiz" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2009-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Oguchi Onyewu exchanges Standard for Milan" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2009-07-07. 
  4. ^ "Portuguese player Rocha also signs for Standard" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2009-09-01. 
  5. ^ "Carl Hoefkens signs for two years at Brugge" (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2009-08-21. 
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