2018–19 Belgian First Division A

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Belgian First Division A
Season2018–19
Dates27 July 2018 – May 2019
ChampionsGenk
RelegatedLokeren
Champions LeagueGenk
Club Brugge
Europa LeagueStandard Liège
Royal Antwerp
Top goalscorerHamdi Harbaoui (25 goals)
All statistics correct as of 12 May 2019.

The 2018–19 Belgian First Division A (officially known as Jupiler Pro League) was the 116th season of top-tier football in Belgium.

Team changes[edit]

Teams[edit]

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Matricule Club Location Venue Capacity
35 Anderlecht Anderlecht Constant Vanden Stock Stadium 21,500
1 Antwerp Antwerp Bosuilstadion 12,975
12 Cercle Brugge Bruges Jan Breydel Stadium 29,042
22 Charleroi Charleroi Stade du Pays de Charleroi 14,000
3 Club Brugge Bruges Jan Breydel Stadium 29,042
4276 Eupen Eupen Kehrweg Stadion 8,363
322 Genk Genk Luminus Arena 24,956
7 Gent Ghent Ghelamco Arena 20,000
19 Kortrijk Kortrijk Guldensporen Stadion 9,399
282 Lokeren Lokeren Daknamstadion 12,000
216 Excel Mouscron Mouscron Stade Le Canonnier 10,571
31 Oostende Ostend Versluys Arena 8,432
373 Sint-Truiden Sint-Truiden Stayen 14,600
16 Standard Liège Liège Stade Maurice Dufrasne 30,023
4068 Waasland-Beveren Beveren Freethiel Stadion 8,190
5381 Zulte Waregem Waregem Regenboogstadion 12,500

Personnel and kits[edit]

Club Manager Captain Kit Manufacturer Sponsors
Anderlecht France Karim Belhocine France Adrien Trebel Adidas BNP Paribas Fortis
Antwerp Romania László Bölöni Belgium Faris Haroun Jako Heylen Vastgoed
Cercle Brugge Belgium José Jeunechamps Belgium Benjamin Lambot Erima ADMB
Charleroi Belgium Felice Mazzu Spain Francisco Martos Kappa Proximus
Club Brugge Croatia Ivan Leko Netherlands Ruud Vormer Macron Daikin
Eupen France Claude Makélélé Spain Luis García Nike Aspire Academy
Excel Mouscron Germany Bernd Storck Belgium Jérémy Huyghebaert Erima Star Casino
Genk Belgium Philippe Clement Spain Alejandro Pozuelo Nike Beobank
Gent Denmark Jess Thorup Ghana Nana Asare Craft vdk bank
Kortrijk Belgium Yves Vanderhaeghe Belgium Hannes Van der Bruggen Jako AGO Jobs & HR
Lokeren Belgium Glen De Boeck Belgium Killian Overmeire Beltona QTeam
Oostende Belgium Franky Van der Elst Belgium Nicolas Lombaerts Joma Willems Veranda's
Sint-Truiden Belgium Marc Brys Democratic Republic of the Congo Jordan Botaka Olympic Golden Palace
Standard Liège Belgium Michel Preud'homme Belgium Sébastien Pocognoli New Balance BASE
Waasland-Beveren Bosnia and Herzegovina Adnan Čustović Netherlands Milan Massop Kappa Circus.be
Zulte-Waregem Belgium Francky Dury Belgium Davy De fauw Patrick Willy Naessens Group

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position Replaced by Date of appointment
Sint-Truiden Belgium Jonas De Roeck Replaced End of 2017–18 season [n 1] Pre-season Belgium Marc Brys 21 May 2018 [1]
Oostende Bosnia and Herzegovina Adnan Čustović End of 2017–18 season Belgium Gert Verheyen 25 April 2018 [n 2] [2]
Cercle Brugge Belgium Franky Vercauteren Mutual consent End of 2017–18 season France Laurent Guyot 6 June 2018 [3]
Standard Liège Portugal Ricardo Sá Pinto Resigned End of 2017–18 season Belgium Michel Preud'homme 23 May 2018 [4]
Waasland-Beveren Belgium Dirk Geeraerd Caretaker replaced End of 2017–18 season Belgium Yannick Ferrera 8 June 2018 [5]
Excel Mouscron Belgium Frank Defays Sacked 30 August 2018 [6] 16th Germany Bernd Storck 2 September 2018 [7]
Gent Belgium Yves Vanderhaeghe 8 October 2018 [8] 7th Denmark Jess Thorup 10 October 2018 [9]
Lokeren Belgium Peter Maes 27 October 2018 [10] 15th Iceland Arnar Viðarsson (caretaker) 27 October 2018 [10]
Lokeren Iceland Arnar Viðarsson (caretaker) Caretaker replaced 2 November 2018 [11][n 3] 16th Norway Trond Sollied 2 November 2018 [11]
Waasland-Beveren Belgium Yannick Ferrera Sacked 11 November 2018 [12] 14th Bosnia and Herzegovina Adnan Čustović 17 November 2018 [13]
Kortrijk Belgium Glen De Boeck 15 November 2018 [14] 12th Belgium Yves Vanderhaeghe 15 November 2018 [15]
Anderlecht Belgium Hein Vanhaezebrouck 16 December 2018 [16] 4th France Karim Belhocine (caretaker) 16 December 2018 [16]
Anderlecht France Karim Belhocine (caretaker) Caretaker replaced 6 January 2019 [17] 5th Netherlands Fred Rutten 6 January 2019 [17]
Lokeren Norway Trond Sollied Sacked 20 January 2019 [18] 16th Belgium Glen De Boeck 20 January 2019 [18]
Oostende Belgium Gert Verheyen Resigned 6 March 2019 [19] 14th Belgium Hugo Broos (caretaker) 6 March 2019 [19]
Anderlecht Netherlands Fred Rutten Mutual consent 16 April 2019 [20] Regular season: 4th
Championship POs: 5th
France Karim Belhocine (caretaker) 16 April 2019 [21]
Oostende Belgium Hugo Broos (caretaker) Resigned 29 April 2019 [22] Regular season: 14th
Europa League POs: 4th
Belgium Franky Van der Elst (caretaker) 29 April 2019 [22]
Cercle Brugge France Laurent Guyot Mutual consent 2 May 2019 [23] Regular season: 13th
Europa League POs: 4th
Belgium José Jeunechamps (caretaker) 2 May 2019 [23]

Regular season[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Genk 30 18 9 3 63 31 +32 63 Qualification for the championship play-offs
2 Club Brugge 30 16 8 6 64 32 +32 56
3 Standard Liège 30 15 8 7 49 35 +14 53
4 Anderlecht 30 15 6 9 49 34 +15 51
5 Gent 30 15 5 10 53 45 +8 50
6 Antwerp 30 14 7 9 39 34 +5 49
7 Sint-Truiden 30 12 11 7 47 36 +11 47 Qualification for the Europa League play-offs
8 Kortrijk 30 12 7 11 44 42 +2 43
9 Charleroi 30 12 6 12 43 43 0 42
10 Excel Mouscron 30 11 7 12 33 33 0 40
11 Zulte Waregem 30 8 9 13 49 60 −11 33
12 Eupen 30 10 2 18 34 57 −23 32
13 Cercle Brugge 30 7 7 16 35 59 −24 28
14 Oostende 30 6 9 15 29 52 −23 27
15 Waasland-Beveren 30 5 12 13 37 50 −13 27
16 Lokeren (R) 30 5 5 20 28 53 −25 20 Relegation to the First Division B
Source: Belgian First Division A (in Dutch), Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Away goals scored; 6) Away matches won; 7) Play-off.[24]
(R) Relegated.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away AND ANT CER CHA CLU EUP EXM GNK GNT KVK LOK OOS STA STR W-B ZWA
Anderlecht 1–1 4–2 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 5–2 2–1 0–0 3–0 0–0
Antwerp 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–4 2–2 0–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–3 0–2 5–1
Cercle Brugge 2–1 0–3 2–1 2–2 0–1 2–1 2–5 0–3 1–1 3–2 2–2 1–2 1–2 2–0 3–1
Charleroi 1–2 0–1 3–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–2 3–2
Club Brugge 2–1 5–1 4–0 0–1 5–2 1–2 3–1 1–1 3–0 2–1 4–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–3
Eupen 2–1 1–2 2–0 1–4 0–4 1–0 0–2 2–3 0–1 4–1 1–2 2–1 1–4 1–0 2–3
Excel Mouscron 3–1 0–1 3–0 3–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 0–3 0–0
Genk 1–0 0–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–2 4–0
Gent 1–0 0–0 4–1 2–1 0–4 2–0 1–2 1–5 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–2 4–1 1–1
Kortrijk 1–4 2–0 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–3 1–0 3–3 1–2 2–1 1–2 0–2 3–1 2–2 4–2
Lokeren 1–2 2–1 3–1 2–4 0–1 2–0 0–0 0–4 2–2 1–3 0–0 0–3 2–0 1–0 0–3
Oostende 0–2 0–2 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–2 0–4 1–2 1–0 1–3 1–1 1–1 3–1
Standard Liège 2–1 0–2 0–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–2 2–1 3–1 3–1 3–2 4–3 4–1
Sint-Truiden 4–2 2–0 0–0 3–1 2–2 4–1 3–1 2–3 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1
Waasland-Beveren 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 2–6 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 1–1
Zulte Waregem 1–2 1–2 3–2 3–1 2–5 4–0 2–2 3–3 1–3 0–2 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–2
Source: Belgian Pro League (in Dutch)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Championship play-offs[edit]

The points obtained during the regular season were halved (and rounded up) before the start of the playoff. As a result, the teams started with the following points before the playoff: Genk 32 points, Club Brugge 28, Standard Liège 27, Anderlecht 26, Gent 25 and Antwerp 25. The points of Genk, Standard Liège, Anderlecht and Antwerp were rounded up, therefore in case of any ties on points at the end of the playoffs, the half point will be deducted for these teams.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification GNK CLU STA ANT GNT AND
1 Genk (C) 10 6 2 2 19 8 +11 52 Qualification for the Champions League group stage 3–1 0–0 4–0 2–1 3–0
2 Club Brugge 10 7 1 2 19 11 +8 50 Qualification for the Champions League third qualifying round 3–2 4–0 3–2 3–0 1–0
3 Standard Liège 10 4 1 5 17 16 +1 40 Qualification for the Europa League group stage 1–3 2–0 3–1 2–3 5–0 FF[a]
4 Antwerp (O) 10 4 2 4 12 16 −4 39 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round[b] 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–1
5 Gent[c] 10 3 1 6 10 15 −5 35 Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–2 2–1
6 Anderlecht 10 1 3 6 8 19 −11 32 1–1 2–3 2–1 1–2 0–0
Source: Sport.be
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Points without (possible) half points added due to rounding; 3) Position obtained during the Regular season[27]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner.
Notes:
  1. ^ Match was abandoned near the end of the first half as Anderlecht supporters had been throwing flares and smoke bombs on the pitch. At that time Standard was leading 2–0.[25] A few weeks later Anderlecht was fined 5.000 Euro and forced to play one match behind closed doors, with the match result set to a 5–0 win for Standard.[26]
  2. ^ After the season, 2018–19 Belgian Cup winners KV Mechelen were found guilty of match-fixing as part of the 2017–18 Belgian football fraud investigation, allowing Standard Liège to enter in the group stage instead of the third qualifying round, the fourth-placed team of the league, Royal Antwerp, entered the third qualifying round instead of the second qualifying round, and the second qualifying round berth was given to the fifth-placed team of the league, Gent. This decision is subject to appeal.
  3. ^ As highest finisher not already qualified, Gent was awarded the spot in the second qualifying round of the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League which came up after the barring of KV Mechelen.

Europa League play-offs[edit]

Group A of the play-offs consist of the teams finishing in positions 7, 9, 12 and 14 during the regular season and the first and third placed team in the qualifying positions in the 2018–19 Belgian First Division B. The teams finishing in positions 8, 10, 11, 13 and 15 were joined by the second placed qualifier from the 2018–19 Belgian First Division B in group B.

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification CHA STR WES OOS EUP B‑W
1 Charleroi 10 7 1 2 20 7 +13 22 Qualification for the Europa League play-off semi-final 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–0 4–0
2 Sint-Truiden 10 4 5 1 16 13 +3 17 3–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 2–2
3 Westerlo 10 3 3 4 13 12 +1 12 0–2 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–1
4 Oostende 10 3 3 4 12 15 −3 12 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–2 2–1
5 Eupen 10 3 2 5 9 15 −6 11 0–1 1–1 0–3 3–2 1–0
6 Beerschot Wilrijk 10 2 2 6 11 19 −8 8 0–3 1–2 3–2 1–2 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on completed. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Away goals scored; 6) Away matches won; 7) Play-off.[28]

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification KVK USG W‑B ZWA EXM CER
1 Kortrijk 10 8 0 2 26 12 +14 24 Qualification for the Europa League play-off semi-final 0–1 2–1 4–2 3–1 4–0
2 Union SG 10 6 2 2 24 14 +10 20 2–0 5–1 2–2 3–3 3–1
3 Waasland-Beveren 10 4 1 5 17 24 −7 13 2–3 3–2 0–5 2–1 2–1
4 Zulte Waregem 10 3 4 3 22 22 0 13 0–5 2–1 0–0 2–2 6–2
5 Excel Mouscron 10 2 2 6 19 22 −3 8 2–3 0–2 2–4 3–0 2–3
6 Cercle Brugge 10 2 1 7 16 30 −14 7 1–2 2–3 3–2 3–3 0–3
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Matches won; 3) Goal difference; 4) Goals scored; 5) Away goals scored; 6) Away matches won; 7) Play-off.[29]

Semi-final[edit]

The winners of both play-off groups competed in one match to play the fourth-placed team of the championship play-offs for a spot in the final. This match was played on the field of the highest ranked team in the regular competition. Charleroi advanced to the final to play for a spot in the second qualifying round of the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League.

Kortrijk1–2Charleroi
Report
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Jonathan Lardot

Final[edit]

The winner of the Europa League play-off semi-final and the fourth-placed team of the championship play-offs played one match to determine the Europa League play-off winner. Antwerp qualified for the third qualifying round of the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League.

Antwerp3–2Charleroi
Report
Attendance: 11,502
Referee: Nicolas Laforge

Number of teams by provinces[edit]

Number of teams Province or region Team(s)
5  West Flanders Cercle Brugge, Club Brugge, Kortrijk, Oostende and Zulte Waregem
3  East Flanders Gent, Lokeren and Waasland-Beveren
2  Hainaut Charleroi and Excel Mouscron
 Liège Eupen and Standard Liège
 Limburg Genk and Sint-Truiden
1  Antwerp Antwerp
 Brussels Anderlecht

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of matches played on 17 May 2019.[30]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Tunisia Hamdi Harbaoui Zulte Waregem 25
2 Tanzania Mbwana Samatta Genk 23
3 Croatia Ivan Santini Anderlecht 16
Nigeria Victor Osimhen Charleroi
5 Japan Daichi Kamada Sint-Truiden 15
Uruguay Felipe Avenatti Kortrijk
7 Belgium Leandro Trossard Genk 14
Belgium Theo Bongonda Zulte Waregem
Belgium Hans Vanaken Club Brugge
10 Ukraine Ruslan Malinovskyi Genk 13

Top assists[edit]

As of matches played on 17 May 2019.[31]
Rank Player Club Assists
1 Belgium Hans Vanaken Club Brugge 16
2 Ukraine Ruslan Malinovskyi Genk 11
3 Belgium Nill De Pauw Zulte Waregem 9
Montenegro Aleksandar Boljević Waasland-Beveren
5 Belgium Manuel Benson Excel Mouscron 8
Belgium Gianni Bruno Cercle Brugge
Belgium Theo Bongonda Zulte Waregem
Brazil Wesley Club Brugge
Romania Razvan Marin Standard Liège

Clean sheets[edit]

As of matches played on 17 May 2019.[32]
Rank Player Club Clean sheets
1 Australia Danny Vukovic Genk 14
2 Turkey Sinan Bolat Antwerp 13
3 United States Ethan Horvath Club Brugge 11
4 France Jean Butez Excel Mouscron 9
France Thomas Didillon Anderlecht
Mexico Guillermo Ochoa Standard Liège
7 Belgium Thomas Kaminski Kortrijk / Gent 8
8 France Nicolas Penneteau Charleroi 7
9 Belgium Hendrik Van Crombrugge Eupen 6
10 Belgium Ortwin De Wolf Lokeren 5

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The announcement of De Roeck being replaced was made on 20 April 2018, together with the news he would complete the season.
  2. ^ Verheyen was announced as manager on 25 April 2018 but only replaced Adnan Čustović after the final match of the season.
  3. ^ The announcement of Viðarsson being replaced was made on 29 October 2018, but he remained in charge for the match against Anderlecht on 1 November, with Sollied taking over only the day after.

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  3. ^ "Fransman Guyot moet Cercle Brugge in 1e klasse A houden" [Frenchman Guyot to keep Cercle Brugge in 1st division A] (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2018-06-06.
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  19. ^ a b "Verheyen stopt als coach van Oostende, Broos neemt voorlopig over" [Verheyen quits as manager of Oostende, Broos caretaker] (in Dutch). sporza.be. 2019-03-06.
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