++ Bonus HBI Shares and DOUBLE PRIZES ++ First Goal Scorer + Correct Score Comp. No 344: 30 July 2021 - Belgium Div. A - Genk v Oostende - 6500 + 5500 SPS Tokens
It was a bit of a shock result last night over in Argentina when the hot favourites, Argentinos Juniors were overturned by Arsenal Sarandi at home. Was a pleasant shock for me as absolutely none of you got the correct result or first goal scorer.
No worries, the pot will rise up and with less players, we have more chance of building up some good totals, especially if you guys continue on this poor vein of form!
No worries, let's get on with today's game and a visit to Belgium for the game between...
This is only the second game of the season for both these teams with Genk, the hosts, fairing slightly better with a 1-1 draw in their first game against Standard Liege than Oostende who got battered at home by Sporting Charleroi, 0-3.
I have a feeling there may be a few goals in this game. Interesting thing about the Genk squad is both their first-team goalkeepers are under 20! The rest of the squad are 24 or under apart from a couple of attackers. This is a squad for the future that J. Van den Brom is building, with bags of energy as they matched the more experienced Standard Liege with energy and intensity, and it was just a lack of concentration well into injury-time that cost them all 3 points.
Oostende will be hoping for a much better performance after their dreadful performance last time out. The defence were poor and goalkeeper Hubert had a stinker. A few more performances like this and surely, coach Blessin will have to think about promoting young understudy, J.Schelfhout to the starting line-up. Any team taking such a beating in the opening game is going to have to stop the rot.
Oostende will be looking to players like the experienced, former Celtic defender Jack Hendry to step up and be strong at the back whilst the midfield will need to fight for the ball and to feed the two-man attack.
It's hard to see how Oostende will get anything from this game, but of course, it's early days yet.
Prediction: Genk 3 : 1 Oostende - First Goal scorer: J.Ito
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The Small Print
In the first goal scorer competition, own goals do not count. In the correct score competition, it's the score after 90mins. Extra time and penalties do not count and the pot for each competition will roll over if there is no winner. If more than one person chooses the same first goal scorer or correct score, the prize is shared, and everyone gets a little upvote! It seems I also need to add, one entry per person. Don't forget the new rule that only people with a rep of 50 or above are eligible to enter unless they have been approved. The bonus will be added to any winnings ONLY if Leeds United win and/or Man U lose and all pay-outs will never exceed 50% of post pay-out. Other bonuses are paid out at my discretion.
And the winners were...