It didn’t have to be pretty. After the lamentable 10 out of 27, Anderlecht mainly had to win against Standard and succeeded in that mission: 1-3. The clasico was anything but a great showpiece, but the no-nonsense approach earned the Purple & White 3 points. This keeps them in the running for Play-off 1. We looked for five reasons why Anderlecht did win this time.
1. Not pretty, but hard
Normally, Anderlecht has to be the best in class. The one that everyone turns their head for. After the painful loss of face against Cercle (0-0) and Kortrijk (0-2), that was against …