Oyen (5th), Sadik (66th), Bongonda (80th) and Onuachu (86th) scored for Genk and Kuipers (46th) scored for Mechelen. Genk is thus drawing closer to Mechelen in the standings and giving himself some air in the fight for Playoff 2. An opportunistic racing took the opportunity to open the scoring, after Schufs missed the head (third). Arbiter from Oyen (1-0, 5th) on a counter well led by Onuachu as a decisive passer.
Mechelen saw the situation further complicated when Pere received a red card for a swift tackle from Onuachu, when he was last man (25th).