Round three of the Belgian Pro League is done and dusted. A couple of Yanks saw no action at all, while two others tasted defeat.
Bryan Reynolds’ return to Westerlo as a permanent member of the squad was spoiled in a narrow loss while Marlon Fossey and Standard Liege also came up short against USG.
Belgium’s Pro League kicked off its new season over the weekend with Mark McKenzie and Genk making a statement with their demolition of newly-promoted Molenbeek.
Having played a full season on loan for Westerlo in 2022-2023, the Belgian Pro League team pounced on the chance to sign American defender Bryan Reynolds on a permanent basis from Italian Serie A side AS Roma.
It’s time for soccer in Europe once again and Belgium will be one of the first to get their 2023-24 season underway this Friday when Anderlecht makes the very short trip to the Forest municipality of Brussels to take on Union St. Gilloise.
The Belgian title was decided on Sunday evening at the very last minute as Antwerp scored a late goal to claim their first crown in 66 years. Union St Gilloise hosted Club Brugge in Brussels and with the Genk-Antwerp result, the boys from Brussels could have claimed the title but after taking the lead just […]
It looks like the new Belgian champions will be decided on the very last day of the play-offs after the top two teams played to a tie, while Mark McKenzie and Genk battled back to give themselves a good chance of claiming the title.
With four of the six playoff games done and dusted in both the Championship and European groups, Mark McKenzie and Genk blew the chance to put pressure on the group leaders after a Sam Vines-less Royal Antwerp were beaten by Club Brugge.
After hitting the playoffs halfway mark, the title is still wide open, though Antwerp has taken over the top spot in Pro League action.
Former DC United youngster, Griffin Yow, who joined KVC Westerlo of the Pro League in July 2022, is looking to continue building after making his European debut during a playoff game on Sunday afternoon.