Belgian First Division A
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Sporting de Charleroi v Standard Liege

Charleroi v Standard Liege
Charleroi and Standard Liege observed a minute's silence before the game in memory of the victims of the victims of the Chapecoense air crash

Sunday's Belgian First Division A game between Charleroi and Standard Liege was abandoned after fans set off fireworks and threw coins, lighters and bottles onto the pitch.

Standard Liege were winning 3-1 away from home when referee Serge Gumienny ended the match in the 81st minute.

He had already stopped the game after Liege fans twice set off flares and threw objects onto the pitch.

When Charleroi fans did likewise, the referee abandoned the fixture.

League authorities will decide whether the result stands or the match be replayed.

On Saturday, the Ligue 1 match at Metz was abandoned after firecrackers were thrown at Lyon keeper Anthony Lopes.

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski was involved in a similar incident last month in a World Cup qualifier in Romania.

There was a capacity crowd just short of 15,000 inside the Stade du Pays de Charleroi on Sunday.

Charleroi are sixth in the 16-team Belgian top tier, four points behind leaders Zulte Waregem.

Standard Liege are seventh in the table.


Sporting de Charleroi

  • 1Penneteau
  • 19Mata Pedro Lourenco
  • 41N'Ganga
  • 8Martos Espigares
  • 25MarcqSubstituted forHendrickxat 45'minutes
  • 13Diandy
  • 23Willems
  • 10Pollet
  • 77FallBooked at 74mins
  • 21BakarSubstituted forBédiaat 75'minutes
  • 18BabyBooked at 73mins


  • 5Boulenger
  • 14Benavente
  • 15Baume
  • 17Marinos
  • 22Hendrickx
  • 24Dessoleil
  • 99Bédia

Standard Liege

  • 28Hubert
  • 22Paulo da Silva
  • 23Trebel
  • 14Mbenza
  • 13Scholz
  • 21Enoh
  • 24FioreBooked at 47mins
  • 32Fai
  • 99Belfodil
  • 70
  • 34Laifis


  • 1Gillet
  • 2Goreux
  • 9Emond
  • 12Badibanga
  • 31Ribeiro Soares
  • 33Kosanovic
  • 44Cissé
Serge Gumienny

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 4th December 2016

As It Stood

1SV Zulte Waregem17104329181134
2Club Brugge17103429121733
4KV Oostende1794434201431
5KAA Gent1794427141331
6Sporting de Charleroi168622014630
7Standard Liege1674528171125
9KRC Genk177372127-624
10KV Kortrijk176652728-124
11KSC Lokeren175391522-718
12KAS Eupen174492639-1316
13Waasland Beveren173681628-1215
14Sint Truidense VV1734101726-913
16KVC Westerlo1725101839-2111
View full Belgian First Division A table

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