112: Anderlecht oust Wolfsburg

24 March 2024
Anderlecht, Belgium

Anderlecht continued their march towards Champions League glory with an impressive 3-1 aggregate win against Wolfsburg. The sees the Anderlecht side into the Quarter Finals for the second year running.

They face difficult opposition in the form of in-form Manchester City. All indications are that the dream run stops here.

~Chatty Jen, Korean FM Sports News

I am happy with the way the side is playing. We have had a wee wobble, however that appears to be behind us. We have a lot to get through. Read on!

Blow by Blow

Job Interview

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Well this is an interesting opportunity. I might be tempted to jump ship for this offer should it come to fruition.

Team News

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Time flies when you are having fun. It is pleasing to reach this milestone, although it may be looking likely that I may not reach 200.

Jupiler Pro League – Match 29/30

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Second placed Genk are not to be trifled with. We have a number of slightly tired players however we need to filed a good side today.

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“Doctor” comes in for the injured “Alex” while both “C.K.” and “Mookee” are back from international duty.

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Our second scoreless draw in a row sees us hold onto an eight point lead at the top of the table. We were not that good enough going forward but did enough for the draw.
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Champions League Results

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Chelsea come up good against Bayern Munchen in a hard fought tie, while Juventus built on their first leg result to go through easily.

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PSG showed exactly why they are so highly rated as they destroyed Dortmund. Manchester City did what they needed to to to beat Schalke.

Injury Update

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“Goose” was developing well and was starting to get more game time. he will be missed.

Jupiler Pro League – Match 30/30

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Relegation threatened Sporting Lokeren are the next stop on our journey.  Injury has hampered my team selection in midfield.

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With the second leg against Wolfsburg up midweek, I chose to select a slightly weaker side for this match. “Jarhead” makes his first team debut.

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We put in a bad first half and had to bring on the big guns in the second half. In the end two goals from “Benny Jets” did the damage and we escaped with a draw.

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Champions League – 1st Knockout Round – Leg 2

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Wolfsburg is the last German team left in the competition. We have a slender lead and thus the tie is ours to lose.

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Only change made to the first team is “Doctor” in for the injured “Alex”.

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It wasn’t pretty, but it was effective. a 1-0 win and 3-1 on aggregate. You don’t need to be pretty, just effective!

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Champions League Results

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Galatasaray overturned a sizeable first leg deficit to beat Valencia. Manchester United edged a thriller, going 3-0 up and just hanging on as Barcelona threw everything at them.

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Porto also came from behind to absolutely spank A.C.Milan winning 6-1 on the night and 7-3 on aggregate. Anderlecht Knocked the last German team out of the competition.

Champions League Quarter Final Draw

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When it comes to the Quarter Final there are no easy games. We have drawn Manchester City which promises to be a great game.

Jupiler Pro League – Champions Group – Match 1/10

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First game of the champions round sees us host Club Brugge in what promises to be an awesome spectacle.

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I decide to send out the same 18 from the Wolfsburg match. “Alex” is almost back fit, but is not ready to be considered.

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We played well and though we struggled to put away the chances at times we still came out 3-1 winners.

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Results Summary

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An undefeated monthe but maybe by the skin of our teeth. We won the game that mattered.

League Table

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We are nowhere near as comfortably placed as we were last season at this time.

Next Episode

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Next Episode we have a Champions League Quarter Final double header against Manchester City.

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