Pacho's Antwerp won and got closer to Preciado's Genk

He Royal Antwerp continues on a streak in Belgium. The team that has as one of its figures William Pacho, beat Seraing United 2-0 and accumulated their ninth game in a row without defeat by the Jupiter Pro League. After a very irregular start, in which he left several points on the road, those led by Mark Van Bommel recovered and put pressure on Genk de Angelo Preciado (the leader of the tournament) in the final stretch of the season.

This Saturday, the defender who was summoned for Qatar 2022 complied with the custom of the last matches: completed the 90 minutes and had a very solid performance in the last line of the cast of Antwerp. Paired with Ritchie De Laet, he was in charge of starting his team from the back (he made 82 passes, 15 of which were breaking lines).

The celebration Jurgen Peter Ekkelenkamp, ​​author of the 1-0 (Photo: AFP).

With this victory, which came thanks to goals from Ekkelenkamp and Janssen, the Royal Antwerp reached 60 points in the championship and climbed to second place in the table. The pointer in Belgium is Genk, who with one game less (plays this Sunday against Union Saint-Gilloise, the third) accumulates 67 units in 28 matches played.

In addition to the recovery and the good undefeated trail, Pacho’s team has another important goal for the season: the Belgian Cup. Those from Antwerp have already secured their place in the final and will go for the title against Mechelen (it will be played on 4/30).

Pacho’s numbers

In his first campaign as the undisputed starter at Royal Antwerp, until now William Pacho He has played 38 matchess -counting local and international competitions- and gave an assist. The goal is still made to be desired…

In any case, his level in Belgian football is so good that from the Old Continent they assure that he will not last long in that country… It is linked to Eintracht Frankfurt in Germanywho would be interested in adding it from the middle of the year.

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