By Boris Esono N
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Cameroonian international and Royal Excel Mouscron striker serge Tabekou were beaten by Cercle Brugge on matchday 27 of the Belgian Pro League on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The team lost 2-1 to Cercle Brugge as both sides looked to escape the relegation zone.
Cercle Brugge who was in the relegation zone before this game took the lead at the 13min through Ike Ugbo.
Serge Tabekou was guilty of a foul play as he got a yellow card at the 45+1mins as his side looks for an equalizer. At half time it was 1-0 for Cercle Brugge against Mouscron.
With 3 points up for grabs, Royal Mouscron and Serge Tabekou pushed for a goal but most of their shots were off target.
Cercle Brugge then sealed the game at the 88mins with a goal from Kevin Denky, though Mouscron pulled one goal back at the 90+1mins through Lepoint.
It has been a calm season in front of goal for Serge Tabekou for Royal Excel Mouscron. In 24 matches played in the 2020-2021 Belgian Pro League, Serge Tabekou has found the back of the net 3 times and provided 1 assist.
In five previous meeting between both Mouscron and Cercle Brugge, both sides had two wins against each other. This latest victory by Brugge gives them the edge over Mouscron in terms of victories.
Royal Mouscron and Serge Tabekou need to start tuning their defeats into victories if they are to stay in the league next season. The team currently sits 17 (relegation play-off) out of 28 games played with 26 points. They are just 1 point from the bottom side Waasland-Beveren and level on point with Cercle who sits 16 on 26 points.
Royal Excel Mouscron will next take to the pitch on February 28 for matchday 28 (though it will be Mouscron’s 29th game of the season) against Beerschot. With some 7 games left for the end of the season, the fortunes of Mouscron need to change and change fast if they are to avoid relegation.
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