Anderlecht wins Belgian league title
Anderlecht won its 32nd league title on Sunday, holding closest
challenger Zulte Waregem to a 1-1 draw on the last day of the
Argentina international Lucas Biglia made sure the title was
Anderlecht’s when his deflected freekick in the 59th minute brought
the team even after Zulte Waregem’s Jens Naessens opened the
scoring three minutes earlier.
Under complicated rules, the six top finishers of the season
entered a 10-round competition with the points of the regular
league table halved at the start of the playoffs. Anderlecht
finished with 49 points, two ahead of Zulte Waregem.
Anderlecht qualifies directly for the group stage of next
season’s UEFA Champions League while Zulte Waregem goes into the