On the finish of a double weekend that began on Friday night, the nineteenth day of the ION Hockey League, performed on Sunday, had the impact of tightening the main positions much more, three days earlier than the top of the common section of the championship.
Antwerp is now assured to go all the way down to Division 1, the whole lot stays to be finished on this championship given the outcomes recorded throughout this nineteenth day. Beginning with Braxgata and Louvain who nonetheless dream of getting a spot within the final 4.
Beerschot – Leopold: 4-4.There was suspense on the aspect of Kontich with a full, dedicated and thrilling match between 2 groups with very completely different targets. The individuals of Brussels wish to end the common competitors within the result in validate the primary EHL ticket whereas the individuals of Antwerp must work exhausting to make sure their upkeep within the honor division. And it was the native workforce who took the lead through 2 objectives from François Sior (together with a penalty). Within the twenty second minute, Arthur Verdussen lastly sounded the revolt for the Ucclois however Sior, decidedly nicely impressed this afternoon, scored the hat-trick on laptop When he returned from the locker room, Leo took the initiative and Max Plennevaux struck twice (thirty eighth and 51st). The Bee didn’t quit and regained the benefit on a stroke transformed by Arthur De Sloover. The chief of the competitors needed to keep away from a sixth setback and it was Dylan Englebert who obtained his workforce out of this unhealthy scenario when there have been nonetheless 7 minutes to play within the recreation. The Ucclois then threw all their forces into the battle to convey again the three factors however the Mauve et Blanc held on and picked up a great level for his or her rescue mission which must proceed throughout the delicate journey to Racing subsequent Sunday.
Racing–Waterloo Geese: 3-2.The individuals of Brussels have definitely succeeded in one of many good operations of this Sunday, within the division of honor. A 3-2 success towards Waterloo Geese which may definitely have been wider if Racing had not misplaced the thread of the match a little bit throughout the second interval. Earlier than that, Craig Fulton’s males had completely negotiated their efficiency of the day, main 3-0 on the break after objectives from Achille De Chaffoy and Tanguy Cosyns (2 together with a penalty). Throughout these first 35 minutes, the Brabançons have been apathetic and in whole lack of inspiration. Within the second half, the Ucclois then misplaced, little by little, their very good and let the guests regain their emotions. Within the forty first minute, Victor Charlet gave hope to his individuals and the alternatives have been many extra quite a few. Then it was the captain, Gauthier Boccard, who struck (58th) and who put Racing beneath stress. However in entrance of their supporters, the Rats saved their calm and performed with management to keep away from being caught on the scoreboard.
Ghent – Orée: 3-1.After the flattering victory, Friday night of Leopold, the Flandriens needed to set the file straight to remain within the prime 4. This provided an thrilling duel towards a workforce from Orée who needs to keep away from getting blended up , a method or one other to the wrestle for upkeep. It was within the second half, and in simply 5 minutes, that the Gantois turned the sport round with objectives from Charles Masson (thirty ninth), Thibault Deplus, following from laptop (fortieth) and Antoine Kina, from the penalty spot (forty fourth). Eliot Curty diminished the hole for the Brussels workforce in stride (forty sixth) however the native workforce completely managed the top of the sport.
One other defeat for the defending champions
Dragons – Braxgata: 4-5.The weeks observe one another and look alike for the defending champions who suffered their third defeat because the winter break and who appear to be struggling to discover a second wind because the resumption. Nelson Onana took solely 60 seconds to seek out the opening and demonstrated the guests’ need to hold out a great operation, in Brasschaat. However the Dragons reacted and handed because of Max Luyten and Nicolas Della Torre (from the penalty spot). Nevertheless, the enjoyment was short-lived among the many supporters since Christophe Adriaensen put all these little individuals equal in stride. It was then Loïck Luypaert who restored the result in Brax on laptop After the break, the Argentinian Nicolas Della Torre managed the double. Maxime Loots scored quantity 4 for the guests (49′) however Florent van Aubel corrected the shot for the locals (60′). However Ben Walker allowed Braxgata to stay undefeated in 2022 (4 wins in 5 video games and a pair of line-up matches to go). Philippe Goldberg’s males are due to this fact nonetheless nicely within the race for the playoffs however they’ll now must play 4 video games in simply 12 days. The Dragons, too, will be capable of waste extra to keep away from lacking the final 4.
Leuven – Daring: 5-4.Molenbeekois can harbor regrets after this journey to Heverlee. They have been joined once they led twice within the rating by an opponent who indicators, by the way in which, his sixth assembly with out defeat. The scorers of the day: Pilou Maraite (2 stroke), Sam Lane (laptop), Sean Murray, and Pere Divorra for the Universitaires; Thomas Leffler, Geoffroy Cosyns, Daniel Bell and Benjamin Marque for the individuals of Brussels. With 3 factors forward of Beerschot, Daring presently occupies the place of play-off.
Antwerp – Herakles: 1-5.The calculations have been easy for the individuals of Antwerp. They needed to win throughout the go to of Herakles to proceed dreaming of sustaining. However the Lierrois didn’t give them the slightest probability throughout a gathering primarily dominated by guests. Corey Weyer was the primary to strike from the penalty spot (18th). Nicolas De Kerpel doubled his workforce’s lead simply earlier than the break, on a penalty rebound. The Crimson Lions participant provided himself a double on the return from the locker room earlier than Jeff De Winter allowed the locals to nonetheless consider in a doable return (forty first). However Corey Weyer, from the penalty spot (56th), then Nicolas De Kerpel, once more him (67th), punctuated the nice efficiency of Herakles which remains to be, certainly, within the race for a spot within the semi-finals.