Racing Genk - Club Brugge: Club Facts

Club Brugge visit Racing Genk next Sunday. Learn more about the game with our Club Facts.

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<strong>Johan Verbist</strong> has been appointed referee for this fixture. The assistent referees are Dirk Gilon and Gregory Crotteux. The fourth official is Christof Dierick.</li>
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<strong>KRC Genk</strong> was founded in 1998 after a merger of Waterschei SV Thor and FC Winterslag and have choses the stadium of Waterschei as home ground. The merger team wasn&#39;t very succesful in the first couple of years and even slipped to second division in their first year.</li>
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In the season 1996-1997 KRC Genk promoted to the top division yet again under Aim&eacute; Antheunis, which was the basis for many succesful years. Last season Genk finished&nbsp;third.</li>
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Racing Genk and Club Brugge meet each other for the <strong>48th time</strong> for a league fixture. Club have only won 7 games in the Cristal Arena, 6 games ended on a draw, 10 games have been lost by Club Brugge.</li>
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<strong>Last season</strong>, Club secured the second place in the league after a 1-2 win against KRC Genk. Vossen opened the score, but Maxime Lestienne and Joseph Akpala turned the tables around.</li>
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Quite a lot of players have played <strong>for both teams</strong>, like Leo Van Der Elst, Philippe Clement and Karel Geraerts.</li>
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<strong>Lior Refaelov</strong> can play his 70th game for Club, while <strong>Victor Vazquez </strong>can be between the chalk lines for the 50th time in a Club Brugge shirt.</li>
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