This Saturday, ladies 1 traveled to the infrastructures of Standard de Liège, which has one point more than us in the ranking.
We faced a young and talented team.
The match immediately started with a lot of intensity and despite a more or less equal game in the first half, our opponents created more openings and dangerous chances which led them to score 2 goals in the 20 first minutes.
We obtained 1 free kick after half an hour of play, nicely scored by Louise.
Just before the break, Standard created a great opportunity with a curling shot into the top corner on which Olatz could do nothing.
In the 2nd half, we suffered a 4th goal after 10 minutes. But Momo reduced the gap again 1 minute later. We were less organized defensively and unfortunately the opponent took direct advantage of this by scoring 3 additional goals.
Final score 7-2
On a cool evening at Auderghem, FC Irlande faced a tough match against Standard C Liege. The game began with intensity, both teams establishing their formations and battling for control. Dounia’s nimble footwork was quickly put to the test, earning a free kick that set the tone for a game full of opportunities.
FC Irlande displayed remarkable teamwork, with strategic plays that resulted in Momo capitalizing on a well-timed assist from Mel – 1:1. Everything is up for grabs again. The teams went into halftime tied, with Irlande’s defensive strategy honed in on containing Liege’s strategic offense.
The second half saw Liege stepping up their game, breaking through with two goals despite Irlande’s resilient defense. FC Irlande continued to fight back, creating chances and pushing for a comeback, but Liege’s defense stood firm.
Despite resolute defense and a spirited offensive, Liege’s physicality tipped the balance, netting two additional goals in the second half, finalizing a 3-1 victory. FC Irlande, although not triumphant, can hold heads high, having delivered an admirable performance against a tough opponent.