Anderlecht rise to the top
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Anderlecht went top of the Jupiler League with a 2-0 win at Gent, as Club Brugge went down 3-1 at Standard Liege.

Ondrej Mazuch and Romelu Lukaku were on target for Anderlecht, who opened up a two-point lead at the head of the standings.

Standard got off to a flying start against Brugge, Milan Jovanovic scoring twice inside the opening 15 minutes and Axel Witsel adding a third before half-time.

Karel Geraerts netted a consolation for the visitors, who slipped to second.

The win moved Standard up to third, five points behind their opponents.