Kortrijk beat Mechelen, Standard sink Cercle
KV Kortrijk moved to third in the Jupiler League after seeing off KV Mechelen with an early effort.
Brecht Capon was the scorer, netting the only goal after nine minutes before Sven Kums' sending off on the stroke of half-time.
Elsewhere, Wesley Sonck scored twice, after 31 and 90 minutes, as Lierse snuck a 2-2 draw with AA Gent, whose goals came from Tim Smolders and Stijn De Smet.
Standard Liege beat 10-man Cercle Brugge 2-0, Mohammed Tchite and Axel Witsel notching for the hosts. Hans Cornelis was the man dismissed for Cercle.
Germinal Beerschot needed Adnan Custovic's 90th-minute strike to secure a 1-0 win over a Charleroi, who lost Hernan Losada and Herve Kage to red cards.
Zulte-Waregem drew 0-0 with Eupen.