- Karelis Scores in Genk’s Season Opener -
Greek International, Nikos Karelis, got off to a great start to the 2016-2017 Belgian Jupiler League season by scoring Genk’s opener against Oostende. Karelis’ goal helped Genk earn all 3 points in their 2-1 win at home.
After a scoreless first half, Karelis was able to provide the breakthrough for Genk in the 50th minute. The Greek striker’s anticipation put him in a great position in the penalty area and his right-footed effort beat the visiting goalkeeper. Genk secured the victory by doubling their lead in the 90th minute, before Musonas scored a consolation goal in stoppage time for Oostende.
The win gives Genk all 3 points in their season opener with Karelis getting off to a great start to the year.