Soccer / Football : Belgium : First Division 2017/2018
|3||AA Gent||32||20||16-9-9 (34)|
|19.4||Brugge - Charleroi||6 : 0|
|18.4||Lokeren - Oostende||2 : 2|
|18.4||Standard - Anderlec.||2 : 1|
|18.4||Eupen - Antwerp||0 : 1|
|17.4||Mouscron - Beveren||1 : 1|
|17.4||AA Gent - Genk||0 : 0|
|15.4||Anderlec. - Brugge||1 : 0|
|15.4||Oostende - St. Truid.||2 : 2|
Belgian First Division stats
|home wins||44 %|
|away wins||29 %|
League format : Soccer / Football : Belgium : First Division 2017/2018
Belgian First Division A is the most important football competition in Belgium. Each First Division team plays against 15 league opponents twice, making a total of 30 matches per season. The top 6 teams from the regular season enter the Championship play-offs, with each team playing their opponents twice. Each team starts with half of the points.
Group A of the play-offs will consist of the teams finishing in positions 7, 9, 12 and 14 during the regular season and the first and third placed team in the qualifying positions in the Division B. The teams finishing in positions 8, 10, 11, 13 and 15 will join the second placed qualifier from the Division B in group B.
The winners of both play-off groups compete in one match to play the fourth-placed or fifth-placed team of the championship play-offs for a spot in the final. The winner of the Europa League play-off semi-final and the fourth-placed or fifth-placed team of the championship play-offs (depending on cup winner) will play one match to determine the Europa League play-off winner.