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Joseph Paintsil scores his 2nd league goal for Genk in Westerlo draw

Joseph Paintsil scores his 2nd league goal for Genk in Westerlo draw

Ghana forward Joseph Paintsil netted his second goal of the season for KRC Genk in a 3:3 stalemate against Westerlo in the Belgian Pro League on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

Paintsil lasted 81 minutes in the cagey encounter at the Cegeka Arena with a dazzling performance.

Colombian defender Daniel Munoz broke the deadlock for Genk in the 10th minute but Westerlo responded nine minutes after through Lucas Stassin.

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Genk were restored to the lead again before the first half break through DR Congo international Joris Kayembe.

Joseph Paintsil doubled the lead for the home side in the 50th minute but Westerlo fought back to grab a point, denying Genk three maximum points at home.

Lucas Stassin reduced the deficit in the 60th minute before Tuur Rommens restored parity on stoppage time for the visitors.

Joseph Paintsil is expected to continue his fine-form as Ghana will count on him during the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in November this year.

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