Moses Simon steers Gent to win over Zulte Waregem

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The Super Eagles winger made the difference at the Regenboogstadion as the Buffalos sealed their fourth straight win in the Belgian top-flight

Moses Simon's goal ensured Gent secured a 1-0 victory over Zulte Waregem in Sunday’s Belgian Pro League tie.

The Nigeria international took his tally to five goals in 15 league games this campaign, same amount he managed for the enitre 2016-17 season.

Senegal’s Mamadou Sylla ran through the Essevee’s defence to set up Simon for a cool finish in the 29th minute.

The hosts, who had lost their six previous games across all competitions, struggled to get an equaliser as the 22-year-old's first half effort stood as the only difference.

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Late on, compatroit Anderson Esiti was given his marching orders after receiving a second yellow card.

Yves Vanderhaeghe’s men sealed their seventh win in the league this season and climbed to the fifth spot in the Belgian top-flight table with 25 points from 17 games.

The Ghelamco Arena outfit welcome Kortrijk for their next Belgian top division outing on Saturday.

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