Neto helps Ghent win first Belgian title

(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

BRUSSELS (AP) AA Ghent won its first league title on Thursday after it beat Standard Liege 2-0 in the penultimate round of league playoffs.

The victory gave Ghent an insurmountable five-point lead over FC Brugge with only Sunday's final round to come.

Sven Kums opened the scoring in the 18th minute before Renato Neto added a second from the penalty spot in the 50th.


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