There are some Nigerian players who were in actions, as the 2020/21 season continues in most topflight leagues in Europe. OJB Sport discovered some players who were on target for their respective clubs.
In the eleventh match day of the 2020/21 season in Belgium, both Cyriel Dessers and Paul Onuachu were on target for KRC Genk. The Belgian side scored four unreplied goals against AS Eupen. Onuachu who has bagged eight goals in 10 appearances, broke the deadlock in the fifth minute of the match. In the second half, Dessers doubled the lead, before Theo Bongonda brace made an emphatic victory Jess Thorup led-side.
In the same vein in Belguim, Paul Mukairu scored the only goal for his club, Anderlecht against Antwerp which gave Vincent Kompany-led side to a decisive victory. However, the match between Club Brugge and Mechelen went ended in 2-2 draw, David Okereke was in action while, Dennis Emmanuel saw the match from the sideline.
Moses Simeon was forced out of the pitch tenth minute after he could not score in front of an empty net against Paris Saint Germien. Three unreplied goals were scored to down Nantes, courtesy of Kylian Mbappe, Ander Herrera and Pablo Sarabia. However, Simeon Nwankwo first half goal was not enough to spurn Crotone to victory as they fell before Atalanta through Luis Fernando’s brace.
In Turkey, in form Anthony Nwakaema brace and assist were not enough for Trabzonspor against Kasimapasa, no thanks to Edgar Le own goal. Mickael Tirpen broke the deadlock for Kasimapasa in the eighth minute of the regulation playing time, before Serkan Asan cancelled it out at the twenty third minute. The match ended 3-4 in favour of Kasimapa courtesy of Yusuf Erdogan, Fode Koit. Also, Ryan Babel scored the only goal for Galatasaray against Ankurugucu, Peter Etebo was on the field of play for Gala.
In Russia, while Chidera Ekuje’s CSKA Moscow were victorious against Rotor Volgograd through a lone goal scored by Alan Dzagoev, Victor Moses’s Spartak Moscow fell against Rostov, through Paul Mamaev’s only goal of the match. Meanwhile, Brian Idowu’s Khimki were defeated by Zenit St Petersburg courtesy of Andrey Mostovoy and Aleksander goals in both halves.
Tyronne Ebuehi was part of the victorious Twente army against PEC Zwolle. The match which ended 5-1, had Voclav Cerny,Luka Illic,Danilo, Waet Brama and Queensy Miguel on the score sheet which cancelled out Eliana Reijaders consolation goal for Zwolle. However, Maduka Okoye was between the sticks for his club, Sparta Rotterdam that fell before Heerenven 1-4 it ended. Jan Paul van Hecke, Henk Veermen and Erik Nygren cancelled out Lenart Thy’s last minute goal
Both Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun were in action for Rangers in the Scottish league. The Steve Gerard-led side won the macth against Kilmarnock, thanks to James Tavernier’s strike.
At St James Park, Everton suffered their second defeat of the season against Newcastle United, courtesy Callum Wilson brace despite Dominic Calvert Lewin’s last minute goal.
In the Spanish La Liga, Real Madrid where rampant against SD Huesca, at which Kelechi Nwakali plays for, 4-1 it ended. Goals from Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema and Federico Valverde were all Madrid had to defeat Huesca, despite David Ferreira strike in the 74th minute of the match.
In tandem, Frank Onyeka’s Midtjylland suffered an away defeat against Nordsjalland, 4-1 it went. Goals from Abu Francis, Martin Frese and Kamal Deen declared Nordsjalland victors against their Danish opponents.