Matchday Report: Olayinka, Ujah, Macleans, Ikugar on target

Matchday Report: Olayinka, Ujah, Macleans, Ikugar on target

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 117 matches which could potentially feature Nigerian footballers
  • From 76 different leagues around the world.
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Peter Olayinka returned from a lengthy suspension in style as he scored Slavia Prague's second goal in their [3-0] victory over Bohemians 1905. Centre-back Igoh Ogbu produced a sterling defensive display to help the home team keep their first clean sheet in four matches across all competitions.


Frank Onyeka made a key tackle and created a chance after being introduced at halftime during Brentford's [1-1] home draw with high-flying Aston Villa.

Taiwo Awoniyi put in a good shift, while Emmanuel Dennis was brought on late in Nottingham Forest's hard-fought [3-2] defeat against Liverpool at Anfield.

At the King Power Stadium, Kelechi Iheanacho scored from the spot, while Wilfred Ndidi also put in a good shift as Leicester City halted a run of ten games without a win with a [2-1] comeback victory over Wolves.

Alex Iwobi was one of Everton's better players, creating 4 goalscoring chances as the Toffees held Crystal Palace to a goalless draw despite finishing the game with ten men.


Anthony Ujah scored the consolation goal for Eintracht Braunschweig as they succumbed to a narrow [1-2] defeat at home against FC Magdeburg in a 2.Bundesliga clash. It was the 32-year-old forward's eighth league goal of the campaign. The former Union Berlin man also has three assists in his 24 appearances.


Chinonyerem Macleans opened the scoring in a player-of-the-match performance, inspiring Lokomotiv Moscow Women to a 3-0 victory over Krylya Sovetov.


Kenneth Ikugar came off the bench to net an 83rd-minute winner for FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce in the hard-earned [0-1] win away against Skalica in their Super Liga play-off Group B tie.


Kelechi Nwakali saw 53 minutes of action as SD Ponferradina stumbled to a heavy [4-1] home league defeat to Andorra in the Segunda Division. A second-half red card to Brazil's Derik Lacerda did not help the home team's cause.


Chinonso Offor was impressive for CF Montreal, forcing an own goal and helping his side to a [2-0] home victory over New York Red Bulls

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