Matchday Report: Osimhen continues his amazing run; Payne, Plumptre shine

Matchday Report: Osimhen continues his amazing run; Payne, Plumptre shine

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ENGLAND

Super Falcons defender, Ashleigh Plumptre made several crucial contributions, including a goal-line clearance, to help Leicester City earn an impressive [0-1] victory at Liverpool in the FA Women's Super League. 

SPAIN

Super Falcons star, Toni Payne netted the third brace of her professional career, including an amazing solo goal, as Sevilla powered to a [0-3] win away at Real Sociedad in the La Liga Femenina.

In La Liga Santander, Samuel Chukwueze created one goalscoring chance as Villarreal fell to a [0-1] defeat at home against league-leading Barcelona.

ITALY

Victor Osimhen scored for the sixth consecutive league game as Napoli ran out [3-0] winners over Cremonese at the Diego Maradona Stadium.

The former Lille forward was in the right place to knock the ball past the line for Napoli's second goal of the evening and his 17th goal in 18 appearances of an incredible season.

Kingsley Ehizibue was impressive in defence while Isaac Success was a second-half substitute as Udinese settled for a [2-2] draw with visiting Sassuolo.

NETHERLANDS

Calvin Bassey came off the bench at halftime to lay on an assist as Ajax Amsterdam overcame falling behind early to beat RKC Waalwijk [3-1] at the Johan Cruijff Arena.

PORTUGAL

Zaidu Sanusi made four clearances and one tackle as FC Porto moved to within five points of table-topping Benfica with a hard-fought [1-2] away win at bitter rivals, Sporting Lisbon.

SWITZERLAND

Goalkeeper, Sebastian Osigwe made his fourth league appearance for Lugano but he could not keep a clean sheet as Luzern forced the home team to a 1-1 draw inside the Stadio di Cornaredo.

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