Osayi-Samuel impresses; Adams, Azango at the double

Osayi-Samuel impresses; Adams, Azango at the double

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 110 matches that could potentially feature Nigerian footballers.
  • From 64 different leagues around the world
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Raphael Onyedika and Alhassan Yusuf were fierce opponents in midfield, but Club Brugge claimed a hard-fought [2-1] win over Antwerp, with George Ilenikhena netting the consolation goal for the visitors.

Tolu Arokodare scored the opener while Yira Sor also featured as KRC Genk cruised to a [0-3] Pro league victory over KV Kortrijk.


Despite his mistakes against Tottenham Hotspur, Calvin Bassey continued in central defence, putting in an impressive display for Fulham as the Cottagers battled to a [1-1] draw with Brighton and Hove Albion.

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Alex Iwobi started just behind Raul Jimenez in attack and also impressed as a second-half strike from João Palhinha cancelled Evan Ferguson's early goal for Brighton.

Taiwo Awoniyi returned from the injury that kept him out of Nigeria's last international engagements to play the last few minutes of Nottingham Forest's [3-0] drubbing at the hands of Liverpool.

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Ola Aina featured at left back as Forest go six games without a win in the Premier League.


In Ligue 1, Akor Adams took his season tally to seven goals in nine games as he netted a brace that propelled Montpellier HSC to an excellent [3-0] victory against Toulouse.

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In the Bundesliga, Victor Boniface and Bayer Leverkusen were impressive in securing their eighth win of the campaign following a [2-1] triumph over Freiburg.

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In Serie A, Maduka Okoye was an unused substitute, while Isaac Success played from start to finish as Udinese picked up a [1-1] draw at Monza.

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Philip Azango was the hero for Spartak Trnava as his brilliance inspired the visitors to an exciting [2-3] victory at Trenčín in their much-anticipated Super Liga clash.

Azango scored twice - including the winner - and assisted the other goal to loft his side to their sixth win in 12 games.


In La Liga, Umar Sadiq featured for Real Sociedad as Rayo Vallecano struck a late equaliser to force the game to end in a [2-2] draw.

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Goalkeeper, Jonathan Rasheed made six saves and completed a clearance to help IFK Varnamo secure a thrilling [1-3] away win against Kalmar FF in the Allsvenskan.


Paul Onuachu fired a blank for the third consecutive game as Trabzonspor were held to a goalless stalemate at Fatih Karagümrük.

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Emmanuel Dennis continued his search for a first goal in Turkey as he was caged during Istanbul Basaksehir's [1-0] defeat at Antalyaspor.

It, however, ended as a pleasant evening for Bright Osayi-Samuel and Fenerbahce as they cruised to a massive [0-5] win against Pendikspor. Osayi-Samuel forced the own goal that led to Fener's opener.

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