Matchday Report: Tijani bags first hattrick, Said & Okereke on target

Matchday Report: Tijani bags first hattrick, Said & Okereke on target

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CZECH REPUBLIC

Muhamed Tijani scored the first hattrick of his career to help Banik Ostrava cruise to a big [1-4] away victory at Sigma Olomouc in the Czech Fortuna Liga.

Igoh Ogbu and Peter Olayinka were both involved as Slavia Prague were held to a disappointing [1-1] draw at home against Hradec Králové, putting a dent in their title aspirations.

In the second division, Abdoullahi Tanko scored his sixth goal in his last seven games, but it served only as consolation in Varnsdorf's [1-3] home defeat against Vyškov.

DENMARK

Ibrahim Said netted a lovely goal in a man-of-the-match performance for Viborg as they defeated Stephen Odey, Tosin Kehinde, and Randers [3-1] on home soil.

FRANCE

Innocent Bonke delivered a battling display in midfield to help Lorient earn a brilliant [1-3] away win at champions, Paris Saint Germain.

Terem Moffi was impressive for his side, OGC Nice as they carved out a [0-1] away win at Troyes.

GERMANY

Chidera Ejuke was introduced from the bench after the halftime break, but his presence could not help Hertha Berlin avoid a [2-0] defeat away at Bayern Munich.

ISRAEL

Steven Alfred made it two goals in three games for Hapoel Hadera in their [1-2] defeat against Hapoel Haifa, in the Ligat Ha'al gameweek five clash at the Netanya Stadium.

ITALY

In Serie A, David Okereke scored with a fine solo effort as 10-man US Cremonese were held to a [1-1] home Serie A draw by Hellas Verona. Super Eagles striker, Cyriel Dessers featured as a second-half substitute for the home side.

Victor Osimhen and Napoli had their Scudetto celebrations put on hold as US Salernitana scored late to earn a [1-1] draw at the Diego Maradona Stadium.

MOLDOVA

Origbaajo Ismaila hit a memorable equalizer in stoppage time for Sheriff Tiraspol in the hard-fought [1-1] draw at Petrocub Hincesti in the Super Liga.

NETHERLANDS

Calvin Bassey's hopes of lifting a first trophy in Ajax colours were dashed after PSV won the KNVB Beker [3-4] on penalties after full-time scores stood at [1-1].

SLOVENIA

Bright Edomwonyi netted a 29th-minute penalty, but it could not help FC Koper avoid a [3-2] away defeat to Olimpija Ljubljana.

SPAIN

Asisat Oshoala struck goal number 20 to equal her personal best in a league season, propelling Barcelona to an emphatic [3-0] victory over Sporting de Huelva.

With the win, Barcelona Femeni are champions of the 2022/23 La Liga F season, their fourth title in a row.

Elsewhere, Rasheedat Ajibade came off the bench to impress as Atletico Madrid Feminino were held to a [1-1] away league draw by Real Betis.

In La Liga, Samuel Chukwueze recovered from a slight knock to impress for Villarreal in their [3-1] triumph over Celta Vigo.

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