Goals from Iheanacho, Otele, Adams, Adedeji, Alozie lift their clubs to victories

Goals from Iheanacho, Otele, Adams, Adedeji, Alozie lift their clubs to victories

  • On Sunday, EaglesTracker followed 114 matches which could potentially feature Nigerian players
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BELGIUM

In the Beligan Jupiler Pro League, Tolu Arokodare delivered another fine display as he bagged an assist to help 10-man JRC Genk hold visiting Westerloo to an entertaining [3-3] draw.

Raphael Onyedika was impressive for Club Brugge, but he would still be disappointed with their [1-1] home draw against Sint-Truiden.

Gift Orban returned from suspension to feature for 22 minutes in KAA Gent's tough [1-1] draw against RWDM.

ENGLAND

Leicester City completely outclassed Blackburn Rovers [1-4] away from home to claim their eighth win of the season and rise to the top of the Championship table.

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Wilfred Ndidi assisted Jamie Vardy's goal, while Kelechi Iheanacho converted a second-half penalty as the Foxes made light work of the Riversiders.

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At the City Ground, Taiwo Awoniyi had a goal disallowed for offside as Nottingham Forest and Frank Onyeka's Brentford battled to a score draw.

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FRANCE

In Ligue 1, Terem Moffi's afternoon did not go as he would have wished after Brest held his OGC Nice to a drab [0-0] draw at the Allianz Riviera.

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It was, however, a fantastic day for Akor Adams, who ended his mini-goal drought with a brilliant brace that powered Montpellier to a convincing [0-3] victory away to FC Lorient.

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GREECE

William Troost-Ekong gave one of his finest showings in the Greek Super League 1 to help PAOK battle their hosts, Panathinaikos, to a thrilling [2-2] draw.

In the Super League 2, 35-year-old Abiola Adedeji rolled back the hands of time to score on his first appearance of the season and lead Ionikos to a commanding [0-3] away victory over Ilioupoli.

ITALY

In Serie A, Isaac Success featured from the start, while Maduka Okoye was an unused substitute for Udinese in the exciting [2-2] draw with Genoa.

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There was no respite for Tyronne Ebuehi and Empoli as they crumbled to their sixth league defeat following a [3-0] loss at Bologna.

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Despite Ademola Lookman's best efforts, Atalanta could find no way past visiting Juventus as both teams settled for a goalless draw.

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PORTUGAL

In the Primeira Liga, Kelechi Nwakali returned to Chaves' starting lineup, and he repaid the manager's faith with a fine display, which helped the visitors to triumph [0-2] over Yusuf Lawal and Arouca.

In the Segunda Liga, Porto II were holding on for a score draw with Leixões when Abraham Marcus was introduced off the bench in the 75th minute.

Marcus and Wendel hit the target deep into stoppage time to lift Porto II to a fine [1-3] victory.

ROMANIA

Philip Otele scored his fifth Romania Liga I goal to inspire CFR Cluj to a decent [2-0] home win over U Craiova 1948.

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SERBIA

In the battle of the two bottom clubs in the Serbian Super Liga, Anthony Lokosa and Železničar Pančevo stumbled to a deflating [0-2] home loss to Radnički Kragujevac, with Geoffrey Chinedu the first of those goals in the 7th minute.

SLOVAKIA

Lekan Okunola scored for the third consecutive game to propel high-flying Podbrezová to an exciting [5 - 3] victory at home to struggling FC Košice.

TURKEY

In the Super Lig, Ibrahim Olawoyin and Rizespor had no solution to the superior firepower of Bright Osayi-Samuel and Fenerbahce as the home side roared to an excellent [5-0] triumph.

Kenneth Omeruo picked up a yellow for his troubles, but he would still be delighted with Kasımpaşa's thrilling [2-3] win over Fatih Karagümrük.

UNITED STATES

In the NWSL, Michelle Alozie scored twice, including a beautiful lobbed finish to lift Houston Dash to a [0-2] victory over ifeoma Onumonu & NY/NJ Gotham FC 

In the MLS, William Agada netted a late consolation goal for Sporting KC as they were embarrassed [4-1] at St. Louis City.

Over to the USL Championship, where Patrick 'Diba' Nwegbo was the most outstanding player for Birmingham Legion as he assisted one and scored the other to lead his team to a [0-3] away victory over Memphis 901.

At the Pioneer Stadium in Hayward, California, Tanitoluwa Oluwaseyi scored with virtually the last kick of the game to rescue a [2-2] draw for San Antonio in their clash with Oakland Roots.

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