Moses Simon outstanding for Nantes; Tanko, Ujah on target

Moses Simon outstanding for Nantes; Tanko, Ujah on target

  • On Saturday, EaglesTracker followed 128 matches which could potentially feature Nigerian players
  • From 74 different leagues around the world
  • Here are the top stories

CZECH REPUBLIC

Abdullahi Tanko was among the goals for Banik Ostrava in their commanding [5-1] triumph over FC Zlin in a Fortuna Liga matchday nine clash.

ENGLAND

In the Premier League, Taiwo Awoniyi created one chance, while Ola Aina made two tackles and one interception, but it all came to naught as Nottingham Forest lost [2-0] at ten-man Manchester City.

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In the Championship, Kelechi Iheanacho featured while Wilfred Ndidi won the penalty that Jamie Vardy converted to hand Leicester City a narrow [1-0] win over Bristol City.

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The victory catapults the Foxes back to the top of the league table.

FRANCE

In Ligue 1, Moses Simon delivered a man-of-the-match performance to lift Nantes to a [5-3] home victory over FC Lorient.

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Simon scored a stoppage-time penalty to add to two assists as Nantes recorded their first home win of the league campaign.

GERMANY

In the 2. Bundesliga, Anthony Ujah nearly single-handedly saved the day for Eintracht Braunschweig as he bagged a brace and created three more chances in their thrilling [2-2] draw at home to FC Nuremberg.

TURKEY

In the Super Lig, Emmanuel Dennis failed to find his can't for Istanbul Basaksehir as they succumbed to a disappointing [1-2] home defeat against Galatasaray.

At the Caykur Didi Stadyumu, Ibrahim Olawoyin supplied the key assist to Rizespor's equaliser as they battled to a [1-1] draw with Sivasspor.

USA

William Agada scored the winning goal for Sporting Kansas City in their [2-1[ MLS victory over Ibrahim Aliyu's Houston Dynamo FC.

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