Boniface lifts Bayer Leverkusen to big win, Lookman, Durosinmi on fire

Boniface lifts Bayer Leverkusen to big win, Lookman, Durosinmi on fire

Imhonlamhen Eronmhonsele
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In the First Division, Pankshin-born Amos Anthony scored the winning goal for Flamurtari in their slender [2 - 1] triumph over Vora.


In the Premier League, Van fell to a disappointing [1 - 2] loss at home to BKMA, with 21-year-old Christopher Boniface netting their consolation goal from the penalty spot.


Abdullahi Shuaibu opened his season's account with the opening goal for Kapaz in their [2-2] draw away to Sabah.


Genk trailed [0-3] to Sint-Truiden at the Cegeka Arena at halftime when Tolu Arokodare was introduced, and the Nigerian youngster contributed a goal as the home side staged a comeback to draw [3-3].

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At the KAA Gent Arena, Gift Orban was shown a straight red card midway through Gent's clash with AS Eupen, but the home side did well to overcome a first-half deficit, carving out a [2-1] victory.

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Rafiu Durosinmi continued his excellent start to the season as he scored twice and added an assist to inspire Viktoria Plzen to a massive [6 - 2] victory over Pardubice.

Only Sparta Prague's Lukáš Haraslín (6 goals) has more goals than Durosinmi in the Czech Super Liga.


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Stephen Odey's 34th-minute strike was not enough to wrestle all three points for Randers as AGF scored a late penalty to clinch a [1-1] draw and a share of the spoils.


In Ligue 1, Akor Adams fired blanks as Montpellier played out a goalless draw with Rennes at the Stade de la Mosson-Mondial 98.


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There seems to be no stopping Victor Boniface in the Bundesliga as he grabbed a brace to power Bayer Leverkusen to a convincing [4 - 1] home win over Heidenheim.

Boniface opened the scoring for the home side with an excellent turn and finish before netting his second from the penalty spot in the 74th minute to make it [3-1] for Xabi Alonso's men.


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Tyronne Ebuehi was involved for all 90 minutes, but his contribution could not prevent Empoli from falling to a narrow [0-1] home defeat against high-flying Inter Milan.

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Ademola Lookman scored for the second straight game to lift Atalanta to a well-deserved [2-0] home win over Cagliari.

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Victor Osimhen missed a second-half penalty as Napoli stumbled to a boring goalless draw at Bologna.

Osimhen, who was Serie A's top goalscorer last season with 26 goals, has not found the target since scoring his third league goal on August 27.


Chidozie Awaziem and Bruno Onyemaechi tasted their first defeat of the season as ten-man Boavista crumbled to a [4-1] defeat away at SC Braga.


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Cyriel Dessers scored his first league goal for Rangers, and it proved to be the decider in the Gers' slim [1-0] victory over Motherwell.


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Umar Sadiq was named in Real Sociedad's starting eleven for the first time in La Liga this season, and he did his bit as his team fought out a thrilling [4-3] win over Getafe.


Abel Ogwuche provided two assists while Henry Offia scored his fifth goal of the season as Trelleborgs battled to an entertaining [2-3] away triumph at Utsikten.


Fenerbahce returned to the top of the Super Lig table following their slender [0-1] away win at Alanyaspor, with Bright Osayi-Samuel featuring for 78 minutes.

Adana Demirspor ended their day with eight men as Kenneth Omeruo and Kasimpasa claimed a hard-fought [2-1] win in a feisty clash at the Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadium. 


Obinna Nwobodo was one of the outstanding performers for Cincinnati as he pocketed an assist in his side's commanding [3 - 0] triumph over Charlotte in the MLS.

William Agada was on the pitch for only 46 minutes, but his fine strike deep into first-half stoppage time proved to be the winner for ten-man Sporting KC in their hard-fought [2 - 1] win over Houston Dynamo.

In the USL Championship, Tani Oluwaseyi scored one and assisted another to lift San Antonio to a huge [4 - 0] win over Orange County SC.

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