Futbalgalore.com reviews the performances of Nigerian players that were in action on Tuesday.
UEFA Champions League
Former Austria Vienna player Kayode Olarenwaju replaced Junior Moraes in the 84th minute as Shakhtar Donetsk surrendered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 against Lyon.
Defender Kevin Akpoguma featured at the full throttle in Hoffenheim’s 2-1 loss to Manchester City.
Viktoria Plzen had no answers to AS Roma’s approach as they lost 5-0 at the Stadio Olimpico.
Winger Ubong Ekpai came off the bench in the second half of the one sided game.
CAF Champions League
1º de Agosto picked up a slim 1-0 victory over Esperance Sportive Tunis in the first leg of the CAF Champions League semifinal at the Estádio 11 de Novembro.
Substitute Razaq Adegbite provided the assist for Bua’s 80th minute match winner.
The duo of Ibukun Akinfenwa and Kehinde Anifowoshe contributed their quota to the victory.
In the English Championship, striker Tammy Abraham scored in Aston Villa’s 3-3 home draw with Preston North End.
Stoke City’s recent resurgence continued as they beat Bolton Wanderers 2-0 at home, with Oghenekaro Etebo watching the game from the bench. The Potters are 16th in the 24-team league.
Eberechi Eze’s Queens Park Rangers pipped Sone Aluko’s Reading 1-0. Both players featured for their respective clubs.
Tayo Edun didn’t have game time in Ipswich United’s 0-2 loss to Middlesbrough. He was benched for the full throttle.
In the League One, Josh Maja was it again with a goal for Sunderland who drew 2-2 with Peterborough United.
Ibrahim Shuaibu was a 90th minute entrant from Kongsvinger in their 2-0 loss to Mjoendalen.
The Superettan clash between
Joenkoepings Soedra and Oergryte FF ended 2-2.
Ahmad Gero wasn’t the chance to impress in the game as he was benched throughout the match duration.
The duo of Ganiyu Oseni and Samson Kayode Olaleye formed a formidable partnership upfront and scored a goal each as Ha Noi TT thrashed Can Tho 3-0.