Here’s a wrap of how Nigerian players performed as compiled by Futbalgalore.com.
Central defender Leon Balogun was named in the Brighton & Hove team but couldn’t climb off the bench in the 1-0 victory against West Ham United.
Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi both featured in Leicester City’s 2-1 loss to Everton. The former Manchester City ace accounted for an assist in the English Premier League fixture.
Striker Isaac Success was a second half substitute as Watford got a bitter pill with a 4-0 loss at AFC Bournemouth.
Former Liverpool winger, Victor Moses wasn’t listed as Chelsea humbled Southampton 3-0 at Saint Marys.
Moses was expected to feature for the Blues in the game against the Saints but he didn’t make the matchday squad listed by coach Maurizio Sarri.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi made an impressive impact as Arsenal diffused Fulham 5-1 at Vicarage Road in the London Derby.
Oghenekaro Etebo played the entire duration and earned a booking as Stoke City pipped Norwich City 1-0.
Tammy Abraham’s curtain raiser turned out to be a consolation for Aston Villa who lost 2-1 to Millwall.
Highly rated striker, Josh Maja got on the scoresheet for Sunderland who defeated Bradford City 2-1.
Defender Kenneth Omeruo climbed off the bench in the 29th minute to help inspire Leganes to a 1-0 victory against Rayo Vallecano for his LA Liga debut.
Winger Moses Simon was benched throughout the game in Levante’s 1-0 win at Getafe.
Samuel Chukwueze could only make do with a bench role in Villarreal’s 3-1 loss to Espanyol.
Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was expectedly benched for the entire match as Elche won 2-1 at home to Lugo.
Ramon Azeez was substituted in the 75th minute of action.
Vastly improved defender, Ola Aina improved and played the full match duration as Torino defeated Frosinone 3-2.
The presence of Super Eagles central defender, William Troost Ekong at Udinese back line couldn’t stop Juventus from winning 2-0.
Joel Obi didn’t make the Chievo Verona squad for the trip to AC Milan. His club lost 3-1.
Fast rising forward, Orji Okwonkwo played the last 15 minutes of the game in Bologna’s 2-0 loss to Cagliari.
Kingsley Michael didn’t make the Perugia team for the 1-0 win over Venezia.
Substitute Samuel Kalu was booked as Bordeaux thrashed Nantes 3-0.
Mainz 05 and Hertha Berlin settled for a 0-0 draw.
Striker Anthony Ujah was a second half entrant in the game.
At the Jan Breydel Stadium, striker Victor Osimhen grabbed the equaliser for Sporting Charleroi who drew 1-1 with Cercle Brugge.
Standard Liege picked the maximum points with a 3-1 win against Club Brugge.
Uche Agbo came off the bench in the 82nd minute for Liege.
The duo of Dennis Bonaventure and Arnaut Danjuma started for Brugge.
Imoh Ezekiel and Abdul Ajagun both warmed the bench in Kortrijk’s 3-1 win at Lokeren.
Peter Olayinka climbed off the bench in the 70th minute for Slavia Prague who walloped Pribram 4-1.
Former Kano Pillars forward Ubong Ekpai played for 52 minute as Viktoria Plzen edged Teplice 1-0.
Former AC Milan and Olympique Marseille defender Taiye Taiwo provided an assist in the Finnish Veikkausliiga game between RoPS and TPS, which ended 2-1 in favour of RoPS.
MTK Budapest were ruthless in their 3-0 win at Vidi FC.
Defended Ikenne-King was impressive at right back for the visitors.
In the Moscow derby, Brian Idowu was benched throughout the tie as Lokomotiv grabbed a 1-0 win at CSKA.
Odion Ighalo increased his Chinese Super League goals to 20 as Changchun Yatai and Tianjin Teda shared the spoils in a six-goal thriller. He got a brace.
At the Yaakov Turner Toto Stadium, Hapoel Beer Sheva massacred Maccabi Petah Tikva 4-1.
John Ogu was inspirational for Beer Sheva at the middle of the park.
Experienced defender, Efe Ambrose marshalled the back line of Hibernian as they annihilated Hamilton Academical 6-0.
At the Estadio da Luz, Chidozie Awaziem’s Porto were defeated 1-0 by Benfica.
The defender was benched for the full throttle.
CD National and CD Tondela played out a 1-1 draw. Lanky midfielder Ibrahim Alhassan was benched for the full match length with Christian Madu not listed for action.
Former Esperance striker Emem Eduok hit a brace for Kasimpasa as they won 3-1 at home to Goztepe.
Galatasaray pipped Antalyaspor 1-0 with Henry Onyekuru featuring for 85 minutes.
Aminu Umar was in action for only 7 minutes in Rizespor’s draw at Kayserispor.
Shehu Abdullahi wasn’t considered for the match in Bursaspor’s 1-0 victory against Ankaragucu.
Trabzonspor grabbed a 3-1 win at Akhisarspor.
In a game that saw two Nigerians score, Boluspor and Giresunspor drew 1-1.
Chukwuma Akabueze and Abiola Dauda hit target for their respective teams.
Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi was pivotal to the win while striker Anthony Nwakaeme was benched for the entire match duration.
Moses Ebiye was on song for Stroemmen who defeated Floroe 2-0.
Charles Ezeh also tasted action for the winning team.
Striker Sylvester Igboun started and scored in FC Ufa’s 1-1 draw at the FC Arsenal Tula.
Sirius earned a 4-2 win at home to Elfsborg.
Striker Moses Ogbu was at the double for the hosts while Chinedu Obasi scored from the penalty spot for the visiting team.
Defender Godswill Ekpolo contributed his quota to Haeken’s 1-1 draw at home to Malmo.
FC Zürich and FC Thun drew 2-2.
Striker Stephen Odey came into the fray in the 52nd minute.
Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa scored and provided an assist in Al Nassr’s 5-1 thumping of Al Hazm.
Highlands Park returned to winning ways in the Absa Premiership with a 2-1 victory over Chippa United at the Makhulong Stadium.
Daniel Akpeyi was in action for the Chili Boys.
Olarenwaju Kayode came off the bench in the second half but could not score for Shakhtar Donetsk who drew 1-1 with Zorya.
In the Virsliga, Ventspils defeated FK Liepaja 1-0.
Tosin Ayegun netted the solitary goal while Abdullahi Alfa was sent off.