Futbalgalore.com reviews the performances of Nigerian players that were involved in Europa League action on Thursday night.
LASK 1-0 Rosenborg
A 45th minute strike from the boot of James Holland helped LASK beat Rosenborg 1-0.
Samuel Adegbenro aka Nigerian Neymar was in action as he logged 90 minutes for the visitors.
Yusuf Otubanjo was included in the 18-man squad of LASK, same as Babajide David who made the cut for Rosenborg.
Basel 5-0 FC Krasnodar
Nigerian/Swiss Noah Okafor hit the back of the net for Basel as they annihilated FC Krasnodar 5-0.
CFR Cluj 2-1 Lazio
Player of Nigerian descent Bobby Adekanye climbed off the bench to make his Lazio debut in the 2-1 defeat against CFR Cluj. He replaced Bastos with 10 minutes left on the clock.
Standard Liege 2-0 Vitoria de Guimaraes
At the Stade Maurice Dufrasne, midfielder Mikel Agu earned a booking in the colours of Vitoria de Guimaraes. The away team lost 2-0.
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Arsenal
Nigerian born winger Bukayo Saka scored and provided two assists for Arsenal who whipped Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3.
Rangers 1-0 Feyenoord
Sheyi Ojo netted the solitary goal in Rangers’ 1-0 win against Feyenoord. One-cap Nigeria international Joe Aribo ran things at the middle of the park.
AS Roma 4-0 Istanbul Basaksehir
Former Turkish Super Lig champions Istanbul Basaksehir got thumped 4-0 by AS Roma at Stadio Olimpico, Rome.
Nigeria international Azubuike Okechukwu was thrown into the fray for Danijel Aleksic in the 69th minute.
Slovan Bratislava 4-2 Besiktas
Former Sporting CP and Celtic playmaker Rabiu Ibrahim lasted 88 minutes in Slovan Bratislava’s 4-2 win against Beskitas.
Partizan Beograd 2-2 AZ Alkmaar
In a four-goal thriller, Partizan Beograd and AZ Alkmaar shared the spoils.
Lanky striker Umar Sadiq helped Partizan earn a penalty kick and also provided an assist at the
Jololo as the striker is known by his admirers was substituted on 88 minutes.
Getafe 1-0 Trabzonspor
Former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel lasted the full duration in Trabzonspor’s 1-0 loss to Getafe.
Anthony Nwakaeme gave way for Firatcan Uzum in the 83rd minute.