Samuel Chukwueze was among the goal scorers as Villarreal thrashed their hosts Cartagena 5-1 in their Copa Del Rey clash at the Estadio Mucipal Cartagonova on Tuesday night.
Chukwueze started the game on the bench and replaced Arnaut Danjuma in the 68th minute.
Cartagena took a shock lead through Pablo Vazquez on 39 minutes.
Villarreal however rallied back in the second half.
Alex Baena, Danjuma, Jose Luis Morales, Chukwueze and Etienne Capoue were all target for the Yellow Submarine.
Chukwueze has now scored seven goals and recorded six assists in 24 appearances across all competitions for Quique Sentien’s side this season.
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By Adeboye Amosu
Missing out on the World Cup might turn out to be a blessing in disguise for some of our players. They seem to be waking up realizing the importance of a competition like the World Cup. This will shake them up. Well done Chukwueze.
Well said Brotherman Ugo. Let us call a spade a spade, Chukwueze wazzer dazzling dazzer is far better than most of the other wingers in Africa. He will help Nigeria win the Africa Cup of Nations next year.
Heaven bless Chukwueze wazzer dazzling dazzer and all deserving Super Eagles players.