Eagles Euro Roundup: Aina Helps Torino End Winless Run With Win Vs Troost-Ekong’s Udinese

Eagles Euro Roundup: Aina Helps Torino End Winless Run With Win Vs Troost-Ekong’s Udinese

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina was in action for Torino who pipped visiting Udinese 1-0 in Tuesday’s Serie A game and end their winless run, Completesports.com reports.

Prior to Tuesday’s game Torino last tasted victory in January as they went winless in eight games (seven defeats, one draw).

For Udinese, they also last win a game in January and have now failed to win in their last 10 games  (six defeats and four draws).

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Torino’s goal was scored by Andrea Belotti who got on the score sheet in the 16th minute.

Aina was introduced in the 65th minute for his 21st league appearance this season.

However, his Super Eagles teammate William Troost-Ekong was an unused substitute for Udinese.

The win took Torino to 14th on 31 points and are six points away from the relegation spot while Udinese occupy 15th on 28 points and are three points above the drop zone.

And earlier on Tuesday, Super Eagles duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho featured for Leicester City who played 0-0 against Brighton and Hove Albion at the King Power stadium.

Ndidi was in action for 90 minutes but Iheanacho was replaced by Harvey Barnes on 69 minutes.

The draw saw Leicester remain third on 55 points in the league table.

By James Agberebi 

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