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Europa: Boniface Bags 10th Goal Of The Season In Leverkusen’s 5-1 Home Win Vs Qarabag

Europa: Boniface Bags 10th Goal Of The Season In Leverkusen’s 5-1 Home Win Vs Qarabag

Super Eagles striker Victor Boniface scored and bagged an assist as Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Qarabag 5-1 in Group H of the Europa League, completesports.com reports.

The former Union SG striker has now scored 10 goals in all competitions for Leverkusen this season.

Boniface scored in the 35th minute to put Leverkusen 3-1 ahead.

After receiving a pass from his teammate, he volleyed a rocket of shot into the top corner of the net.

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In the 57th minute he then turned provider as he set up Edmond Tapsoba for Leverkusen’s fifth goal of the night.

It is now three wins from three games in Group H for Leverkusen who are leaders.

The first time the Bundesliga club won their opening three group games was in the Champions League in the 2001-02 season when they reached the final.

Also, they have not lost a game in all competitions this season.

In Belgium, Austrian-born Nigerian Tobias Lawal was in goal for LASK who lost 2-1 away to Union SG in Group E.

LASK occupy bottom in the group with zero points after three games.

Premier League giants Liverpool lead the group after thrashing Ligue 1 side Toulouse 4-1 at Anfield.


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  • Boniface a potential APOTY next year.

  • Collins Id 6 months ago

    Burnagoals, very asured striker, osimen, burna, moffi, awoniyi,
    These are the eagles ak 47 in cotedvoir

    • Machaveli 6 months ago

      @Collins Id. You are right there. Those are the quality strikers that would strike fears into our adversaries in AFCON NEXT YEAR. I think they are the best we have at the moment.

  • Fantastic play by Nathan Tella on the right wing and Victor Boniface for Bayer Leverkusen as they trashed Quarabag in this Europa cup game. Nathan Tella was simply amazing with his brilliant and powerful runs on the right flank and midfield and was unlucky not to have been amongst the goal scorers. I think coach Peseiro and the NFF should consider inviting Nathan tella to fight for a place in the Super Eagles for the World Cup qualifiers and the AFCON team. Nathan Tella and Vicor Boniface are both fantastic attackers.

    • Machaveli 6 months ago

      I concur with you. Ema. Tella in my view is a modern day winger. Fast, technically adept at picking the right time to deliver crosses and have cardio fitness to track back to support the defence. These qualities are missing in Chukwueze games at the moment. He needs proper competition to step up his game or give way to Tella in my opinion.

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