Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was on the bench for his Cypriot club Omonia Nicosia who lost 3-2 at home to Manchester United, in Group E match day three of the Europa League on Thursday.
Uzoho’s Omonia have now lost their third game in the group and seat bottom while United are second with six points.
Omonia took the lead against the run of play in the 34th minute through Karim Ansarifard before substitute Marcus Rashford equalized on 53 minutes.
In the 63rd minute another substitute Anthony Martial made it 2-1 while Rashford got his second of the game with six minutes left to put United 3-1 ahead.
But just a minute after Rashford’s second goal Omonia hit back off the boots of Nikolas Panagiotou.
Also in Group E, Nigerian duo Iyayi Atiemwem and Rasheed Akanbi were in action for FC Sheriff who lost 2-0 to visiting Real Sociedad.
Atiemwem was replaced on 66 minutes while Akanbi featured for 90 minutes.
Sheriff are third in the group with three points after three games played.
In other results in the early kickoff of Thursday’s match day three ties, Anderson Esiti was benched for Ferencvaros who lost 4-1 at Red Star Belgrade, Monaco beat Trabzonspor 3-1, PSV hammer FC Zurich 5-1 in Switzerland and Sturm Graz were held to a goalless draw by Lazio.Copyright © 2021 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.