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Europa: Moses, Sadiq Benched As Chelsea Win At PAOK, Rangers Hold Villarreal; Agbo Loses With Standard Liege

Europa: Moses, Sadiq Benched As Chelsea Win At PAOK, Rangers Hold Villarreal; Agbo Loses With Standard Liege

By Adeboye Amosu:

Former Nigeria winger, Victor Moses, was left on the bench for the entire 90 minutes as Chelsea recorded a 1-0 win against their hosts, PAOK FC of Greece in their UEFA Europa League clash on Thursday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

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Moses has struggled to pin down a regular shirt under under Maurizio Sarri this season, and has made only one appearance for the Blues in all competitions.

Brazilian winger, William scored the winning goal for Chelsea in the 7th minute poking the ball home after he was set up by Ross Barkley.

At the Estadio de la Cerámica, Villarreal, former U-23 Eagles striker, Sadiq Umar was also an used substitute in Scottish side, Glasgow Rangers’ 2-2 draw with Villarreal.

Carlos Bacca and Gerrard Moreno scored both goals for the hosts, while Scott Arfield and Kyle Larfety were on target for Rangers.

Super Eagles midfielder, Uche Agbo came in as a substitute for Belgian outfit, Standard Liege who fell to a 5-1 away defeat to Sevilla at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, Sevilla.

Agbo came in for Mehdi Carcela 12 minutes from time.

Villarreal 2 – 2 Rangers
Rapid Wien 2 – 0 Spartak Moskva
Sevilla 5 – 1 Standard Liège
Akhisarspor 0 – 1 Krasnodar
Olympique Mars… 1 – 2 Eintracht Fran…
Lazio 2 – 1 Apollon
Rennes 2 – 1 Jablonec
Dynamo Kyiv 2 – 2 Astana
Beşiktaş 3 – 1 Sarpsborg 08
Genk 2 – 0 Malmö FF
PAOK 0 – 1 Chelsea
Vidi 0 – 2 BATE

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  • Raphael 4 years ago

    CS Samuel Chukwueze, made his senior debut in Europa with Villarreal against Rangers in their two all draw, that alone really worth mentioning. That boy is a star in the making, he fashioned his play like that of Arjen Robben.

    • Ayphillydegreat 4 years ago

      Gbayiju! I wonder why Samuel Chukwueze wasn’t mentioned. The kid made his Europa league debut and was a joy to watch in his 10 minutes cameo display. He’s definitely one to watch. The 2015 Eaglets have some stars for the immediate future. Chukwueze, Nwakali, Okonkwo Orji, Kingsley Michael are all primed to take the SuperEagles to the next level. Another testament to the NFF U13 and U15 development program.

  • irabor kingsley 4 years ago

    Moses! Moses!! Moses!!! You resigned from international football to focus on club football and in five games you have only played for nine minutes. What an irony! if not that you have resigned now at least you will have been sure of playing AFCON qualifiers, rather than losing on both sides.