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Iheanacho Scores, Makes Assist In Leicester Win Vs Huddersfield; Liverpool, Man City Win As Wolves Hold United

Iheanacho Scores, Makes Assist In Leicester Win Vs Huddersfield; Liverpool, Man City Win As Wolves Hold United

By Adeboye Amosu:
Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, opened his goal account in the English Premier League this season by grabbing a goal in Leicester City’s 3-1 home win against Huddersfield at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Iheanacho equalised for the Foxes in the 16th minute cancelling out Mathias Jorgensen 5th minute strike for the visitors. He also provided the assist for Jamie Vardy’s 75th minute goal that seal the win for Leicester City.

He was replaced in the 77th minute by Marc Albrighton.

His international teammate, Wilfred Ndidi who received a yellow card in the 18th minute was in action for the entire 90 minutes.

James Maddison and Jamie Vardy got the other goals for Leicester City in the game.


Champions Manchester City recorded a 5-O away win against Cardiff City with Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez (brace) scoring all five goals for Pep Guardiola’s men.

At the Old Trafford, Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Brazilian midfielder, Fred opened scoring for the Red Devils in the 18th minute, while Joao Moutinho equalised for the visitors in the 53rd minute.


Liverpool maintained their perfect start to the season by beating Southampton 3-0 at the Anfield.

Wesley Hoedt (own goal), Joel Matip and Mohamed Salah were the scorers for the Reds.

Burnley recorded their first win of the season by trouncing Bournemouth 4-0 at the Turf Moor with Matej Vydra, Aaron Lennon and Ashley Barnes (brace) finding the net for the home team.

The encounter between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at the Selhurst Park ended in a goalless draw.

EPL Saturday Results
Burnley 4-0 Bournemouth
Cardiff City 0 – 5 Manchester City
Crystal Palace 0 – 0 Newcastle United
Leicester City 3 – 1 Huddersfield Town
Liverpool 3 – 0 Southampton
Manchester United 1 – 1 Wolverhampton

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  • Ayphillydegreat 3 years ago

    A goal and an assist. Good job Kelechi. It seems the coach now know how to use him. When he operates from the right wing like his U17 days, he’s a joy to watch. That assist to Vardy was marvelous.

    • this Iheanacho is just a flash in the pan. I will choose Anthony Okpotu ahead of him all day any day.
      All these people singing Iheanacho’s praises are starting to piss me off. go and respect your elders before coming here

      • Ayphillydegreat 3 years ago

        I dey laugh in Chinese and Japanese. Ashy no let Chima and SunnyB catch you ooo! LMAOOO!

  • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

    CSN does not report about Stephen Eze! He’s always on from start to finish week after weeks at Lokomotiv Plovdiv meanwhile Balogun is now a bench warmer for Brighton as far as Lewis Dunk is fit. We forget that Stephen Eze is the Direct replacement for Balogun considering Balogun’s age, we should begin to follow up and encourage this guy(Eze). Also, Godfrey Oboaboana and Musa Mohammed were on from start to finish for HNK Gorica’s 1-0 win today. Congrats to Ihenacho. The news that gladdens my heart most this weekend was that of VICTOR OSHIMEN. He scored his first league goal for Sporting Charleroi. His goal would have been the winning goal, No thanks to TWO RED CARDS that Sporting Charleroi got and there opponents equalised. He was replaced in the 90th minute. More game time, that my prayer for him. Congrats to my club also for there emphatic win today against Cardiff City, 5-0 no be moi-moi. Proudly a #Cityzen #Up Man City

  • Ikeben 3 years ago

    Great from own Kelechi, I always knew it just a matter of time, you will prove your doubters wrong. 1 goal and 2 assists in your last 2games is impressive. Keep working hard so you can cement your name in the starting 11.

  • Edoman of New Jersey,USA 3 years ago

    Lets hope Balogun is not condemned to the bench on long term basis. l noticed that his ‘reaction’ span is on down word trend recently. Or, he would have to sit it out during our match with Libya early next month . At 31, could well be that age is catching up with him, though.

  • As for that Balogun if u could join a team like Brighton and u re not guarantee first game time don’t know why he has to join he had better remained at Cologne self @ Ashy Ashy pls try to see d good in Iheanacho..

    • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

      The problem Balogun has is the English Coach. He prefers his two English defenders (Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk) to him as far as they are both fit. I think he only bought him with the intention of using him whenever any of those duo are injured.

    • @Tayo, I like Iheanacho. I was just sharing a joke with AY.