By James Agberebi:
Super Eagles midfielder Mikel Obi was an unused substitute for Chelsea who suffered their ninth defeat of the season after losing 2-1 to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Monday night.
Goals from Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez sealed the win for Leicester. Loic Remy got Chelsea’s goal.
Nigeria youngster Alex Iwobi featured for Arsenal U-21s in their 1-1 draw against West Ham U-21s at Upton Park.
Iwobi was later substituted for Kaylen Hinds in the 72nd minute.
Alex Pike opened the scoring for West Ham U-21s on 38 minutes. But with nine minutes remaining, Chris Willock drew Arsenal U-21s level.
In Serie A, Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi returned from injury but could only make the bench in Lazio’s 1-1 home draw against Sampdoria.
Alessandro Matri’s 78th minute goal was cancelled out by Ervin Zukanovic 90th minute equalizer.
And in the English Championship, Hope Akpan played for 83 minutes in Blackburn Rovers and visiting Nottingham Forest 0-0 draw.