Musa Bags Brace In Thriller; Echiejile, Obi Benched

Musa Bags Brace In Thriller; Echiejile, Obi Benched

By James Agberebi:

Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, scored twice and provided an assist as CSKA beat Mordovya 6-4 in the Russian Premier League on Sunday.
Musa scored in the 80th and 85th minutes. His assist for Seydou Doumbia brought the score to 3-3, after CSKA went three goals down. Musa has now scored five league goals for CSKA in the league this season.
In Belgium, Moses Simon was introduced in the 29th minute for Yaya Soumahoro and provided the assist for Gent’s opening goal as they beat Standard Liege 4-1. The game was Simon’s eighth but he is yet to score this season.
Returnee Super Eagles defender, Elderson Echiejile, was an unused substitute as AS Monaco were beaten 3-2 at home to Lorient.
Echiejile has appeared three times for Monaco in Ligue 1 this season.
In Scotland, Efe Ambrose was in action for 90 minutes as champions Celtic, thrashed Dundee United 6-0. Ambrose has now played seven league games for Celtic this term.
In Serie A, Joel Obi, was left on the bench for 90 minutes, as Torino defeated visiting Sampdoria 2-0. Fabio Quagliarella scored both goals for Torino.
Super Eagles invitee, Abdullahi Shehu, was not in action for Uniao da Madeira as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home against Arouca in a Portugese Primeira Liga clash.

Also in Portugal, the duo of Reuben Gabriel and Michael Uchebo were in action for Boavista in their 2-0 away win against Academica De Coimbra. Gabriel was on for 90 minues while Uchebo was replaced by Anderson Barros. Nwankwo Obiorah did not feature for Academica.