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Okereke, Blessed In Action As Brugge Hold Dynamo Kiev To Seal UCL Playoffs Spot

Okereke, Blessed In Action As Brugge Hold Dynamo Kiev To Seal UCL Playoffs Spot

Nigerian duo, David Okereke and Emmanuel Blessed were in action as Belgian side, Club Brugge held their hosts Dynamo Kiev to a thrilling 3-3 draw in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League Third Qualifying Round fixture in Kiev on Tuesday night, reports Completesports.com.

Club Brugge progressed into the Champions League Playoffs 4-3 on aggregate, having won the first leg 1-0.

Okereke started the game and was replaced by Lois Openda eight minutes from time.

The 21-year-old who has hit the back of the net four times in the Belgian League this season is yet to score for Brugge in the Champions League qualifiers.

Blessed who was also in the starting line-up was replaced by Senegalese forward, Krepin Diatta in the 52nd minute.

Brugge were reduced to 10-men six minutes from time when South African striker Percy Tau was sent off for a second bookable offence.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Greenturf 2 years ago

    I saw that game and was impressed by club Brugge.They play very fluid passing game with so much flair.They are by distance the best club in Belgium with that great performance.The confidence they displayed away from home against a top Ukrainian side was phenomenal.
    Brugge may qualify for the knockout stages of the champions league i won’t be surprised if that happens and the red card to Percy Tau was harsh but the bench looks to be better than the starters to my amazement.
    The two Nigerians apparently,was outshone by their subs to the point I wondered why the coach picked them as starters.They have to be consistent to keep their place in that entertaining team.

  • Obidee 2 years ago

    The guy blessed Dennis have bn fumbling lately… Big boy wan over take him…