La Liga Roundup: Omeruo Stars In Leganes Draw; Chukwueze Subbed On; Simon Benched Again

La Liga Roundup: Omeruo Stars In Leganes Draw; Chukwueze Subbed On; Simon Benched Again

Kenneth Omeruo made his 11th start for Leganes who played out a 2-2 draw at home to Eibar at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque, on Saturday reports Completesports.com.

Kike and Joan Jordan scored for Eibar to hand the visitors a two goal lead into the break before Youssef En-Nesyri scored a brace to earn Leganes a share of the spoil from the encounter.

Samuel Chukwueze made his 19th appearance for Villarreal who suffered a 3-0 thumping away to Valencia at the Mestalla stadium on Saturday.

The 19 year old Nigerian international came on for Alfonso Pedraza on the hour mark as Villarreal suffered their ninth defeat of the La Liga campaign.

Goals from Mouctar Diakhaby,Denis Cheryshev and Rodrigo Moreno ensured the Yellow Submarines have failed to win a game in their last eight games in all competitions.

  La Liga Roundup: Omeruo Stars In Leganes Draw; Chukwueze Subbed On; Simon Benched Again

Villarreal currently sit second from bottom in La Liga with just three wins from their 21 league matches to date this season, with only Huesca bellow them in the standings.

The former Nigerian Under-17 and Under-20 star has, however, been a massive revelation this term after scoring five times and making an assist in 19 matches across all competitions.

Moses Simon was an unused substitute for Levante who suffered a 5-0 massacre in the hands of Sevilla on Saturday at the Sanchez-Pizjuan.

His last league game was against Alaves when he came on for Jason four months ago.

The Super Eagles star, Simon has made nine overall appearances (5 league matches and 4 Copa del Rey games) this term has, however, scored once for Levante in the La Liga.

Levante are now 11th in the La Liga table with 26 points from 21 games so far during the 2018/19 season.

 

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