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Onuachu Bags Second Brace Of League Season As Genk Thrash Westerlo 6-1

Onuachu Bags Second Brace Of League Season As Genk Thrash Westerlo 6-1

Paul Onuachu continued his impressive scoring run as he netted two goals in Genk’s 6-1 home win against Westerlo, in the Belgian Jupiler on Tuesday night, Completesports.com reports.

It is Onuachu’s second brace in the league which took his tally in the Belgian topflight to six.

Also,the Super Eagles striker has now scored in his club’s last four games.

Onuachu scored in the 32nd minute to put Genk 3-1 ahead before grabbing his second goal from the penalty spot to make it 4-1 on 40 minutes.

He was then replaced in the 66th minute of the game which saw Genk record their sixth consecutive win.

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Genk, now on 34 points, extend their lead at the top of the table to four points ahead of second placed Antwerp.

In the Premier League, Taiwo Awoniyi was subbed on with four minutes left, while Emmanuel Dennis was benched in Nottingham Forest’s 0-0 draw at Brighton.

Forest have now failed to secure a win in their last eight games (six defeats, two draws).

The last time they won a game was a 3-0 win at Grimsby Town in the Carabao Cup on August 23.

Awoniyi has scored two goals in nine Premier League appearances and Dennis has only managed one goal in seven topflight outings.

Forest are 19th on six points after 11 league games played so far.

By James Agberebi

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