Paul Onuachu scored a brace for FC Midtjylland who came from a goal down to beat AGF 2-1 in a Danish Super Liga encounter on Sunday reports Completesports.com.
He scored in the 38th and 53rd minute to hand his side a crucial win in the Danish title race.
The 24 year old however turned from hero to villian in the encounter when he was sent off for a second bookable offence in the 67th minute.
The 2017/18 champions are level on points with leaders Copenhagen but with an inferior goal difference.
The 24 year old took his tally to 14 goals in 20 league games this season for Midtjylland.
His compatriot, Rilwan Hassan featured for 70 minutes before he was replaced Mayron George while Frank Onyeka came on for Evander in the 64th minute.
In Belgium, Victor Osimhen scored his 10th league goal of the season for Sporting Charleroi who lost 3-1 away to St.Truiden.
The Nigerian international who made his 20th start of the campaign scored in the 37th minute to half the deficit after Yohan Boli had struck a brace after 31 minutes.
Boli grabbed his hat-trick in the 69th minute of the encounter.
The 20 year old lanky striker is currently on a season loan deal at Sporting Charleroi from German club, VFL Wolfsburg.
In Spain, Kenneth Omeruo was on from start to finish for Leganes who played out a 1-1 draw at home to Valencia. The game was his 18th of the La Liga season.
At the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, Samuel Chukwueze came on for Ramiro Funes Mori in the 56th minute of Villarreal’s 2-0 loss to Atletico Madrid.
A goal in each half from Alvaro Morata and Saul Niguez sealed victory for Diego Simeone’s side.
In France, Samuel Kalu returned to Bordeaux’s starting line-up on Sunday in their 1-0 loss away at Nantes. The Nigerian winger featured for 72 minutes before he was subbed for Yann Karamoh.
In Turkey, Henry Onyekuru’s goal drought extended to eight games when he fired blanks in Galatasary’s 1-0 home win over Ankaragucu.
Interestingly, Onyekuru last scored a goal for Galatasaray against Ankaragucu on the 19th of January. The NIgerian was replaced in the 86th minute for Yunus Akgun.
Abdullahi Shehu made his first league start in five months for Bursaspor who lost 3-0 away at Istanbul Basaksehir.
The Nigerian international was on for 80 minutes in his fifth league appearance before he was replaced
In Switzerland, Stephen Odey played the last seven minutes of FC Zurich’s 1-1 home draw with FC Luzern.
The former MFM forward replaced Kevin Ruegg in the 83rd minute of the game.
By Johnny Edward.