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ROUND-UP: Ideye Scores As Malaga Lose To Valencia; Osimhen Subbed On Vs Bayern

ROUND-UP: Ideye Scores As Malaga Lose To Valencia; Osimhen Subbed On Vs Bayern

By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye scored his first Spanish La Liga Santander goal in his in third start for Malaga who lost 2-1 to Valencia on Saturday night, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

Ideye put his team ahead in the 27th minute but second half goals from Francis Coquelin and  Daniel Parejo from the spot in the 85th minute brought Malaga back to earth.

Nigeria forward Isaac Success was not included in the match day squad.

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Oghenekaro Etebo made his third start for Las Palmas who lost 2-1 at home to Sevilla also on Saturday. Imoh Ezekiel replaced Gabriel Penalba in the 42nd minute on his debut but could not salvage a point for Las Palmas.

The third Nigerian at the club Emmanuel Emenike was not listed due to injury.

In Germany,  Victor Osimhen made his seventh substitute appearance (eighth in the Bundesliga) for Wolfsburg coming on in the 84th minute for Renato Steffen in their 2-1 loss to Bayern Munich at the  Volkswagen Arena.

In the Dutch Eredivisie, Tyrone Ebuehi made his 23rd league appearance for ADO Den Haag who drew 1-1 with Willem II with Bartholomew Ogbeche firing blanks. Ogbeche has made 14 league starts this season and has scored nine goals.

In the Scottish Premiership, Chidebere Nwakali made his first start for Aberdeen on Saturday in their 2-0 loss to Hibernian that paraded Efe Ambrose for the entire duration of the encounter.

Nwakali was withdrawn in the 65th minute for Kari Arnason shortly after he was yellow carded in ten  minutes earlier. For Ambrose it was his 28th appearance this season.

In Belgium, Joseph Akpala played for 69 minutes for Oostende who forced Royal Antwerp to a goalless draw.

Former Flying Eagles skipper, Abdul Ajagun, was on for 83 minutes in Kortrijk’s 1-0 win away at Lokeren. Ajagun has made 20 league appearances for Kortrijk this season.

In Turkey, Raheem Lawal and Aminu Umar both started for Osmanlispor in the 3-2 loss away to Sivasspor.

While Lawal was withdrawn at half time for Payam Sadeghian in his 17th game of the season, Umar saw through the entire duration.

Umar has featured in 21 league games this season and has scored four goals.

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