By Johnny Edward:
Blessing Eleke scored his fifth league goal of the season for FC Luzern who trounced Stanley Amuzie’s Lugano 4-1 in a Swiss topflight division clash on Saturday reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Eleke came off the substitute’s bench to replace Tomi Juric in the 54th minute to score his side’s fourth goal in the 75th minute of the encounter.
The strike took Eleke’s tally to nine goals in 17 games this season in all competitions. Amuzie on his part was not listed for the game.
In the English Championship, Oghenekaro Etebo played for 76 minutes before he was replaced by Sam Clucas in Stoke City’s goalless draw at Nottingham Forest.
The away draw means Stoke City are unbeaten in their last six away games an have kept four clean sheets in their last six league outings.
Semi Ajayi played as a defensive midfielder for Rotherham United who played a 1-1 draw away at Blackburn Rovers. The game was Ajayi’s 17th Championship game for Rotherham United this season.
Viv Solomon-Otabor came on for Jota in the 23rd minute of Birmingham’s 3-3 home draw against Hull City. The results see Birmingham, who have drawn a Championship-high nine 12 matches this season, drop to 12th position.
In Spain, Kenneth Omeruo helped Leganes to their second clean sheet of the Spanish La Liga season in his fourth start of the campaign against Girona which ended goalless.
Omeruo has made six La Liga appearances since he joined the club on a season loan from Chelsea.
Ramon Azeez was an unused substitute for Lugo who lost 1-0 at home to Alcorcon. The Nigerian midfielder has made five appearances this term.
In the Italian Serie A, Ola Aina played made his 11th appearance (tenth start) for Torino in their 2-1 loss at home to Parma.
In Belgium, Victor Osimhen featured for all 90 minutes as Sporting Charleroi came from a goal down to beat Club Brugge 2-1 in a Belgian Pro Division league game on Saturday.
Osimhen has been called up for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier against South Africa. Despite scoring five goals in ten games, he has failed to score in his last three league games.
In Sweden, Chisom Egbuchunam failed to add to his 15 goal tally on Saturday when he fired blanks in Falkenbergs FF 2-0 home loss to GAIS.
Abdullahi Ibrahim Alhassan made a cameo appearance for CD Nacional who edged Maritimo 1-0 in a Portuguese league clash.
The Nigerian B team forward replaced Vitor Goncalves in the 89th minute of the encounter. It was his seventh appearance of the season.