By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru scored his first goal for Galatasaray in his second start for the club who defeated Goztepe 1-0 in Sunday’s Turkish Super League clash, Completesportsnigeria.com reports..
Onyekuru who is on loan from Everton raced to a delightful pass from his teammates in the 41st minute to lob over the onrushing goalkeeper for his first league goal of the season in his second start.
Aminu Umar played for 85 minutes before he was replaced by Ogulcan Caglayan in Rizespor’s 1-1 draw away at Akhisarspor. The game was Umar’s second start.
Kehinde Olanrewaju made his second substitute appearance for Ankaragucu who defeated Alanyaspor 1-0 away
Leon Balogun made his debut appearance in the English Premier League for Brighton & Hove Albion who recorded a 3-2 win against Manchester United on Sunday, at the American Express Community Stadium, Falmer on Sunday.
Balogun a centre-back, came in for the Lewis Dunk who copped an ankle injury in the 20th minute and was impressive as Brighton recorded their first win of the campaign.
At Turf Moor, Isaac Success was handed a cameo appearance in Watford’s 3-1 away win against Burnley. It was his second substitute appearance for the Hornets.
In Italy, William Troost Ekong made his debut for Udinese who played out a 2-2 draw with Parma.
At the Stadio Olimpico Grande, Ola Aina came on for Lorenzo De Silvestri for his debut appearance for Torino who lost 1-0 to AS Roma.
In Norway, Afeez Aremu was yellow- carded in his 17th start for IK Start who were held to a 1-1 draw on Sunday by Stroemsgodset.
At the Municipal Stadium, Samuel Kalu made his French Ligue 1 debut for Bordeaux who lost 2-1 away at Toulouse. The Nigerian player who joined the club this summer featured for the entire duration of the defeat.
In Denmark, The pair of Paul Onuachu and Frank Onyeka were second half substitutes for Midtjylland who drew 1-1 away at OB Odense.
In Belgium, Taiwo Awoniyi played for 45 minutes for Gent who edged Eupen 3-2 in a five goal thriller on Sunday. Awoniyi was subbed off for Jonathan David in his fourth start in the Belgian Pro division.
His compatriot, Anderson Esiti was not listed for the encounter.
Chidozie Awaziem was an unused substitute for FC Porto who defeated Belenenses 3-2 in a league game in the Portuguese league on Sunday. Awaziem who has been linked with a move away from the club is yet to feature this season for FC Porto.
Amarachi Osuji scored from the spot as Gorica defeated Domzale 1-0 in Slovenian league.