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Roundup: Ujah, Eleke, Odey On Target; Awoniyi Missing; Osimhem Plays As Sub

Roundup: Ujah, Eleke, Odey On Target; Awoniyi Missing; Osimhem Plays As Sub

Nigerian international, Anthony Ujah scored his second league goal of the season for FSV Mainz who came from a goal down to beat Augsburg in a Bundesliga clash on Saturday report Completesportsnigeria.com.

Ujah restored parity for Mainz five minutes after Ji Don Wong gave Augsburg the lead in the 82nd minute.

The game was his second Bundesliga appearance.

In the Swiss Cup on Saturday, Blessing Eleke scored a brace for Luzern who defeated Serverte 5-4 on penalties after extra time scores were levelled at 3-3.

Stephen Odey scored a fourth minute go for FC Zurich who spanked Breitenrain 4-2 to advanced to the next round of the competition.

In Belgium, Uche Agbo watched from the bench as Standard Liege played out a goalless draw with Sporting Charleroi introduced Victor Osimhen into the fray with 25 minutes left to play.

The 19 year old replaced Jeremy Perbet in the 75th minute.

It was Osimhen’ s second substitute appearance since he joined on a season loan deal from Wolfsburg.

Taiwo Awoniyi was not included Anderletch’s squad that lost 1-0 away to KRC Genk.

In the Scottish topflight division, Efe Ambrose played all 90 minutes for Hibernian edged Kilmarnock 3-2. The game was the eight of the season for Ambrose.

Kilmarnock handed Bright Enobakhare a cameo appearance in the defeat. Enobakhare replaced Chris Burke in the 87th minute.

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  • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

    Ujah is back and banging like the days of Werder Bremen. Two substitute appearance and 2 decisive goals for Mainz. Blessing Eleke also seems to be on fire cuz he also got on the scoresheet for Luzern before the International break. Thanks to Sporting Chaleroi for giving our Super eagles future Star-striker game time unlike when Wolfsburg were busy destroying the youngster’s career. @CSN, Is Taiwo Awoniyi playing for Anderlecht or KAA Gent? Please confirm.

    • Yes it seems completesports have got their teams mixed up. he plays for KAA Gent who play Sint-Truiden on Sunday.

      And yes, hopefully Ujah can force his way into the first team and be a regular. He has played a bit part since he returned from China this year. Two subs, two goals (23 minutes in one match and 17 minutes in the second today)means he should be knocking on the managers door asking why he cannot get more game time. Blessing also doing well as is Oday (4 goals in 7 this season). Osimhen an average of 23 minutes a match (16 games over two seasons is a very poor turnout at Wolfsburg. Funny enough both Club Brugge and Zulte-Wagerem turned him down in August after trials. I wonder why? Maybe he will get a chance at a lower league club or a smaller club?