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Sanusi Named In Champions League Team Of The Week

Sanusi Named In Champions League Team Of The Week

Porto defender Zaidu Sanusi has been named in the UEFA Champions League Team of the Week for matchday four, Completesports.com reports.

Sanusi opened scoring for Porto in their 2-0 win against French club Olympic Marseille at the Orange Velodrome on Wednesday night.

The Nigeria international fired home from close range in the 39 minute after his initial effort was saved by Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda.

It was the left-back’s first-ever goal for the Dragons following his move from Santa Clara this summer.

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Sanusi is the only Porto player on the shortlist.

He has featured in all Porto’s four games in the Champions League this season.

Three players from German club Borussia Monchengladbach made the list. They are; Nico Elvedi, Oscar Wendt and Lars Stindl.

Barcelona duo; Martin Braithwaite and Sergio Dest were also included, while Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) Kingsley Coman also made the team of the week.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • LMAO. Porto openned scoring for Porto.

    • Ikeben 4 years ago

      Well done Super Eagle star, all those planning to replace our stars firing on all cylinders with home based players in the national team be warned o.

    • DiMastta 4 years ago

      Mr Man next time just point out the correction to be made, instead of mocking the editor. He has the chance to edit his write-up, but you don’t. Now I read through and can’t find what you are making a jest of.

  • daniel 4 years ago

    world class player

  • Baba na baba 4 years ago

    Can’t remember the last time we had something like this.watch out for this guy in few years.

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