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Saudi League: Ighalo Nets Brace As Al Hilal Thrash Former Club

Saudi League: Ighalo Nets Brace As Al Hilal Thrash Former  Club

Odion Ighalo scored twice as Al Hilal thrashed his former club Al Shabab 5-0 in their Saudi Professional Football League clash at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh on Thursday night.

It was the 32-year-old’s first league appearance for Ramon Diaz’s side.

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Ighalo opened scoring for Al Hilal in the 18th minute after he was set up by Andre Carrillo.

Read Also: Ighalo: AFCON Absence Made Me Quit Al Shabab For Al Hilal

Carrillo scored the home team’s second goal seven minutes later, while Moussa Marega added the third on the half hour mark.

Ighalo then scored his second of the game and his side’s fourth two minutes before the break with Marega the provider.

Marega then fired home his side’s fifth goal in the 82nd minute.

The defending champions, who have two outstanding games now occupy fourth position on the table with 34 points from 18 games.

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  • MuYiwa 12 months ago

    Keep banging in the goals and shaming your haters. We missed u at the last Afcon.

     
  • Odion ighalo is on fire. Keep up the good work bro. The Lord is your strength.

     
  • MONKEY POST 12 months ago

    LMFAO! @Omo9ja @Ugwo Iwunze and co don’t you think we should adopt this his eagle goal celebration for the team?(SE)! It’s lovely! What do you think??? LMFAO!!