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Troost-Ekong Back From Suspension, Set For Udinese – Lecce Clash

Troost-Ekong Back From Suspension, Set For Udinese – Lecce Clash

William Troost-Ekong will make his return for Udinese in Wednesday’s Serie A encounter with Lecce at the Dacia Arena – Stadio Friuli after missing the last game, Completesports.com reports.

Troost-Ekong missed his side’s last match due to a ban over accumulation of cards when Udinese defeated Cagliari 1-0 also in an Italian Serie A game at the Sardegna Arena last Sunday.

He was booked in the 20th minute for a clumsy challenge on Aaron Ramsey when Udinese defeated Juventus 2-1 also in a Serie A game at the Dacia Arena last week Thursday.

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His caution against the Old Lady meant he had already been shown five yellow cards so far during the 2019/20 season which brought about an automatic one-game suspension.

But having missed the top-flight clash with Cagliari over the weekend, the Super Eagles central defender is sure to start Udinese’s next encounter with Lecce on Wednesday.

The 26-year old has made 27 starts in 28 league appearances for Udinese this term. The Little Zebras are safe in the Italian league, having garnered 42 points from 36 games.

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin

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