Victor Osimhen scored his first ever UEFA Champions League goal but still ended up on the losing side as Lille went down to a 2-1 home defeat against Chelsea in their Group H clash on Wednesday night.
Tammy Abraham opened scoring for Chelsea in the 22nd minute after latching to a long pass from the midfield.
The lead lasted for 11 minutes before Osimhen restored parity for the hosts off a powerful header from Jonathan Bamba’s corner kick.
Brazilian winger William netted the winning goal for Chelsea 13 minutes from time.
Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu was benched for 90 minutes as Belgian champions, KRC Genk were held to a 0-0 draw by Italian side, Napoli at the Luminus Arena.
Onuachu’s international teammmate, Stephen Odey was however not listed by Genk for the game.
The home side picked their first point of the group stage following their 6-2 thrashing by Austrian club, Red Bull Salzburg.
Onuachu has made one Champions League appearance for Genk, while Odey is yet to feature in any game.
At the Sinobo Arena, Peter Olayinka featured for 90 minutes in Slavia Prague’s 2-0 home loss to German club, Borrussia Dortmund.
Morocco defender Achraf Hakimi scored both goals for the visitors.
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