EPL: Mikel Feature in Chelsea Loss, Ighalo Impresses for Watford

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Catch up on how players of Nigerian descent fared in the tenth round of matches in the English Premier League on Saturday.

Victor Moses was ineligible to face his parent club Chelsea, so was not in the Hammers squad that beat the champions 2 - 1 at Boleyn Ground .

Blues midfielder Obi Mikel took to the field in the 46th minute while Angelo Ogbonna came off the bench in the 90th minute for the victors.

Gabby Agbonlahor has recovered from a shin injury and returned to Aston Villa’s starting line - up for the first time in October in his team’s 2 - 1 loss to Swansea City. The striker was substituted in the 85th minute after setting up Jordan Ayew for the opening goal in the 62nd minute.

At the Britannia Stadium ,Odion Ighalo continued his good form by setting up both goals in Watford’s 2 - 0 win over Stoke City. He hit the woodwork in the first half.

The Nigeria international was withdrawn one minute from time and also yellow - carded while teammate Ikechi Anya was replaced in the 66th minute.Peter Odemwingie did not make the bench for the Potters.

At the Emirates in the evening kick off,Ross Barkley will start for Everton . Arsenal starlet Alex Iwobi will watch proceedings from the stands.

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