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Europa League: Onuachu scores as Ideye, Okaka also feature

20/02/2016

/ by Biyi Akangbe

By: Obiweluozo Martins


Midtjylland forward Paul Onuachu (left) slides on his knees as he celebrates his side's second goal against Manchester United.

The Europa League football returned on Thursday Night as Round of 32 matches were played across Europe following the eight (8) teams that joined from the higher competition in the UEFA champions League after been placed third in the group. However we capture the action in the Europa Leagues with reference to Nigerians players abroad.

There are those who featured and some were missing in action. We highlight all these in a week of Europa League football where 15 matches were played with 8 home wins, 4 draw and 3 away wins (Athletic Bilbao, Sporting Braga and German Bayer Leverkusen) as they were all firing from all cylinders away from home.

SoccerNet Nigeria evaluates the performance of Nigerian players abroad who featured in the Europa League Round of 32 on Thursday Night.

ANDERLECHT 1-0 OLYMPIACOS
For Anderlecht Stefano Chuka Okaka lasted the entire duration of the game while teammate Imoh Ezekiel was benched for the entire duration of the game as Aide Brown Ideye was on for 90 minutes of the game for Olympiakos 1-0 courtesy of Kara Mboji 67th minute strike.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND 2-0 FC PORTO
Young talented defender Chidozie Awaziem (19) was missing in action for FC Porto as they lost 2-0 to host Borussia Dortmund by two goals off the boot of Lukasz Piszcek and Marco Reus in the 6th and 71st minute of the match.

FC MIDTYLLAND 2-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
Rilwan Hassan lasted 61st minute of the game and was replaced by Marcos Urena while Super sub Paul Onuachu came on in the 61st minute of the game for Martin Pusic and scored the winning goal for FC Midtjylland in the 77minute as they defeated Manchester United 2-1.

SAINT-ETIENNE 3-2 FC BASEL
Manuel Akanji was on the bench for the entire duration of the game for FC Basel as they lost 3-2 to host Saint-Etienne.

AUGSBURG 0-0 LIVERPOOL
The Reds were held to a goalless draw by German side Augsburg as Jordon Ibe came on to replace English midfielder James Milner in the 81st minute while teammate Seyi Ojo was not listed in match day Squad for Liverpool FC.

GALATASARAY 1-1 LAZIO
Turkish Giants Galatasaray were held to a 1-1 draw by Italian outfits SSC Lazio as Ogenyi Onazi was not listed in Lazio’s match day Squad.


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