Eagles European Leagues Wrap: Okoye In Goal, Chukwueze, Akpoguma On Target, Awoniyi Fail To Score
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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye was in goal for his club, Sparta Rotterdam as they played a 2-2 draw at home against visiting Vitesse in the Netherlands Eredivisie on Saturday.
Okoye conceded two first half goals but his side rallied to snatch a point in the game during the second half with Sven Mijnans scoring both goals in the 79th and 93rd minutes.
In Spain, Samuel Chukwueze is gradually reclaiming his starting belt for his club was on target in Villarreal’s 3- 1 away win against Real Sociedad.
Chukwueze took the place of Yeremi Pino in the 61st minute and scored his side’s third goal of the game in the 96th minute.
The 22-year-old has now scored twice in nine league appearances for the Yellow Submarine this season.
In Bundesliga, Kevin Akpoguma salvaged a point for Hoffenheim as they held Borussia Monchegladbach to a 1-1 draw in their clash on Saturday.
Akpoguma replaced Pavel Kaderabek in the 88th minute and equalised for the hosts deep into stoppage time.
The 26-year-old has scored twice in 14 league appearances for Hoffenheim this season.
Still in the Bundesliga, Taiwo Awoniyi saw action for 64 minutes as Union Berlin recorded a 1-0 win at Bochum.
The striker who could not get his name on the score sheet was replaced by Kevin Behrens.
Max Kruse scored the decisive goal for the visitors in the 14 minute.
In the Scottish Premiership, Calvin Bassey continued his impressive form as champions Rangers edged out Dundee United 1-0 at Ibrox Stadium.
His compatriot, Joe Aribo came in Scot Arfield in the 64th minute.