Super Eagles Stars Abroad: Simon gets debut goal, Onyekuru bags assist as Iwobi hits woodwork

It was another weekend of club football across Europe with Super Eagles stars representing their various teams but some of players missed action and DailyAdvent delivers the best highlights from selected matches.

Sheffield United 1-2 Leicester City: Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho
Ndidi was rested after picking up a slight injury in training while Kelechi Iheanacho was not listed as the Foxes secure their first away win this season.

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Amiens 1-2 Nantes: Moses Simon
Simon marked his Ligue1 debut with a goal as he help Nantes pick their first win of the season.

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Bordeaux 2-0 Dijon: Samuel Kalu and Josh Maja
Kalu produced another stunning performance as he provided the assist for Hwang Ui jo’s goal while Maja was a 71minute substitute.

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Istanbul Basaksehir 1-2 Fenerbahce: Victor Moses and Azubuike Okechukwu
Moses who is on loan from Chelsea missed the game due to injury but Okechukwu was on for the whole 90minutes for Basaksehir.

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Aris 1-1 Olympiacos: Brown Ideye
Ideye was involved for 90 minutes for Aris but failed to find the back of net against his former club.

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Boavista 1-1 Paços de Ferreira: Nwankwo Obiora
Obiora played for 45th minute for Boavista in their 1-1 draw against Paços de Ferreira in the Portuguese League and the former Inter Milan midfielder picked up a yellow card in the match.

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Benfica 0-2 Porto: Tyronne Ebuehi
Ebuehi was not in action as Porto moved top of the table in Portugal with a comfortable win.

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Leganes 0-1 Atletico Madrid: Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem
Omeruo was in action for 77 minutes as his club lost at home in a Madrid derby while new signing Awaziem was not listed.


Hellas Verona 1-1 Bologna: Kingsley Michael
Micheal made his debut for Bologna donning the number 99 on the back of his jersey, his defensive qualities did not go unnoticed as he made two tackles, one interception and one clearance, and won a team-high five aerial battles.


Aston Villa 1-0 Everton: Alex Iwobi
Iwobi made his debut for the Toffees since his move from Arsenal. He was introduced into the game in the 63rd minute and struck the woodwork, but couldn’t find a breakthrough as the match ended in favor of Aston Villa.

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Watford 1-3 West Ham: Isaac Success and Tom Dele-Bashiru
Success and summer signing Dele-Bashiru weren’t included in Javi Gracia’s match day squad as the Hornets lost at the Vicrage road against the Hammers.

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St. Mirren 0 – 1 Rangers: Joe Aribo
Newly invited Super Eagles star, Joe Aribo played the entire duration as Steven Gerrard’s team defeated St. Mirren away from home.

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Brighton 0-2 Southampton: Leon Balogun
Balogun wasn’t included in Graham Potters’ squad for the game against Southampton at the Amex Stadium. It ended 2-0 in favor of the Saints.

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SC Paderborn 07 1 – 3 Freiburg: Jamilu Collins
Collins was on for 90 minutes as Paderborn fell at home to Freiburg.

OFK Titograd 3 – 1 Kom: Chinedu Ajanah

Ajanah featured for the entire 90 minutes helping Titograd to secure their first win of the season. The former Katsina United defender has featured in every game for his new Montenegro side this season.

Udinese 1 – 0 Milan: William Troost-Ekong

Ekong was a solid rock in the hearts of Udinese’s defence as they opened their Serie A campaign with a win over the Rosanerris.


Torino 2 – 1 Sassuolo: Ola Aina

Aina was a second half substitute playing 45 minutes as the Turin side defeated Sassuolo.


Monaco 2 – 2 Nimes: Henry Onyekuru

Onyekuru made his debut for Monaco against Nimes and got the assist for Algerian strikers Islam Slimani’s goal. He was substituted in the 74th minute for Jonathan Panzo.


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