EiE: Osimhen makes Serie A debut, Onuachu, Chukwueze impress 

EiE: Osimhen makes Serie A debut, Onuachu, Chukwueze impress 

Super Eagles players are back at their clubs after the Coronavirus break with Paul Onuachu and Samuel Chukwueze in impressive form while Victor Osimhen made his Serie A debut. 

Eagles in Europe, EiE brings you a recap of their performances and that of other Super Eagles stars at the weekend.

Onuachu was particularly in form for his Belgian side, Genk as they picked up a 3-1 win over Mechelen in the Jupiler. 

The giant striker netted two of the goals to take his tally to four in just three starts for Genk. 

In Spain, Chukwueze led the way with his 85-minute showing for LaLiga side, Villarreal, in a 2-1 home win against Eibar. 

Chukwueze played for 85 minutes and created the first goal for the home side as teammate Moreno finished to draw the Yellow Submarines level.

He completed the most dribbles (3), created four chances, three key passes, and 1 assist in what was his second LaLiga game of the season. 

Still in the LaLiga, Ramon Azeez could only watch for 90 minutes on the bench as his Granada side earned a 2-1 win at home to Alaves. 

In the Italian Serie A, Osimhen came off the bench to make his debut for SSC Napoli in their 0-2 win at Parma. 

Osimhen replaced Diego Demme on 71 minutes but despite playing for just under half an hour, the talented striker showed there was more to him than just goals as he created four chances and made four key passes. 

For Ligue 1 based duo of Josh Maja and Henry Onyekuru, it was a weekend to forget as both players lost 2-1 respectively with Bordeaux and AS Monaco. 

Maja played for just eight minutes after coming on as a substitute at Lens, the same as Onyekuru who played for seven minutes at Rennes. 

Meanwhile, at Stade de la Beaujoire, Moses Simon helped Nantes snatch a point as they came from two goals down to draw 2-2 at home to Saint Etienne. 

Simon pulled a goal back for Nantes on 71 minutes before Renaud Emond ensured the spoils were shared when he equalised on 85 minutes.

Tyronne Ebuehi continued his return to football with a 78-minute feature for Eredivisie side, FC Twente in a 1-1 draw at Feyenoord.

Ebuehi won three tackles, three-headed dwells and created one chance and a key pass before he was replaced with 12 minutes left to play. 

Moving to the Premier League where Wilfred Ndidi for the second successive game featured at center back for Leicester City. 

Ndidi was impressive once again for the Foxes, winning the most tackles (2) in the game, most defensive dwellsb(11), while making two interceptions in their 4-2 win at home to Burnley.

His compatriot at the club, Kelechi Iheanacho was just a spectator at the King Power. 

At Goodison Park on Saturday, Alex Iwobi was a second half sub and played for just 19 minutes as Everton defeated West Bromwich Albion and Semi Ajayi 5-2. 

For Leon Balogun in Scotland, he watched on for 90 minutes as Rangers held their hosts Hibernian to a 2-2 draw, while Joe Aribo was not listed due to an injury. 

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