EiE: Victor Osimhen extends mini-goal drought

EiE: Victor Osimhen extends mini-goal drought

The goals seem to have dried up for Victor Osimhen after another quiet weekend for Super Eagles players in Europe, EiE can report.

Eagles in Europe takes you through a review of all the games that invoked Osimhen and his national teammates in Europe.

The LOSC Lille of France man extended his mini goal drought to four matches after firing blanks in their 2-1 defeat at Marseille.

Osimhen was a second half substitute, coming on to play for just 25 minutes as he failed to add to his current tally of seven goals.

At Stade Atlantique, it was a battle with Moses Simon and Samuel Kalu‘s Bordeaux, who hosted the former and Nantes on Sunday.

However, Kalu and Bordeaux picked up a 2-0 win with the winger watching for 90 minutes on the bench while Simon, who hit the post once, lasted the duration of the game.

Next stop is Italy, where William Troost-Ekong and Udinese returned to winning ways in the Serie A.

Udinese defeated Genoa 3-1 away from home with Troost-Ekong and his defensive partners denied a clean sheet.

Ola Aina picked up a yellow card as champions Juventus claimed all three points and bragging rights in the Turin derby.

Aina played from start to finish in the narrow 0-1 defeat for him and Torino.

Elsewhere, Paul Onuachu failed to score as Genk lost 2-0 at Eupen in the Belgian league, while Club Brugge thrashed Kortrijk 3-0 without Dennis Bonaventure, while his compatriot at the club, David Okereke netted one of the goals.

Collins Jamilu and Paderborn lost for the eighth time in ten Bundesliga matches after a heavy 3-0 thrashing handed to them at Hoffenheim on Friday. Jamilu played the duration of the game.

In Portugal, Mikel Agu picked up a booking as Vitoria Guimaraes held their hosts Moreirense to a 1-1 draw.

In the popular English Premier League, Wilfred Ndidi and Leicester City recorded another win to continue their push for European football next season.

The Foxes defeated their hosts Crystal Palace 0-2 with Ndidi on for 90 minutes and helping his side to a clean sheet with six tackles won, the most in the game.

At Goodison Park, Everton salvaged a point after a late goal in their 1-1 draw against Tottenham. Alex Iwobi impressed in the game, but despite completing the most take-ons (3), winning the most duels (9) and creating a chance and key pass, the former Arsenal man was guilty of making the error that led to the opening goal in the game.

 

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