Ligue Un: Osimhen’s double seals victory for Lille

LILLE, FRANCE - AUGUST 28: Lille's Victor Osimhen celebrates after scoring goal during the Ligue 1 match between Lille OSC and AS Saint-Etienne at Stade Pierre Mauroy on August 28, 2019 in Lille, France. (Photo by Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images)

Nigeria International striker Victor Osimhen replaced Injured Loic Remy and scored his third and fourth Ligue 1 goals – his second brace – this season, as Les Dogues defeated Saint Etienne 3-0 on Wednesday.

Osimhen scored in the 37th minute, Jonathan Bamba increased the tally in the 69th minute and Osimhen added gloss with a third in the 74th minute.


The young forward’s first two goals came on his debut against Nantes in a 2-1 Victory.


Osimhen, 20, has been tipped to instantly fill the void left by China based Odion Ighalo in the Super Eagles.


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