Nigeria Players UEFA Europa League Wrap


We bring you the summary action of Nigerian players across all corners of Europe in the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

Alex Iwobi was impressive as Arsenal overturned a first leg deficit to progress into the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League with a 3-0 win over BATE Borisov on Thursday night.
Villarreal progressed to the next round of the competition courtesy of a 1-1 draw with Sporting CP.
Samuel Chukwueze wasn’t listed by the Yellow Submarines for the tie.
Despite including Victor Moses in their starting XI, Fenerbahce were beaten 3-1 by Zenit St Petersburg.
Winger Henry Onyekuru was impressive for Turkish side who drew 0-0 at Benfica.
In a one sided game at the Ludovic Magnin, Shakhtar Donetsk got thumped 4-1 by Eintracht Frankfurt.
Striker Olarenwaju Kayode climbed off benched late in the match.
Napoli completed a double over FC Zurich as they won 2-0 at San Paolo.
Ex MFM FC striker Stephen Odey was subbed on the hour mark by Zurich’s boss┬áLudovic Magnin.
At the Red Bull Arena, Club Brugge suffered a 4-0 massacre against Salzburg.
Slavia Prague pummelled Genk 4-1. Peter Olayinka was a 65th minute entrant for the Belgian outfit.
Striker Dennis Bonaventure picked up an 82nd minute yellow card for the Belgian giants.
Iyayi Believe Atiemwen was benched for the entirety of Dinamo Zagreb’s thumping 3-0 win over Viktoria Plzen.
Former Akwa United and Kano Pillars forward Ubong Ekpai also failed to feature for the Czech side as he was benched too.


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