Nigeria workhaholic forward, Victor Osimhen was again on target as Lille snatched a 2-1 win against Angers SCO on match day five in the French Ligue 1 on Friday.
According to the Opta Statistics, the former Under 17 World cup mistro has thus become the first player to score 5 goals or more in his first 5 Ligue 1 games since Mario Balotelli in September-October 2016, footballlive.ng understands.
It would be recalled against all odds that former Wolfsburg tallisman bagged a brace on the opening matchday against Nantes and scored twice again in his second consecutive home game vs Saint-étienne, before taking his tally to five league goals this evening.
It was a huge start for the Angers SCO on Friday as they took the lead against Lille which runs through till the break thanks to their Nigerian number 7, who bundled the ball home after goalkeeper Butelle spilled a shot taken by Jonathan Bamba.
Osimmhen since 5 goals record last night becomes an house name in France. Of the seven goals scored by Lille in the Ligue 1 so far this season, Osimhen has accounted for five goals approximately 75 percent over all
The 20-year-old goal poacher opened his goalscoring account for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.