Umar shot out as Almeria wins narrowly, Nwakali continues on the Bench


Sadiq Umar fired blanks and got only 78 minutes of action at the weekend when Almeria hosted Leganes in LaLiga 2.

Umar started the game as the lone striker upfront but could not add to his seven-goal tally this season.


Francisco Portilo was the match winner, he scored a 30th minute winner against CD Leganes. Photo credit | facebook (UD Almería)
Almeria went on to win 1-0 courtesy a 30th minute goal by Francisco Portilo. The visitors finished the game with 10 men after Sergio Gonzalez was shown a straight red late in the game.



Own goal drama in Huesca game, Nwakali comes off the bench


Two own goals decided the league clash between Huesca and Amorebieta at the weekend.

Huesca were handed the lead in the 12th minute after Oier Luengo turned the ball into his own net.
The hosts would however return the favor as Marc Mateu also scored an own goal with 12 minutes left on the clock.
Meanwhile, Huesca’s Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali got game time off the bench.
Nwakali, 23, made his 12th league appearance, but is yet to also open his goal account for the season.


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