Round up of the Nigerians playing in England, France, Netherlands, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Austria Finland and Germany on Sunday.
Leicester City 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
At King Power Stadium, Leicester City with Wilfred Ndidi starting in drew 0-0 with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Ndidi went close with a well drilled shot.
Kelechi Iheanacho was among the players in the squad that watched proceedings from the bench for the whole duration of the game.
Manchester United 4-0 Chelsea
Manchester United made an emphatic start to the 2019-20 Premier League season by thrashing fellow top-four hopefuls Chelsea 4-0 at Old Trafford this afternoon.
Marcus Rashford gave the hosts the lead from the penalty spot in the first half, but the match was in the balance until a 16-minute blitz which saw Frank Lampard’s side blown away in his first match in charge of the club.
Two goals in the space of 95 seconds – from Anthony Martial and then a second for Rashford – essentially put the game to bed before Daniel James added the cherry on top with a debut strike off the bench.
Nigerian born Tammy Abraham hit the woodwork for the Blues at Old Trafford.
Lille 2-1 Nantes
Lille won 2-1 against Nantes thanks to a brace from Victor Osimhen who made a dream debut in the Ligue 1.
Heerenveen 1-1 Feyenoord
At Abe Lenstra Stadion, Chidera Ejuke played for 78 minutes for Hereenveen as they claimed a 1-1 draw against Feyenoord.
Mattersburg 1-5 Austria Wien
Bright Edomwonyi had a six-minute cameo for Austria Wien who dismantled Mattersburg 5-1.
Arsenal Tula 1-0 UFA
Arsenal Tula recorded an impressive 1-0 win over UFA. Victor Alvarez converted from Goran Causic’s assist.
Sylvester Igboun was hauled off in the hour mark.
Lokomotiv Moscow 4-0 Ural
Brian Idowu was introduced in the 82nd minute for his first appearance in the competition., he conceded a free-kick for a foul on Yuri Bavin in the 88th minute.
Arda Kardzhali 2-5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Defender Stephen Eze lasted the entire duration of the game for Lokomotiv Plovdiv who beat Arda Kardzhali 5-2.
Slaven 2-1 Hajduk Split
In an ill-tempered match that produced three red cards, Samuel Emem Eduok scored the only goal for nine-man Hajduk Split who fell 2-1 to 10-man Slaven.
RoPS 2-1 VPS
Former Super Eagles star Taiye Taiwo started and was in action for 90 minutes in RoPS’ 2-1 victory at home to VPS.
Halberstadt 0-6 Union Berlin
Anthony Ujah fired a double for Union Berlin who walloped Halberstadt in the DFB Pokal.
Suleiman Abdullahi wasn’t listed for the game.
Salmrohr 0-6 Holstein Kiel
Holstein Kiel thrashed Salmrohr 6-0 with Emmanuel Iyoha coming came off the bench in the 77th minute for Kiel.
Rodinghausen 3-3 Paderborn (AP 3-5)
Paderborn went through 5-3 on penalties after they were by Rodinghausen 3-3.
Jamilu Collins was thrown into the fray in the 111st minute. The Besiktas target scored in the shootout.