Football Live takes a look at how Nigerian players fared with their European clubs on Wednesday, March 3 respectively.
Goals from Olivier Giroud, Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek helped Chelsea to a 3-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion. Defender Leon Balogun wasn’t part of the matchday squad for the Seagulls.
At the San Mames Barria, Super Eagles winger Moses Simon was the 80th-minute entrant for Ruben Vezo as 10-man Levante fell 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao.
Midfielder Anderson Esiti was benched for the full duration by KAA Gent in the home team’s 2-1 defeat to Standard Liege. Sporting Charleroi missed the presence of Victor Osimhen in their 2-1 loss at home to Oostende.
HJK central defender Faith Friday Obilor marshalled the back four in the 2-1 victory over FC Inter. Left-back Taiye Taiwo was impressive in ROPS’ 2-2 draw at KUPS. He lasted the full throttle at the Savon Sanomat Areena.
Brian Idowu couldn’t climb off the bench in a thrilling Russian Cup game between Lokomotiv Moscow and Rostov. The entertaining match ended 2-2.
Big striker Ebere Paul Onuachu registered a brace as FC Midtjylland walloped OB 4-0.
Substitute Lanre Kehinde was on song for Denizlispor as they played out a 3-3 draw with Altay.
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