Nigerian players in Europe: Saturday Roundup – Simy gets his first win in Serie A
Simy Nwankwo gets his first win of the season as his team won convincingly at home.
Here is how Nigerian players in Europe fared on Saturday:
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Semi Ajayi played the whole math for West Brom as they fell to a late defeat away from home. Ajayi and his teammates need to improve if they harbor hopes of avoiding relegation this season.
Rating – 5/10
Newcastle Utd 2 – 1 West Brom
Alex Iwobi played further upfield in yesterday’s league match, starting on the right of a 3-man attack.
The Nigerian winger was decent for his side completing 4 take-ons as they got an important win at home against Chelsea to move closer to European spots
Rating – 6/10
Everton 1 – 0 Chelsea
Taiwo Awoniyi was in action for Union Berlin as they battled out a fierce draw against top table Bayern Munich.
Although he wasn’t on the scoresheet, such result would inspire his team’s confidence as they remain outsiders for European spots.
Rating – 5/10
Union Berlin 1 – 1 Bayern Munich
Simy Nwankwo and his teammates got their first win in the league this season and it wasn’t enough to take them off bottom-place.
Simy was impressive for his team, putting in the work for his team and finishing the match with 4 completed dribbles and 4 aerial duels won.
Rating – 7/10
Crotone 4 – 1 Spezia