The matches played in the Europa league on the 16th September ,2021 were filled with action and goals as teams struggled to book a spot in the elimination round of the competition .
The home side played the traditional 4-4-2 formation while Genk went with a 4-3-3 team strategy ..With Paul Onuachu playing in the centre of attack along side Junya Ito and Theo Bongoda .
The match maintained a high intensity with a total of seven yellow cards shown to both teams . Five for Rapid Wien and Two for Genk .Ball possession was 43 to 57 percent in favour of the Away team .
The deadlock was broken in 92nd minute of the game when Nigerian pointman Paul Onuachu got unto sublime pass from team mate Junya Ito to score the only goal of the encounter and secure all three points for Genk .
With this victory ,Genk are now second in the group behind westham but with slight goal difference. This gives them a good start and puts them at a fine position going into the other group games .
Content created and supplied by: Torilevel (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More