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Super Eagles star shines in his team 2-0 home league victory

Super Eagles of Nigeria midfielder, Brian Idowu was in action today for Khimki in their 11th game of the Russian premier league against FK Akhmat at the Arena Khimki.

The Nigerian star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club in their previous game and he was able to impress.

Brian Idowu was incredible in the game as he played significant roles in their crucial win despite been used out of position at the 5-man defence line.

He was very solid at the back using his defensive skills as a blocking midfielder which as such earned his team a vital clean sheet that keeps them going in the competition.

The host in the 12th minute opened the scoring sheet with a goal from Ilya Kukharchuk to make it one nil which was the only goal that separated the two sides going into the half time break.

In the second half of the game, the tempo got more intensed as they both put up some physical, tactical and technical displays but none was able to found the back of the net until the 90th minute when Alexander Dolgov was able to double the lead for the host to make it two goals to nil.

After every other attempts from both sides to add more to the tally of the game, all were not successful as it ended two goals to nil at full time.

The win for Khimki has now taken them to the 13th spot on the table with 11 points in 11 games played and as such be hoping to keep the winning streaks going in their next fixture, so as to continue their pursuit in the competition.


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