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Super Eagles star nets to inspires his team to a remarkable 3-1 comeback league win

Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler, Chidera Ejuke was in action for his team CSKA Moscow against Viktor Goncharenko led FC Krasnodar team at the VEB Arena, in their 29th league game of the season.

The Super Eagles prolific winger has been phenomenal for the Russia premier league giant this season having been a key figure in the squad paraded by the host of the day.

He was yet again given a role in the starting XI following his outstanding performance for the club, as he retained his spot alongside Alan Dzagoev and Konstantin Kuchaev upfront to help Fedor Chalov as the main hit man.

The Nigerian prolific and versatile winger was able to impress as he scored the equalising goal for the host in the four goals thriller, to inspired them to the deserved victory.

The visitor opened the scoring sheet in the 26th minutes with a goal from Viktor Claesson to make it one nil, before Chidera Ejuke levelled for the host in the 32nd minutes just before half time to make it 1-1.

In the second half of the game, Fedor Chalov put the host ahead in the 56th minutes to make it two goals to one, before Mario Fernandes extended the lead for the host in the 69th minutes to make it three goals to one.

With several efforts put up together from both ends to add more to the tally of the game, all were not successful as the it ended three goals to one at full time.

The remarkable comeback win for CSKA Moscow means they now sit at the 6th spot on the table with 50 points in 29 games played, and as such be hoping to keep their winning streaks going with few games left to the end of the season having been separated with just 3 points from 2nd place Lokomotiv Moscow with 53 points, in the same number of games played.

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