The UEFA Europa League made a welcome return on Thursday with some nail-biting games. Spartak Moscow beat Napoli 3-2 in a five-goal thriller, while Leicester City suffered a 1-0 defeat away to Legia Warszawa. We take a look at how Nigerian forwards fared on Match Day Two.
3. Paul Onuachu (Rating 5/10)
Paul Onuachu was on the pitch for 76 minutes in Genk's 3-0 home defeat against Dinamo Zagreb. The 28-year-old had a frustrating night and missed two big chances in the game.
2. Henry Onyekuru (Rating 7/10)
Henry Onyekuru was on the pitch for 64 minutes as Olympiakcos defeated Fenerbahce 3-0. Onyekuru had a 90% pass success rate and created some decent Goal Scoring Chances for his team.
1. Victor Osimhen (Rating 7/10)
Victor Osimhen was on the score sheet as Napoli fell to a narrow 3-2 defeat against Spartak Moscow. Osimhen started the game on the bench and came on at the start of the second half.
Super Eagles October International Break Call Up List
Osimhen and Onuachu were both named in Gernot Rohr's 23 man list for Nigeria's double header against Central Africa Republic in World Cup qualifiers which will be played on October 7th and 10th, but Onyekuru was left out of the list.
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