Here’s a review of the performances of Nigerian players that were in action for the respective clubs in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.
Nosa Igiebor ended his scoring streak after hitting target in Maccabi Tel Aviv’s first two games in the Champions League but he will have other things to worry about, with the Yellows left with a mountain to climb after losing at Bloomfield.
The Super Eagles midfielder was in action for 90 minutes but could not save the Israeli champions from losing 2 – 1 to the Czech Republic team.[post_ad]
Ahmed Musa and his CSKA teammates will be disappointed with the 2 – 2 draw with Sparta Prague in Moscow.
The Muscovites number 18 worked 90 minutes in attack while ex Flying Eagles striker Kehinde Fatai was subbed out in the 57th minute. Fatai scored his first ever goal in the Champions League in the 15th minute to take the scoreline to 1 – 1.[post_ad]
FC Midtjylland shot themselves in the foot in their bid to qualify for the play – off round after their 2 – 1 loss to 2012 surprise package, APOEL Nicosia.
Paul Onuachu and Rilwan Hassan did not make the Danish champions 18 – man squad in the game held at the MCH Arena.
Ex Nigeria Under 20 international Abdul Ajagun was replaced in the 46th minute as Panathinaikos came from behind to beat Club Brugge 2 – 1 in Athens.
Finally at the STADE DE SUISSE Wankdorf Bern, defender Elderson Echiejile did not travel to Switzerland for Monaco’s clash with Young Boys. The French team won 3 – 1.