Super Eagles star, Kayode Olarenwaju has finally hit the ground running in the Spanish La Liga and he has been included in the La Liga team of the week alongside Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi.
Kayode’s inclusion in the list comes on the heels of his impressive performance for newly promoted Girona who beat Deportivo La Coruna 2-1 away in the league on Monday night.
Kayode who last season finished as the top scorer in the Austrian Bundesliga played for 90 minutes.
He won a penalty and he provided the assist for Girona’s second goal scored by Christian Portu in the 71st minute.
Aday had given Girona the lead on 25 minutes before his goal was cancelled out by Lucas Perez, who is on loan from Arsenal.
Kayode also shares the third highest score – 8.3 – with Messi, who is also his strike partner in whoscored’s 4-4-2 formation. Valencia’s Goncales Guedes is scored a perfect 10.
The win moved Girona to 15th on nine points in the LaLiga table.
Whoscored.com’s LaLiga Team of the Week:
Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid)
Mario Gaspar (Villareal)
Raphane Varane (Real Madrid)
Jeison Murillo (Valencia)
Lucas Digne (Barcelona)
Faycal Fajr (Getafe)
Geofrey Kondogbia (Valencia)
Samu Castillejo (Villareal)
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia)
Lionel Messi (Barcelona)
Olanrewaju Kayode (Girona)