CSL: Ighalo returns with a bang for Changchun Yatai

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After a compulsory World Cup break, action resumed in the Chinese Super League with match day 12.

 

Nigeria Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo was the star attraction in his club, Changchun Yatai 1-2 away win against Chongqing Lifan.

 

The dominations of host Lifan paid early in the game as Seba finished off a fine assist from Peng.

 

After the goal, Yatai took over the game with Ighalo serving as a constant threat to Lifan defenders.

 

Former Watford forward leveled the game in the 20th minute following a defensive laxity from Lifan defenders to end the half at 1-1.

 

The second half resumed with Yatai showing more determination to grab the winning goal.

 

Lifan finally succumbed to Yatai’s pressure in the 54th minute as defender Yongzhe Cui scored an own goal to give Yatai 2-1 lead.

 

Despite all the pressure Yatai stood firmly and claimed vital away win.

 

The victory moved Yatai to 12th position with 12 points from 12 matches.

 

The striker who has just joined the team after representing Nigeria at the World Cup in Russia has now scored 8 goals this for Changchun Yatai.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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