Euro Watch: Odey opens FC Zurich goal account, Iwobi and Echiejile benched

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As Sunday’s European football action has come and gone, we bring you a Comprehensive performance of Nigerians for their various Clubsides.

SWITZERLAND
Former MFM FC of Lagos striker scored for FC Zuerich in the 24th minute but still lost 1-2 to Luzern.

Lively Odey was on for 90 minutes.

ENGLAND
English born striker of Nigerian decent DOMINIC SOLANKE started in Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at home to Everton in the Merseyside derby.

Solanke was eventually replaced by Danny Ings in the 82nd minute.

Meanwhile, Everton Striker Lookman, was an unused substitute.

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was an unused substitute for Arsenal, who scored a late goal to play out a 1-1 at Southampton.

FRANCE
Coach Claudio Ranieiri, did not include Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem in the Nantes squad that lost 1-2 at home to Nice.

ITALY
No off the bench heroics from striker Orji Nwankwo, as AC Milan beat his Bologna side 2-1 at the San Siro.

Okonkwo came on in the 72nd minute for Rodrigo Palacio.

RUSSIA
Striker Sylvester Igboun was on for the full match duration for FC Ufa but toiled in vain in their 0-1 loss away to FC Rostov.

Igboun was booked in the 90th minute.

His Nigerian teammate Fatai Kehinde, was brought on as a 62nd second half substitute.

More misery continued for another Nigerian defender in the shape of left back Brian Idowu, whose Amkar Per team were beaten 1-3 by visiting FC Krasnodar.

Striker Aaron Samuel watched from the bench, as Spartak Moscow defeated his
team CSKA Moscow 3-0 in the Moscow derby.

BELGIUM
Striker Dennis Bonaventure came on for Club Brugge in the 73rd minute of
the second half, to help see through a 3-1 win over Lokeren.

Defender Kingsley Madu continues to endure a quiet spell on the bench of
Zulte-Waregem, who drew 1-1 against St.Truiden.

AUSTRIA
Forward Alhassan Ibrahim started in Altach’s 1-0 win over his Austria Wien side, before being subbed off in the 73rd minute .

TURKEY
Left back Elderson Echiejile observed proceedings from the bench, in
Sivasspor 1-0 win over Istanbul Basaksehir.

Midfielder Raheem Lawal was subbed off in the 79th minute for Osmanlispor FK who converted three penalties successfuly to win 3-0 against Alanyaspor.

His Nigerian teammate Aminu Umar was an unused substitute.

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