Odion Ighalo back on goal trail


Ighalo scored 33 goals in 82 appearances for Watford before joining Changchung Yatai

Former Watford FC and Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo returned to scoring ways after several games without a goal.

Ighalo scored in Changchun Yatai’s 2-1 victory over Beijing Guoan in a Chinese Super League match on Saturday.

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The former Watford goal poacher gave the home side the lead after 21 minutes before Xiaodong Fan made it 2-0 on 40 minutes. Jonathan Soriano halved the deficit for Beijing Guoan after scoring in the 76th minute to finish the game at 2-1 in favour of the home team.

Ighalo who had gone 7 games without a goal has now netted 3 goals in 13 games for Yatai.

The win catapulted Yatai to 9th position on the log with 16 points.

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