Saturday Mar 11, 2017. 21:18
Thank you for joining us on AfricanFootball.com for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch coverage of players in action on the European continent on Saturday, 11 March 2017.
We end tonight's African Stars Watch with news of full time scores from Spain, Germany and the FA Cup: Zouhair Feddal's
sending off didn'r stop Alaves winning 2-1 at Carlos Kameni's
Malaga, Marvin Matip's
Ingolstand were held 2-2 by Koln and Arsenal romped to a 5-0 win over Lincolnd City.
Team news for two matches kicking off at 21h45 in Spain and Italy: Uche Agbo
and Mubarak Wakaso
start for Granada at home to Atletico Madrid, who have Thomas Partey
in their XI, while Isaac Cofie
starts for Genoa at home to Sampdoria.
21h15 - Steeve Mounie
has the first goal for an African player in the evening Ligue 1 matches, putting Montpellier 1-0 up against Nantes.
From hero to villain for Zouhair Feddal
- he has been sent off for Alaves in their match at Malaga, which is now locked at 1-1.
21h00 - Marvin Matip's
Ingolstadt back on level terms again, this time it's 2-2 against Koln. In England, Arsenal have used all three of their subs, so sadly we won't see Alex Iwobi
Getting a run out in their FA Cup game against Lincoln.
20h55 - Marvin Matip's
Ingolstadt have gone behind again in their Bundesliga clash at home to Koln, they now trail 2-1, while an own goal in the FA Cup sees Arsenal 3-0 up against Lincoln.
Good news for Alex Iwobi's
Arsenal, with Olivier Giroud doubling their lead in the FA Cup quarterfinal against Lincoln.
Our final Ligue 1 match kicking off in 15 minutes sees Giovanni Sio, Ramy Bensebaini
and Ndombe Mubele
start for Rennes at home to Dijon, who have Julio Tavares, Mehdi Abeid, Fouad Chafik
and Oussama Haddadi
in their XI.
The third of four Ligue 1 matches coming up sees Ryad Boudebouz, Keagan Dolly, Steeve Mounie
and Stephane Sessegnon
start for Montpellier at home to Nantes, who have Koffi Djidji, Yacine Bammou
and Prejuce Nakoulma
in their XI.
More Ligue 1 team news: Guingamp v Bastia sees Jordan Ikoko
start for the former, while the latter have Abdelhamid El Kaoutari, Mehdi Mostefa
and Prince Oniangue
in their line-up.
Half time in La Liga, where Zouhair Feddal
has scored past Carlos Kameni
to see Alaves 1-0 up at Malaga. In Germany, Marvin Matip's
Ingolstadt have levelled the game at home to Koln at 1-1. Arsenal go into half time in the FA Cup 1-0 up against Lincoln thanks to a late goal from Theo Walcott.
Our first piece of team news from the Ligue matches kicking off at 21h00: Modou Diagne
and Issiar Dia
start for Nancy at home to Lille, who feature Yassine Benzia
and Vincent Enyeama
in their XI.
20h10 - Alex Iwobi's
Arsenal still being held 0-0 in their FA Cup clash at home to Lincoln City, we're now nearing the end of the first half.
We're an hour away from kick-off in four Ligue 1 matches in France, where there is sure to be plenty of African interest. We'll bring you team news as it comes in from abroad.
Koln have the lead against Marvin Matip's
Ingolstadt in the Bundesliga, with Anthony Modeste putting them ahead.
We're 10 minutes into the final Bundesliga match of the day, where it's 0-0 between Ingolstadt and Koln. Marvin Matip
and Marcel Tisserand
have started for the former.
19h30 - Alex Iwobi
starts on the bench for Arsenal in the FA Cup. The Gunners will be desperate to bounce back to winning ways against the minnows, Lincoln City. Elneny
misses out due to injury.
Moutinho has doubled Monaco's lead as they now aim to pull clear of their opponents.
19h20 - Kameni
starts in goal for Malaga in the Spanish La Liga with Moroccan defender Feddal
involved from the onset for minnows Alaves.
19h10 - Mbappe
has continued his scoring form for Monaco; latching onto a ball from Falcao to give the league leaders the lead in the Principality.
Full-Time scores in the German Bundesliga: Bayern Munich 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt; Darmstadt 2-1 Mainz; Hertha Berlin 2-1 Borussia Dortmund ; RP Leipzig 0-1 Wolfsburg; Freiburg 1-1 Hoffenheim
RECAP: Kalou and Aubameyang
on target for their respective club sides.
Full-Time scores in the English Premier League: Bournemouth 3-2 West Ham United ; Everton 3-0 West Brom; Hull City 2-1 Swansea City
with an assist for Bournemouth, Feghouli
with an assist for West Ham and Andre Ayew
with a goal - Niasse
with a memorable brace for the Tigers.
Unbelievable scenes as Bournemouth snatch a late win over the Hammers. King with a hat-trick for the Cherries. Over in Hull, Niasse
scored a brace as the Tigers beat the Swans.
18h40 - Andre Ayew
has pulled West Ham United level at Bournemouth. 2-2 as we head into the final few minutes of regulation time at the Vitality Stadium.
18h25 - EARLIER: Kelechi Iheanacho and Yaya Toure
were involved as Manchester City defeated Middlesbrough 2-0 to book their place in the next round of the FA Cup.
18h20 - Niasse
has risen off the bench to great effect for the Tigers as he gives them the lead! Over in Bournemouth, Afobe
set up King as the Cherries take the lead at the Vitality.
18h15 - Moroccan attacked El Zhar
involved from the onset for Spanish La Liga minnows Leganes, who are away to Sevilla.
Half-Time scores in the English Premier League: Bournemouth 1-1 West Ham United (Afobe missed a penalty
); Everton 2-0 West Brom; Hull City 0-0 Swansea City
Half-Time scores in the German Bundesliga: Bayern Munich 2-0 Eintracht Frankfurt; Darmstadt 2-1 Mainz; Hertha Berlin 1-0 Borussia Dortmund (Kalou on target
); RP Leipzig 0-1 Wolfsburg; Freiburg 0-0 Hoffenheim
17h45 - Kamano and Sankhare
start for Bordeaux in the French Ligue 1 - they are away to top of the table Monaco who boast Morocco international Dirar among their substitutes.
17h30 - Kalou
on target for Hertha Berlin who lead Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's
Borussia Dortmund 1-0 at half-time.
- Morocco linked Spanish international - hit the back of the net as Valencia were held to a 1-1 draw by Gijon in the Spanish La Liga.
17h15 - Feghouli
with an assist as West Ham United take the lead at the Cherries. Bournemouth had missed a penalty before the Hammers hit the front.
Also plenty of German Bundesliga action currently on-going with Bayern Munich setting the pace once more.
17h05 - Gana Gueye
not involved from the onset for Everton with the Senegalese named among the substitutes. Allan Nyom
, though, in the starting 11 for West Brom. N'Diaye
starts for Hull City who also have Niasse and Elmohamady
on the bench - Jordan Ayew
among the substitutes for Swansea.
Premier League and FA Cup action in England this evening; Sofiane Feghouli and Cheikhou Kouyaté
start for West Ham United with Andre Ayew
named among the substitutes. The Hammers are away to Bournemouth who boast Max Gradel
on the bench.