African Stars Watch – AS IT HAPPENED – 15 April 2017

African Stars Watch – AS IT HAPPENED – 15 April 2017
Jean Seri

by Staff Reporter

Saturday Apr 15, 2017. 21:51

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, 15 April 2017.

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22:00 - We end our live coverage with news of the full time scores for the 20:00 kick-offs in France's Ligue 1: Guingamp 2-1 Toulouse, Metz 2-2 Caen, Montpellier 2-0 Lorient and Rennes 2-0 Lille.

21:50 Half time in the final Ligue 1 match of the evening, which sees Nabil Dirar's Monaco trailing 1-0 at home to Dijon.

21:45 Caen have hit back against Metz again, with Jordan Adeoti's side making it 2-2 in the dying minutes.

21:40 Metz are back in front against Caen, with Cheick Diabate making it 2-1 to the hosts.

21:35 Caen have drawn level with Ismaila Sarr's Metz at 1-1, while it's half time in Serie A, where Kalidou Koulibaly's Napoli are drawing 0-0 at home with Udinese.

21:25 Metz have broke the deadlock against Caen, with Senegal's Ismaila Sarr scoring the goal to put his side 1-0 up.

21:20 It's now 2-0 to Jordan Ikoko's Guingamp against Toulouse in the French top flight, with Alex Mendy scoring the second goal.

21:10 Jordan Ikoko's Guingamp have taken a 1-0 lead at home to Toulouse in Ligue 1.

21:00 Fifteen minutes into the final Serie A game of the day, where Kalidou Koulibaly's Napoli are being held 0-0 by Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu's Udinese.

20:50 Half time in France, no further scorers to mention. Here are the results as they stand: Guingamp 0-0 Toulouse, Metz 0-0 Caen, Rennes 2-0 Lille and Montpellier 2-0 Lorient.

20:45 Team news from the final Ligue 1 game of the day, which kicks off at 21:00 - Nabil Dirar starts for Monaco at home to Dijon, who have Julio Tavares, Fouad Chafik and Arnold Bouka Moutou in their line-up.

20:35 Steve Mounie has provided an assist for Isaac Mbenza to make it 2-0 for Montpellier against Lorient, while Giovanni Sio has scored to put Rennes 2-0 up against Lille.

20:30 Kicking off in 15 minutes is the final Serie A game of the day, which sees Kalidou Koulibaly and Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu start for Napoli and Udinese respectively.

20:25 Full time in the Premier League, where Yaya Toure's Manchester City eased to a 3-0 win at Southampton, while Thomas Partey's Atletico Madrid won by the same score at home to Osasuna in Spain.

20:15 And Ryad Boudebouz has put Montpellier 1-0 up against Lorient.

20:10 The first goal in the Ligue 1 games has come from Ndombe Mubele to put Rennes 1-0 up against Lille, while Yaya Toure's Man City have run away with their match against Southampton, they are now 3-0 up with less than 10 minutes of regulation time left.

20:00 Sofiane Boufal has appeared as a substitute for Southampton, who are fighting to recover a 1-0 deficit at home to Man City.

19:55  Ghana's Alfred Duncan appeared as a substitute for Sassuolo as they defeated Sampdoria 2-1 at home in the penultimate Serie A match of the day.

19:50 Thomas Partey's Atletico Madrid have gone 3-0 up against Osasuna, while Yaya Toure's Man City lead 1-0 at Southampton thanks to a goal from Vincent Kompany.

19:40 More Ligue 1 line-ups featuring African starters: Giovanni Sio, Mexer and Ndombe Mubele start for Rennes at home to Lille, who have Vincent Enyeama keeping goal.

19:35 Team news continues to come in from Ligue 1: Ryad Boudebouz, Steve Mounie and Stephane Sessegnon start for Montpellier at home to Lorient, who feature Majeed Waris and Benjamin Moukandjo in their XI. In Spain, Thomas Partey's Atletico had gone 2-0 up against Osasuna.

19:25 More team news ahead of the 20:00 Ligue 1 matches: Cheick Diabate, Chieck Doukoure, Georges Mandjeck and Opa Nguette start for Metz at home to Caen, who have Jordan Adeoti in their XI.

19:20 Half time in the Premier League, goalless between Southampton and Toure's Man City, while it's also the interval in Spain and Partey's Atletico remain 1-0 up against Osasuna.

19:15 Early team news filtering through for the 20:00 Ligue 1 matches in France: Mustapha Diallo, Jordan Ikoko and Baissama Sankoh start fir Guingamp at home to Toulouse, who feature Steeve Yago in their XI.

19:05 Goal for Thomas Partey's Atletico - Yannick Carasco has scored to put them 1-0 up at home to Osasuna.

18:55 Full time in the opening Ligue 1 match of the day, where two goals from Jean-Michael Seri helped Nice to a 3-1 home win over Nancy.

18:50 Half time in Serie A, where Alfred Duncan's Sassuolo trail 1-0 at home to Sampdoria in the penultimate match of the day.

18:45 A quarter hour into the Premier League clash between Southampton and Yaya Toure's Manchester City, it's goalless at St Mary's Stadium.

18:30 As well as the final Premier League match of the day, we're also underway in a La Liga clash which sees Thomas Partey start for Atletico Madrid at home to Osasuna.

18:14 Nigerian star, Kelechi Iheanacho starts on the bench for City against Southampton. The match will start in the next 15 minutes.

18:07 We are back for the second stanza in the French ligue1 between Nancy and Nice. Seri's Nice are held at 1-1 against N'Dy Assembe's Nancy in the French Ligue1.

18:00 Cote d'IVoire's Toure Yaya starts for Manchester City against (Morocco) Sofiane Boufal's Southampton in the final match of the day in the EPL. The match will start at 18:30.

17:55 It is over in England between Gueye's Everton and Burnley, Everton win 3-1. Zaha's Palce draw 2-2 against Ndidi and Mahrez's Leicester. Ayew and Kouyate' West Ham are still, playing, 2-2. Ayew is taken off.

17:50 It is now 2-2 in the EPL match between Sunderland and West Ham. Anichebe's Black Cats have found an injury time equaliser. Half time in France between Nice and Nancy, 1-1.

17:45 Jean Seri's Nice have equalised against N'Dy Assembe's Nancy in the French Ligue1. It is almost half time in France.

17:40 Mahrez makes way for Demarai Gray as they have nine minutes plus injury time to play at Selhurst Park. 2-2. Dortmund have bagged a 3-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany.

17:30 Gueye's Everton makes it 3-1 over Burnley at Goodison Park. Ayew's West Ham still lead 2-1 over Sunderland. Guy N'Dy Assembe's Nancy bags a 1-0 lead over Nice in the French Ligue1.

17:27 Zaha's teammate, Benteke finds a brilliant goal to make it 2-2 against Leicester. It is game on at Selhurst Park. Terrific comeback by Palace.

17:22 No goals in France yet between Nancy and Nice. Cote d'Ivoire's Jean Seri starts for Nice in the French Ligue1 against Cameroonian goalkeeper, Guy N'Dy Assembe of Nancy.

17:17 Zaha's Palace pulls one back through Yohan Cabaye. 2-1 against Leicester. Aubameyang finds the back of the net as Dortmund are now 3-1 up against Frankfurt with four minutes to go.

17:10 Vardy makes it 2-0 for the EPL defending champions (Leicester), good run to beat his marker and beats the keeper. Zaha's Palace yet to score.

17:05 We are back foir the second stanza in the English Premier League..Ayew and Kouyate's West Ham up against relegation-threatened Sunderland. The Hammers have made it 2-1. Leicester City features Mahrez and Ndid against Zaha's Palace.

16:55 It's full time in the Italian Serie A where Salah's Roma draw 1-1 against Atalanta. 24 minutes remaining in Germany between Aubameyang's Dortmund and Frankfurt.

16:50 It is now half time between Mahrez and Ndidi's Leicester as they lead Zaha's Palace 1-0. Ayew and Kouyate's West Ham are tied at 1-1 against Sunderland.

16:45 EPL matches are coming to a close (half time) and the scores remain unchanged. West Ham 1-1 Sunderland. Leicester 1-0 Palace. Salah's Roma still 1-1 with five minutes to full time whilst Akpe's Chievo are set to lose, 3-0 down to Cagliari.

16:40 Ayew misses a wonderful opportunity to complete his brace against Sunderland.1-1 so far. Zaha also miskicks his shot on the far posts to make it 1-1 for Palace against Leicester. Dortmund still leading 2-1 against Frankfurt whilst Roma remains locked at 1-1 against Atalanta.

16:37 Cote d'Ivoire's Jean Seri starts for Nice in the French Ligue1 against Cameroonian goalkeeper, Guy N'Dy Assembe of Nancy.

16:30 Anichebe's Sunderland have scored an equaliser against Ayew and Kouyate's West Ham. 1-1. Tunisian international, Wahbi Khazri has scored.

16:25 No changes in scores in the EPL: West Ham 1-0 Sunderland. Leicester 1-0 Palace. Akpe's Chievo are yet to break the duck, 3-0 in favour of Cagliari.

16:20 Half time in Germany, Aubameyang and his teammates are enjoying a 2-1 lead against Frankfurt. The same cannot be said for Salah as they have found an equaliser gainst Atalanta through Dzeko. Salah is taken off the field.

16:15 Mahrez and Ndidi's Leicester have grabbed an early lead against Zaha's Palace through Robert Huth's header. 1-0 after 15 minutes. We are back for the second half in Italy between Akpe's Chievo and Cagliari. 3-0 to Cagliari.

16:10 Sokratis makes it 2-1 for Dortmund against Frankfurt and Ghanaian international Andrew Ayew makes it 1-0 for West Ham against Sunderland.

16:03 Frankfurt finds an equaliser against Aubameyang's Dortmund, 1-1. Salah's Roma yet to equalise and half time score is 1-0 to Atalanta.

15:58 It is half time in Italy, Akpe's Chievo still looking for an opening goal against Cagliari, 3-0 at the interval. Aubameyang still leading 1-0 with Dortmund teammates against Frankfurt with 20 minutes to go to half time. Salah's Roma also looking for an equaliser against Atalanta. 1-0 at half time.

15:50 Senegal's Cheickhou Kouyate starts for West Ham as they face Nigeria's Victor Anichebe of Sunderland. The Black Cats are out to fight for survival against the Hammers, the match comes up at 16:00.

15:45 Senegal's Idrissa Gueye gets a place to start for Everton in England facing Burnley. Their encounter also starts at 16:00. It is raining goals in Italy, Cagliari leading 3-0 against Akpe's Chievo.

15:40 We are getting closer to kick-off in another EPL game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City. Cote d'Ivoire's Wilfred Zaha starts for Palace. Nigeria's Wilfred Ndidi and Algeria's Riyad Mahrez also start on the opposite side for City. Match starts at 16:00.

15:35 Salah's AS Roma are still searching for a goal against Atalanta in Italy. 1-0. Aubameyang's Dortmund finds a leading goal against Frankfurt through Marco Reus.

15:30 Aubameyang's Dortmund are now 1-0 down against Frankfurt. It's only 24 minutes into the first half.

15:25 Tottenham ran riot against Bournemouth bagging the full three points. It is 4-0 at Full Time.

15:20 Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is in action for Borussia Dortmund against Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga. The match starts at 15:30.

15:15 Togolese international forward Serge Kagpe is benched for Chievo as they meet Cagliari in Italy. 1-0 to Cagliari after 12 minutes.

15:10 Wanyama makes his way into the field replacing Kane. The Kenyan will hope to add his name on the scoresheet.3-0 so far.

Cote d'Ivoire's Salomon Kalou makes his appearance for Hertha Berlin in the German Bundesliga as they face FSV Mainz 05. The match gets underway at 15:30.

We are underway in Italy between Roma and Atalanta, Salah is the African set to shine for the hosts, AS Roma.

15:00 Victor Wanyama's Lily Whites are still leading Bournemouth 3-0 courtesy of goals from Harry Kane, Moussa Dembele and Song Heung-Min...Under 20 minutes remaining in the EPL clash.



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