African Stars Watch – As It Happened – 6 May 2017

African Stars Watch – As It Happened – 6 May 2017
Jordan Ayew

by Graeme Jackson

Saturday May 06, 2017. 22:09

Welcome to for our LIVE African Stars Watch of players in action on the European continent on Saturday, 6 May 2017.

Live Commentary:
All times CAT

22h00 - Cameroonian Georges Mandjeck's Metz played 74 minutes as his side Metz defeated Lille 2-0.

21h50 - Ivorian Victorien Angban and his Granada teammates are still trailing 4-0 against Madrid with 50 minutes played.

21h40 - Cameroonian Georges Mandjeck's Metz are now leading 2-0 against Lille with 85 minutes played.

21h30 - Flag up against Moroccan Mehdi Benatia of Juventus. It remains Juventus 0-0 Torino with 44 minutes played.

21h20 - Nigerian Uche Agbo's Granada are now losing 4-0 against Madrid with 40 minutes played.

21h10 - Granada are forced to make an unplanned substitution as Malian Aly Malle suffers an injury and Nigerian Uche Agbo comes on. It's 2-0 to Madrid with 25 minutes played.

21h00 - Ghanaian Kwadwo Asamoah is in action for Juventus against his countryman Afriyie Acquah's Torino in the Italian Serie A match with 15 minutes played and it's still 0-0.

20h50 - Granada, who have Ivorian Victorien Angban, Malian Aly Malle and Cameroonian Martin Hongla, are losing 1-0 to Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga match with 10 minutes played.

20h40 - GOAL! Cameroonian Georges Mandjeck makes it 1-0 to Metz against Lille in the French Ligue 1 match with 37 minutes played.

20h30 - Ghanaian Jordan Ayew played the entire match as his side defeated Everton 1-0.

20h20 - DR Congolese Cedric Bakambu has been substituted in the 83rd minute with his side Villarreal trailing 4-1 against Barcelona.

20h10 - Guinean Naby Keita
has been substituted in the 76th minute with his side Leipzig leading 2-0 against Hertha Berlin.

20h00 - Ghanaian Jordan Ayew wasted a promising chance as he unleashed a first-time shot from mid-range which hit the right post. But his side Swansea are still leading 1-0 against Everton with 75 minutes played.

19h50 - Algerian Faouzi Ghoulam played the entire game as his side Napoli beat Cagliari 3-1.

19h40 - Ivorian Salomon Kalou is back on the pitch and his side Hertha Berlin are still trailing 1-0 against Guinean Naby Keita's RB Leipzig.

19h30 - Algerian Faouzi Ghoulam is still on the pitch for Napoli, who are now leading 2-0 against Cagliari with 70 minutes played.

19h20 - GOAL! DR Congolese Cedric Bakambu rolls the ball into the bottom right corner to make it 1-1 for Villarreal against Barcelona in the 32nd minute.

19h10 - ASSIST! Ghanaian Jordan Ayew grabs an assist as Swansea break the deadlock against Senegalese Idrissa Gueye's Everton with 30 minutes played.

19h00 - In the ongoing games in Spain, Germany and England, Barcelona lead Cedric Bakambu's Villarreal 1-0, Naby Keita's RB Leipzig lead 1-0 at Salomon Kalou's Hertha Berlin and Jordan Ayew's Swansea are drawing 0-0 with Idrissa Gueye's Everton.

18h50 - Half time in Italy, where Faouzi Ghoulam's assist sees Napoli 1-0 up against Cagliari, and it's full time in France, where Mehdi Mostefa's Bastia were handed a 5-0 thrashing by PSG.

18h45 - It's now 4-0 to PSG against Bastia in France, while the match in Germany sees Naby Keita's RP Leipzig 1-0 up against Hertha Berlin.

18h35 - Mehdi Mostefa's Bastia have conceded another goal and gone 3-0 down away to PSG in Ligue 1.

18h25 - In five minutes we'll have another La Liga match, with Cedric Bakambu starting for Villarreal away to mighty Barcelona.

18h20 - In 10 minutes it will be kick off in the final Bundesliga match of the day, which sees Salomon Kalou start for Hertha Berlin at home to RB Leipzig, who feature Naby Keita in their XI.

18h15 - The final Premier League match of the day sees Swansea host Everton, with kick-off in 15 minutes. Jordan Ayew starts for the hosts, while the visitors have Idrissa Gueye in their XI.

18h10 - Full time in Spain's La Liga, where Thomas Partey's Atletico Madrid defeated Eibar 1-0 thanks to Saul Niguez's second-half goal.

18h05 - An early goal for Napoli as Dries Mertens scores from Faouzi Ghoulam's assist to make it 1-0 against Cagliari.

18h00 - Kicking off at this hour we have the first Serie A match of the day, which sees Faouzi Ghoulam (starting XI) and Amadou Diawara (bench) feature for Napoli at home to Cagliari.

17h55 - Full time in the Premier League matches, here are the final scores: Burnley 2-2 West Bromwich Albion, Hull City 0-2 Sunderland, Leicester City 3-0 Watford and Bournemouth 2-2 Stoke City.

17h50 - Half time in France's Ligue 1, where Serge Aurier's Paris Saint-Germain lead Bastia 2-0. Sunderland have doubled their lead away to Oumar Niasse's Hull City, while Riyad Mahrez's Leicester City have made it 3-0 against Watford.

17h45 - Thomas Partey's Atletico Madrid have gone 1-0 up at home to Eibar in La Liga, while Max Gradel's Bournemouth have drawn level at 2-2 home to Stoke City.

17h40 - Mehdi Mostefa's Bastia have gone 2-0 down away to PSG in Ligue 1, while Allan Nyom's West Bromwich Albion have gone 2-1 up away to Burnley in the Premier League.

17h35 - Mame Biram Diouf has scored to put Stoke City back in front at Bournemouth, it's now 2-1 to the Potters. Max Gradel is also on as a substitute in that game.

17h30 - A hammer blow to Oumar Niasse's Hull City, as they have gone 1-0 down at home to Sunderland.

17h25 - Bournemouth are back on level terms at 1-1 with Mame Biram Diouf's Stoke City and Ibrahima Traore made a substitute appearance and provided an assist for Borussia Monchengladbach as they salvaged a 1-1 draw at home to Augsburg. Here are the other full time scores in the Bundesliga: Dortmund 2-1 Hoffenheim, Bayern Munich 1-0 Darmstadt, Eintracht Frankfurt 0-2 Wolfsburg and Ingolstadt 1-1 Bayer Leverkusen.

17h20 - It's now 2-0 to Leicester City over Watford, with Riyad Mahrez doubling the Foxes' lead in their Premier League clash.

17h15 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored for Borussia Dortmund to make it 2-0 at home to Hoffenheim.

17h10 - Buy Bayer Leverkusen have hit back to make it 1-1 against Matip and Tisserand's Ingolstadt.

17h05 - Marvin Matip and Marcel Tisserand's Ingolstadt have claimed a 1-0 lead at home to Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.

16h55 - Victor Osimhen's Wolfsburg now lead 2-0 in the Bundesliga, while it's five minutes to the first Ligue 1 match of the day, which sees Serge Aurier on the bench for Paris Saint-Germain at home to Bastia, who feature Abdelhamid El Kaoutari, Abdoulaye Keita, Mehdi Mostefa, Lassana Coulibaly and Prince Oniangue in their XI.

16h50 - Half time in the Premier League, here are the scores so far: Bournemouth 0-1 Stoke City, Hull City 0-0 Sunderland, Leicester City 1-0 Watford and Burnley 0-0 West Bromwich Albion.

16h45 - Ibrahim Traore's Borussia Monchengladbach have gone 1-0 down at home to Augsburg.

16h40 - Victor Osimhen's Wolfsburg have claimed a 1-0 lead away to Eintracht Frankfurt, while Wilfred Ndidi has scored to put Leicester City 1-0 up against Watford.

16h35 - We now have our first goal in the Premier League, with Mame Biram Diouf's Stoke City have taken a 1-0 lead away to Bournemouth.

16h30 - Up to the half hour in the Premier League matches and we have yet to see a goal - though Riyad Mahrez's Leicester City have hit the woodwork in their match against Watford.

16h20 - Half time in the Bundesliga matches, just two goals to report: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's Dortmund lead 1-0 at home to Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich lead Wilson Kamavuaka's Darmstadt 1-0.

16h05 - In Spain, the second La Liga game of the day kicks off in 10 minutes and sees Thomas Partey start for Atletico Madrid at home to Eibar.

15h55 - Wrapping up Premier League team news: Leicester City hosting Watford sees Riyad Mahrez, Wilfred Ndidi and Yohan Benalouane start for the former (as well as Ahmed Musa, Daniel Amartey and Islam Slimani on the bench), while the latter have Nordin Amrabat in their XI and Isaac Success in reserve.

15h50 - News from Germany, where Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed a penalty, so Dortmund remain just 1-0 up against Hoffenheim. More African starters for the Premier League matches in 10 minutes: Alfred N’Diaye, Oumar Niasse and Ahmed Elmohamady start for Hull City (who also have Dieumeric Mbokani in reserve) at home to Sunderland, who have Victor Anichebe, Lamine Kone and Didier Ndong in their XI (as well as Wahbi Khazri and Papy Djilobodji on the bench).

15h45 - We're 15 minutes from the afternoon matches in the Premier League, and here's team news regarding African players: Mame Biram Diouf starts for Stoke City away to Bournemouth (with Ramadan Sobhi and Max Gradel on the respective benches); and Allan Nyom is on the bench for West Bromwich Albion in their trip to Burnley.

15h40 - In addition to the below starters in the Bundesliga, we also have Ibrahim Traore on the bench for Borussia Monchengladbach at home to Augsburg; and Victor Osimhen on the bench for Wolfsburg at Eintracht Frankfurt. Aubameyang's Dortmund lead 1-0 in their game thanks to an early goal from Marco Reus.

15h35 - We're five minutes into the afternoon Bundesliga matches in Germany, where  Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leads the line for Borussia Dortmund at home to Hoffenheim; Wilson Kamavuaka starts for Darmstadt in their trip to Bayern Munich; and Marvin Matip and Marcel Tisserand start for Ingolstadt at home to Bayer Leverkusen.

15h30 - We've just wrapped up the first Premier League match of the day, where Yaya Toure’s Manchester City romped to a 5-0 win over Wilfried Zaha’s Crystal Palace.

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