African Stars Watch - AS IT HAPPENED - 04 November 2018

African Stars Watch - AS IT HAPPENED - 04 November 2018
Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez

by Staff Reporter

Sunday Nov 04, 2018. 20:14

Welcome to for what was our LIVE African Stars Watch coverage of players from the African continent in action across Europe's top leagues on Sunday, 04 November 2018.

As It Happened Commentary (press F5 to refresh) All times CAT:

20h00 - Wilfried Zaha's Crystal Palace fall to a 3-1 defeat away to Chelsea in the English Premier League. Ghanian duo Jordan Ayew and Jefferey Schlupp came off the bench in the second-half for the Eagles, but failed to make any real impact. Victory for the Blues extends their unbeaten start to the season.

19h45 - Cameroon's Stephane Bahoken has found the back of the net for Angers in a French Ligue match against St Etienne that is currently locked a 3-3 with just a few minutes of regulation time remaining.

19h25 - That was quick, Chelsea have restored their lead moments after Hazard emerged from the bench. The Belgian attacker tees up Morata who completes his brace.

19h20 - Game on at Stamford Bridge where Crystal Palace have pulled level. 1-1 with just under a half-hour remaining. Eden Hazard about to come off the bench for Chelsea...

19h10 - Senegalese forward Ibrahima Mbaye has given Bologna an early lead at home to Atalanta in the Italian Serie A.

19h05 - Cheick Doukoure (Ivory Coast) featured for Levante in the final few minutes of their Spanish La Liga draw (1-1) away to Villarreal.

18h55 - Manchester City remain unbeaten and move back to the top of the English Premier League standings following a 6-1 thumping of Southampton. Riyad Mahrez was an unused substitute for the Sky Blues.

18h45 - Chelsea take a 1-0 lead into the break thanks to a goal from Alvaro Morata.

18h35 - Moroccan-born Mohamed Elyounoussi and Nigerian linked Michael Obafemi have made their way onto the park for Southampton.

18h25 - Raheem Sterling has just completed his brace to make it 5-1 to Manchester City. The champions going from strength-to-strength.

18h15 - Manchester City still lead Southampton 4-1 at the Etihad, while there is yet to be a goal at Stamford Bridge. In the French Ligue 1, Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia) and St Etienne are at home to Angers.

18h00 - Ghanaian duo Alfred Duncan and Kevin-Prince Boateng were both involved for Sassuolo in a 2-0 win over Chievo in the Italian Serie A as they move up to sixth on the log standings.

17h50 - Sergio Aguero scored his 150th English Premier League as Manchester City head into the break 4-1 up against Mario Lemina's Southampton at the Etihad.

17h40 - Abdoulaye Toure was on target for Nantes in a 5-0 thrashing of Lebogang Phiri's Guingamp in the French Ligue 1. Not going to plan for Guingamp who sit bottom of the log standings.

17h25 - Nigerian fullback Ola Aina teed up Iago Falque for Torino's third. They currently lead Sampdoria 3-1 in the Italian Serie A.

17h10 - Wilfried Zaha (Ivory Coast) and Cheikhou Kouyate (Senegal) will be involved from the onset for the Eagles. Ghanaian duo Jordan Ayew and Jeffery Schlupp are among the substitutes for the visitors.

17h00 - Nigeria's Victor Moses has failed to make the matchday squad for Chelsea who are at home to Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in the English Premier League.

16h40 - Ibrahima Traore (Guinea) is on the bench for Borussia Monchengladbach who are at home to Fortuna Dusseldorf in the German Bundesliga.

16h30 - Karl Ekambi (Cameroon) and Samuel Chukwueze (Nigeria) will be involved from the onset for Villarreal. The Yellow Submarine are at home to Levante in the Spanish La Liga.

16h15 - Earlier Senegal's Pape Diop found the back of the net in a 2-1 win for Eibar over Alaves in the Spanish La Liga. As a result, Mubarak Wakaso's side missed out on the opportunity of going second on the log standings.

16h05 - Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez starts on the bench for Manchester City this afternoon. The Citizens are at home in the English Premier League to a struggling Southampton side. Gabon midfielder Mario Lemina is involved from the onset for the Saints.


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