African Stars Watch - AS IT HAPPENED - 02 December 2018

African Stars Watch - AS IT HAPPENED - 02 December 2018
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) laughs with teammate Alex Iwobi (R) after the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Leicester in London, Britain, 22 October 2018. EPA/ANDY RAIN

by Staff Reporter

Sunday Dec 02, 2018. 17:48

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, 02 December 2018.

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

18h15 - Mohamed Salah (Egypt) and Sadio Mane (Senegal) are involved from the onset for Liverpool with Idrissa Gana Gueye (Senegal)  in midfield for Everton. Naby Keita (Guinea) and Joel Matip (Cameroon) are on the bench for the Reds at Anfield.

Enjoy the Merseyside Derby - what a day of football!

17h55 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace for Arsenal in a 4-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in a pulsating North London Derby at the Emirates.

17h45 - Absolute scenes at the Emirates Stadium where Arsenal have scored two goals in quick succession to go 4-2 up! This North London Derby has had everything.

17h20 - Aubameyang! Arsenal have levelled matters at the Emirates. The Gabon international completes his brace to make it 2-2 following a pass from Aaron Ramsey.

17h10 - The second-half between Arsenal and Tottenham is underway. Alex Iwobi has made way for Alexandre Lacazette at the break.

17h05 - Cristian Kouame (Ivory Coast) on target for Genoa in their Serie A clash against Torino. Genoa, who are down to 10-men, trail 2-1 with the game having just entered the second-half.

16h55 - Spurs take a 2-1 lead into the break, thanks to goals from Eric Dier and Harry Kane. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had opened the scoring for Arsenal in the North London Derby.

16h45 - Tottenham Hotspur have turned things around with goals from Eric Dier and Harry Kane, 2-1 to the visitors!

16h35 - Ibrahima Traore (Guinea) is on the bench for second placed Borussia Monchengladbach who are away to RP Leipzig in the German Bundesliga.

16h15 - Aubameyang! The Arsenal forward converts from the spot to give the Gunners an early lead following a handball from Jan Vertonghen.

16h10 - Plenty of African interest in the clash between Sassuolo and Udinese in the Italian Serie A. Khouma Babacar (Senegal), Mehdi Bourabia (Morocco) and Alfred Duncan (Ghana) are involved from the onset for the hosts who are without the injured Kevin Prince Boating. William Troost-Ekong (Nigeria) and Seko Fofana (Ivory Coast) in action for the visitors.

15h55 - Earlier, Franck Kessie (Ivory Coast) found the back of the net for AC Milan in a 2-1 win over Parma in the Italian Serie A.

15h45 - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon) and Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) will be involved from the onset for Arsenal against North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Mohamed Elneny (Egypt) is on the bench for the hosts. No Victor Wanyama for Spurs, the Kenyan is still struggling with a knee injury. Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast) starts at right-back for the visitors.

15h35 - Neeskens Kebano (DR Congo)  Jean Michael Seri (Ivory Coast) and Floyd Ayite (Togo) are all currently on the pitch for Fulham who trail London rivals Chelsea 2-0. There are only a few minutes of regulation time remaining.


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