Sunday Oct 06, 2019. 17:43
Welcome to AfricanFootball.com for what was our African Stars Watch of players in action in major European leagues on Sunday 6 October 2019.
As It Happened Commentary: (All times CAT)
18h00 – That brings an end to our African Stars Watch action for today. Still a lot of action across Europe’s top leagues to come this evening; including the 20h45 Serie A kick-off between Inter and Juventus at the San Siro, and Sevilla’s visit of Barcelona in the Spanish LaLiga at 21h00.
17h35 – Mustafa Yatabare scored a stoppage-time goal for Sivasspor who moved up to second place in Turkey’s top-flight following a 3-1 win over Ankaragucu.
17h30 – Abdoulaye Diaby found the back of the net for Besiktas who claimed a 2-0 win over league leaders Alanyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig.
17h10 – Ghana’s Christian Atsu starts on the bench for Newcastle United who are at home to Manchester United in Sunday’s late Premier League game.
17h05 – Adama Traore scored a late brace as Wolves claimed a famous 2-0 win over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Liverpool remain 8 points clear atop the standings.
17h00 – Pepe assisted the only goal as Arsenal edged Bournemouth 1-0 at the Emirates to move up to third place on the log standings.
16h45 – Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has continued his incredible goal-scoring streak to earn a point for Lille at home to Nimes in the French Ligue 1. The game eventually ended in a 2-2 draw.
16h40 – Adama Traore has given Wolves a shock 1-0 lead away to Manchester City with 10 minutes of regulation time remaining.
16h20 – Senegal international Mbaye Diagne has come off the bench to great effect to make it 4-0 to Club Brugge. Victory moves the club four points clear atop the log standings.
16h15 – Pepe is withdrawn after the hour mark at the Emirates for the in from Gabriel Martinelli.
15h50 – Ramy Bensebaini played the full match for Borussia Monchengladbach who move top of the German Bundesliga following a 5-1 win over Augsburg.
15h40 – Dennis has built on the brace he scored against Real Madrid on Tuesday, netting Brugge’s third against Gent in the Belgium Pro League.
15h25 – Tammy Abraham, who this week committed his allegiance to England instead of Nigeria, has opened the scoring for Chelsea who are away to Southampton in the Premier League.
15h10 – Nicolas Pepe assisted Arsenal’s opener at the Emirates. The Ivory Coast international with a pin-point corner-kick to pick out David Luiz who guides his header attempt into the far post to give the Gunners an early lead.
15h00 – Senegal’s Krepin Diatta assisted the first before scoring the second as Club Brugge raced into a 2-0 lead before the half-hour mark.
14h55 – Percy Tau and Emmanuel Dennis are among the Africans players involved from the onset in the Belgium Pro League clash between Club Brugge and Gent.