Osimhen scores again, Onuachu rescues Genk

Osimhen scores again, Onuachu rescues Genk
Victor James Osimhen of Nigeria

by Staff Reporter

Monday Oct 07, 2019. 08:00

Africanfootball.com takes a look at the top performing African players from from across Europe on Sunday, 06 October 2019.

Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu scored a second half brace, including a 98th minute winner, to lead Genk to a 2-1 Belgium Pro League win over Mouscron.

Jonah Osabutey handed the visitors a surprise lead only for Onuachu to rescue the hosts who remain six points behind league leaders, Club Brugge.

Krepin Diatta, Emmanuel Dennis and Mbaye Diagne were all on target for Brugge who thumped Gent 4-0 to stretch their unbeaten start to the campaign.

Elsewhere, Democratic Republic of Congo forward Dieumerci Mbokani scored his eighth goal of the season for Antwerp in a 2-2 draw at home to Standard Liege.

In France, Victor Osimhen continued his incredible start to life in the French Ligue 1 with a late goal to rescue a point for Lille in a 2-2 draw against Nimes.

Algeria international Ramy Bensebaini played the full match for Borussia Monchengladbach who moved top of the German Bundesliga following a 5-1 win over Augsburg.

Nicolas Pepe was also on the winning side, assisting David Luiz for the only goal of the game as Arsenal moved up to third in the Premier League. Adama Traore, who could represent Mali at international level, scored a brace for for Wolves in the surprise result of the day with the visitors claiming a famous 2-0 win away to Manchester City.

In Turkey, Anthony Nwakaeme was among the African scorers on the day with his 90th minute strike leading Trabzonspor to victory.

In Sunday’s top of the table clash in Italy, Kwadwo Asamoah played the full match for Inter who suffered a 2-1 defeat at home to defending champions Juventus at the San Siro.

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