Saturday Oct 19, 2019. 17:52
Welcome to AfricanFootball.com for what was our African Stars Watch coverage of players in action across Europe’s top leagues on Saturday 19 October 2019.
As It Happened Commentary: (All Times CAT)
18h00 – Andre Ayew continued his good run of form, finding the back of the net for Swansea City in a 1-1 draw away to Barnsley in the Championship.
17h50 – Cheikhou Kouyate, Jordan Ayew, Jeffrey Schlupp and Wilfried Zaha will all be involved from the onset for Crystal Palace who are at home to the Premier League champions. Riyad Mahrez starts on the bench for Manchester City.
17h45 – Achraf Hakimi will start from the onset for Borussia Dortmund who are at home to league leaders Borussia Monchengladbach. Algeria’s Ramy Bensebaini starts on the bench for the visitors.
17h30 – Mbwana Samatta will start for Genk who are away to Standard Liege in the Belgium Pro League. The Tanzania international has scored six goals in 12 games this season.
17h10 – Maxwell Cornet will start for Lyon who are at home to Dijon in the French Ligue 1. Burkina Faso international and former Ajax Amsterdam and Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore starts the game on the bench.
16h55 – The Gambia forward Musa Barrow was an unused substitute for Atalanta in a 3-3 draw away to Lazio. The visitors held a 3-0 lead, but conceded three goals in the final 20 minutes of the game to share the spoils.
16h40 – Marvelous Nakamba’s Aston Villa scored in first half stoppage-time to draw level at home to 10-man Brighton. The Zimbabwean midfielder has started to make the defensive midfielder position his own.
16h25 – Wilfred Ndidi’s Leicester City are a goal down to Burnley after 30 minutes at King Power Stadium.
16h10 – Serge Aurier involved from the onset for Tottenham Hotspur after serving his suspension, but it is more bad news for the North London club who have conceded an early goal at home to Watford.
15h55 – Senegal midfielder Pape Diop played the full 90 minutes for Eibar in a 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Spanish LaLiga.
15h40 – Giovanni Sio scored a brace for Genclerbirligi in a 6-0 thumping of Antalyaspor in the Turkish Super Lig.
15h30 – Alex Iwobi put in a man-of-the-match performance as Everton snapped their Premier League losing streak with a 2-0 win over West Ham United at Goodison Park.