Samatta and Osimhem grab consolation goals in UCL

Samatta and Osimhem grab consolation goals in UCL
Ally Mbwana Samatta

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Wednesday Nov 06, 2019. 08:00

Victor Osimhem, Achraf Hakimi, Mbwana Samatta, Bertrand Traore and Geoffrey Kondogbia all scored in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.

Tanzanian striker Samatta hit the back of the net as his Belgian club Genk was defeated 2-1 by English giants Liverpool FC 2-1 with Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah grabbing an assist for the latter.

While Burkina Faso international Traore came off the bench to seal French side Lyon’s 3-1 win over Portuguese champions SL Benfica with Ivorian attacker Maxwel Cornet providing the assist.

Central African Republic (CAR)’s Kondogbia scored Spanish outfit Valencia’s third goal as they defeat French club Lille OSC 4-1 with Nigerian marksman Osimhem netting for the latter.

Moroccan full-back Achraf Hakimi grabbed a brace for German giants Borussia Dortmund as they defeated Italian heavyweights Inter Milan 3-2.

His countryman, Hakim Zeyich provided two assists as his Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam were held to a 4-4 stalemate by former English champions Chelsea.

Meanwhile, Cameroonian defender Jerome Onguene helped Austrian champions RB Salzburg hold Italian side Napoli to a 1-1 stalemate.

Lastly, Nigerian forward Peter Olayinka and Ivorian midfielder Ibrahim Traore started for Czech giants Slavia Prague as they held Spanish champions FC Barcelona to a 0-0 draw.

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