John Utaka and Lukman Haruna were two Nigerians on target for their various clubs over the weekend as Sivasspor recorded a stunning away victory over Elazigspor and Dynamo Kyiv drew away to Vorskla.
Utaka netted his second goal of the Turkish Super Lig in the 17th minute of the Matchday 6 encounter played at the Elazig Ataturk Stadyumu on Sunday.
Utaka, 31, who joined Sivasspor from Montpellier in France, helped the coach Roberto Carlos’ side grab a two goal advantage going on to win the encounter 4-2.
In Ukraine, Haruna scored a stunning goal to help Dynamo Kyiv draw 2-2 with Vorskla at the Stadion Vorskla im Oleksiya Butov’skogo on Sunday.
The 22-year-old midfielder swivelled and smacked home a superb half-volley in a crowded 18-yard box in regulation time to level scores for Dynamo. The former AS Monaco playmaker almost grabbed a match winner at the death but saw his well-taken free-kick saved by goalkeeper Dymtro Nepogodov.
In the La Liga, Nosa Igiebor grabbed the winner for Real Betis in a 1-0 victory over Villareal at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday.
Ezekiel Imoh was on target for Standard Liege in the Belgian Jupiller League, scoring the opening goal in the club’s 5-0 victory over Cercle at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday.
Imoh’s goal was his 4 league goal so far this season as Standard Liege has recorded 9 victories in 9 league games.
Daniel Chima 59th minute equaliser for Molde helped the Norwegian League club record a 1-1 draw against Haugesund at the Haugesund Stadion on Sunday.