Eagles Euro Round Up

Former youth international Obinna Nwobodo scored a goal of the season contender for his side Ujpest Fc in the Hungarian top flight over the weekend.

The 23 year old midfielder was on parade for the whole 90 minutes for Ujpest in their OTP Bank Liga clash with Fehervar FC and restored parity for his  modest club in the second  half after Kire Ristevski’s own goal had given Fehervar a first half lead.

 

Nwobodo powerful strike left the goalkeeper stranded as the ball flied into the back of the net  and altough Fehervar took the lead again with 18 minutes left on the clock through Nemanja Nikolic, the lead  was short lived as Jonathan Heris scored the second equalizer for Ujpest four minutes later.

The draw lifted Ujpest to the seventh position on the standings with 36 points from 29 matches.

 

In Germany, Kingsley Ehizibue and his compatriot Anthony Ujah clashed in a German Bundesliga game between FC Koln and Union Berlin at the RheinEnergie Stadion

While Ehizibue was on from the start for the home team, Ujah came on as a second-half substitute for visitors Union Berlin who did just enough to claim the maximum points

Marvin Friedrich had  put the visitors ahead in the 39th minutes following an assist from Christopher Trimmel’s , before Christian Gentner added the second seven minutes after the hour mark.

 

Jhon Cordoba scored a late consolation goal for Koln just before full-time whistle as the visitors held on to secure all three points and ended their run of eight-games without a win.

 

Ujah has made 21league appearance this season at RheinEnergieStadion, while Ehizibue  has made 29 appearances in all competitions for Koln this season.

 

Joshua Zirkzee gave a commanding performance for Bayern Munich in their encounter with Borussia Monchengladbach on saturday.

The Nigerian-Dutch junior international scored a vital goal to lead the Bavarians to victory in the absence of leading scorer Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller.

Joshua Zirkzee took his goal perfectly after Yann Sommer’s goalkeeping error gave him the opportunity to sneak in ahead of an on rushing defender.

 

The 19-year-old who joined Bayern in 2017 has now scored four important goals for Bayern this season.

 

 

 

 

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