It was indeed a weekend of mixed feelings for super eagles players across the world’s major leagues.
In the german bundesliga, Taiwo Awoniyi was on from start to finish but fired blanks as Mainz lost by a lone goal at home to hoffenheim.
At the Allianz arena, skillful Joshua Zirkzee came on as a 75th minute substitute for Thomas Muller in Bayern’s five nil trashing of visiting Fortuna dusseldorf.
Anthony Ujah saw ten minutes of action as visiting Union berlin continued their relegation dogfight following a 4-1 thumping in the hands of hosts Borrusia Monchengladbach however Ujah’s Nigerian team mate Suleiman Abdullahi was an unused substitute in the game.
Jamilu Collins and his Paederborn team mates were dealt a footballing lesson in their 6 -1 humilation to a Jordan Sancho inspired dortmund, The eagles left back saw Yellow in the 29th minute of the largely one sided duel.
In the Czech republic, little known Abdulrahaman Taiwo was on for 19 minutes as Karvina suffered a 4 -1 defeat to Peter Olayinka’s Sparta Prague with the latter playing no part in the big win.