Recapping Nigerian players’ performance in Europe (5th-7th Nov)

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With European club football set to go on a break for the coming week, here’s a detailed look at how Nigerian players in the top leagues performed.

Ndidi’s return to Leicester

Wilfred Ndidi returned for Leicester City and contributed with his tireless work to help the Foxes salvage a 1-1 draw at Elland Road. Ademola Lookman also featured in the game and looked bright in flashes.

Player NameMinutes PlayedGoalsAttempts On Target (inc Goals)Attempts Off TargetBlocked ShotsTotal PassesAccurate PassesPass CompletionAccurate Forward Half PassesForward Half Pass CompletionGoal AssistsKey Passes (Assists for Attempts)DuelsDuel Success %
Ndidi, Wilfred900010443170.51275001471.4
Lookman, Ademola800000181583.3654.501875
Player NameTacklesTackles Won %ClearancesLost BallsRecoveriesFree Kicks WonFoulsOffsidesYellow CardsRed Cards
Ndidi, Wilfred5807171001010
Lookman, Ademola520010710100

1-1 draw Napoli vs Verona

Victor Osimhen started for Napoli in Il Partenopei’s 1-1 draw with Hellas Verona. The in-form striker, however, was unable to find the net or assist in the game.

PlayerMinutes PlayedGoalsAssistsShots, Total (inc. Blocks)Shots, on TargetChances Created (inc. assists)Dribbles CompletedCrosses OpenPassesPassing AccuracyTouchesTouches in the Opp BoxTacklesInterceptionsClearances (inc. Punches)Duels WonCards, Yellow
Osimhen, Victor890030201209034410021

Here is how other players from Europe’s big leagues fared:

PlayerMinutes PlayedGoalsAssistsChances CreatedTotal ShotsPassesPassing AccuracyTacklesInterceptionsSaves
Simon, Moses9001612676.92000
Moffi, Terem9001321668.75000
Aina, Ola9000013672.22350
Awoniyi, Taiwo8400042152.38000
Chukwueze, Samuel1900111070000
Ejaria, Ovie9000104481.82200
Okoye, Maduka9000002347.83000
Dessers, Cyriel81011450000
Ejuke, Chidera7100112487.5100
Onyedika, Raphael6500043485.29200

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