By Angu Lesley
Football writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and Royal Antwerp midfielder Martin Hlonga has continued his brilliant start to the 2020-2021 season by scoring his side’s lone goal in the narrow win in match-day five of the competition home to 10-man Ludogorets.
The 22-year-old midfielder who scored his second goal in 13 Jupiler Pro League outing over the weekend needed just 19 minutes to put the host in front in what was his first goal in Europe this season.
Antwerp protected the lead till the break, but the second segment was more of an end to end situation.
Three second half goals from Manuel Benson and De Laet for Antwerp had just one reply from the visitors through Kiril Despodov.
Coach Ivan Leko replaced Martin Hlonga with Franck in a like for like swap 13 minutes from full-time.
The game ended on a 3-1 score in favor Antwerp who tighten their grasp at the top of Group J with 12 points from five games played so far.
Antwerp face second-seeded Tottenham next week in the last group game of the 2020-2021 UEFA Europa League season.