By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigerian duo of Blessing Eleke and Miracle Nwaorisa both scored crucial goals for their clubs in Switzerland and Latvia respectively.
Kick442.com switches on her torchlight towards their performance.
Switzerland Super League
Luzern 2-1 FC Basel
Blessing Eleke proved to be a superb substitute for his Swiss side, Luzern as he was instrumental in their slim 2-1 league win over Basel on Sunday, June 21, 2010.
Blessing didn’t start the match for Luzern as he was introduced in the 71st minute, replacing Margiotta. Margiotta had scored the first goal of the game for Luzern in the 23rd minute before he replaced Blessing Eleke.
Eleke justified his introduction by scoring Luzern’s second and winning goal in the 81st minute, ten minutes after coming on.
Basel tried a late come back when Arthur pulled one goal back but the goal was a mere consolation as Luzern smiled home with a victory.
Eleke’s match statistics can be seen below:
Minutes played: 19′
Shots on target: 1
Shots off target: 0
Shot blocked: 1
Dribble attempts (successful): 3 (1)
Accurate passes: 7 (100%)
Key passes: 1
Crosses (accurate): 0 (0)
Long balls (accurate): 0 (0)
Ground duels (won): 7 (2)
Aerial duels (won): 5 (1)
Possession lost: 4
Latvia Optibet Virsliga
Spartaks 2-1 Riga FC
Miracle Nwaorisa scored the winning goal for Spartaks as they defeated Riga FC 2-1. Belakovic scored the first goal of the match for Spartaks before Nwaorisa sealed victory for Spartaks in the 51st minute before he was substituted for Adam ten minutes later.
Malmo FF 2-2 Varbergs
Nigerian midfielder, Innocent Bonke was impressive for Malmo FF in their 2-2 Swedish Allsvenskan draw.
Orebro 0-0 Ostersunds
Jordan Kadiri played 90 minutes in Östersunds goalless Swedish Allsvenskan draw.
Boluspor 0-0 Altinordu
Nigerian right back, Seth Sincere, and Boluspor were held to a goalless TFF 1 Lig draw by Altinordu.
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