By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Nigeria Zaidu Sanusi was the only Nigeria goal scorer in Europe on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Sanusi scored for Santa Clara as they earned a 3-4 away win over Benfica.
Portugal Primera Liga
Benfica 3-4 Santa Clara
Zaidu Sanusi scored a 57th-minute header to help CD Santa Clara to a 3-4 Primera Liga win over Benfica during a seven-goal thriller.
Carvalho scored the first goal of the game for Santa Clara in the 44th minute. Silva equalised for Benfica in the 50th minute before Zaidu Sanusi restored Santa Clara’s lead in the 57th minute. Three minutes later, Carlos Vinicius equalised for the second time in the game for Benfica and also put Benfica ahead for the first time in the game in the 65th minute.
At 3-2 in favour of Benfica, Santa Clara mustered a fightback as Crysan equalised for them in the 81st minute before Ze Manuel scored the winning goal that gave Santa Clara the day in the 95th minute.
English Premier League
Leicester City 0-0 Brighton and Hove Albion
At the King Power Stadium, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho both featured as Leicester City drew their second consecutive game following the Premier League restart.
Ndidi played full 90 minutes while Iheanacho saw 69 minutes of action as the Foxes were held to a goalless draw by Brighton.
Elche 0-1 Dep. La Coruna
Uche Agbo put in a good performance for Deportivo la Coruna in their hard-fought La Liga 2 victory.
Italian Serie A
Torino 1-0 Udinese
Ola Aina came off the bench and played well to help Torino to their first Serie A win in the last nine games.
English Premier League and Spanish La Liga continues on virtually daily basis as kick442.com continues to look out for the performance of Nigerian players abroad.
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