Samuel Chukwueze Inspires Villarreal to 4-1 Copa Del Rey win over Zamora

Samuel Chukwueze Inspires Villarreal to 4-1 Copa Del Rey win over Zamora

- Samuel Chukwueze bags another assist in Villarreal's 4-1 win over Zamora

- The Super Eagles attacker created an opportunity for Carlos Bacca to open the scoring for the guests

- This is the second straight game the 21-year-old will be assisting a goal this New Year

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Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze continues to shine for Spanish League giants Villarreal as they cruise to Copa Del Rey rounds of 32 stage.

The 21-year-old forward was instrumental to The Yellow Submarine's 4-1 triumph over third division club Zamora on Tuesday night.

Chukwueze provided the assist for the visitors' opening goal scored by Carlos Bacca in the 31st minute of the encounter.

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Yeremi Pino doubled Villarreal's lead barely two minutes before the end of the opening half before Fer Nino and Daniel Raba completed the victory in the second half.

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Samuel Chukwueze and Gerard Moreno excited after combining to score a goal for Villarreal. Photo by Quality Sport Images.
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Meanwhile, Carlos Ramos' 45th-minute goal only ended up a mere consolation as it could not stop the hosts from avoiding the defeat.

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medal winner has now taken his assist tally to five across competitions with two other goals credited to his name.

Chukwueze broke into the Super Eagles squad in late 2018 and he has since then become an integral part of coach Gernot Rohr's formational.

He has two goals in 14 appearances for the three-time African champions and he seems to have an exciting future ahead of him.

The youngster has also reached a century of games for the Yellow Submarine. earlier reported that Nigerian star Samuel Chukwueze came off the bench to inspire Villarreal to their first win of the New Year.

The 21-year-old who started the game from the bench was introduced into the game at the start of the second half.

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And nine minutes later, he provided an assist for Gerard Moreno's 54th-minute strike - a goal which ended up becoming the winner and they claimed a 2-1 win over Levante in the end.

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