Super Eagles Winger Scores Wonder Goal for Top European Giants on Champions League Debut

Super Eagles Winger Scores Wonder Goal for Top European Giants on Champions League Debut

  • Spanish side Villarreal on Wednesday night, October 20, defeated Young Boys 4-1 in the Champions League
  • Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze was among the scorers for Villarreal as the winger scored minutes after being introduced
  • Super Eagles coordinator Pascal Patrick was happy for the latest development about Samuel and urged him to keep shining

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze on Wednesday night, October 20, made his Champions League debut for Spanish giants Villarreal and even scored in their perfect 4-1 win over Young Boys.

Samuel Chukwueze is no doubt one of the best wingers in the world considering his performances for his club and even in the national team which is the Super Eagles.

Coming back from injury which he picked against Arsenal five months ago in the Europa League, Villarreal coaching crew decided to include the Nigerian in the their traveling squad for the game against Young Boys.

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Samuel Chukwueze and teammates
Samuel Chukwueze and teammates at Villarreal. Photo by Christian Kaspar
Source: Getty Images

However, Villarreal were 3-1 up against Young Boys before they introduced Samuel Chukwueze at the death and the Nigerian did not disappoint.

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Who are those that scored?

Yeremi Pino scored the first goal for Villarreal in the sixth minute against Young Boys before Gerard Moreno doubled the lead for the visitors in the 16th minute.

The first half however ended with the visitors taking a two-goal lead into the dressing room in the Champions League encounter.

Ella pulled one back for Young Boys in the 77th minute, but Villarreal added two more goals through Alberto Moreno and Samuel Chukwueze to win the match 4-1 according to the report on Complete Sports and GOAL.

Speaking to on the performance of Samuel Chukwueze, Super Eagles coordinator Pascal Patrick was impressed as the former Nigerian international praised the winger.

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Pascal Patrick's reaction

''We have been monitoring him since he got injured and we are very happy that he is back in action and even scored last night which is a good one for him and will also be a boost for him to return to the national team if he continue to impress.''

Former Chelsea Star Discloses the Stunning Reason He Wants to Play for Super Eagles and Not England

Earlier, had reported how former Chelsea player Ike Ugbo confirmed his readiness to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria and not the English national team claiming that his father wants him to play for Nigeria.

Nigeria and England have for years been engaging in serious battles over the allegiances of players with the West African nation recently losing the likes of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

The Nigerian Football Federation under Amaju Pinnick tried their best to get these two players to play for the Super Eagles, but they eventually decided to wear the Three-Lions' shirts.


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