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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Goals and assists from African players in Europe: May 26-28

The English Premier League was among several European competitions that reached its conclusion over the weekend and Sunday’s action saw plenty of drama with Mali national team midfielder Abdoulaye Doucouré providing the thrilling moment in an escape from relegation for Everton. Doucouré smashed in a stellar shot to give the Toffees a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth that saw the club hold on for a seventeenth place finish and secure top division football next season. The 30-year-old midfielder performed well for Everton this season with five goals and two assists in twenty-five matches and is set to stay at the club next season after his contract was extended last week.

Watch the massive goal from Doucouré below along with all goal contributions by African players over the weekend in Europe’s top leagues below.

English Premier League

Kamaldeen Sulemana (Ghana) scores his first two Premier League goals as relegated Southampton close season out with thrilling draw against Liverpool, whose equalizer arrives from an assist by Mohamed Salah (Egypt)

Southampton 4-4 Liverpool: Highlights

Abdoulaye Doucouré (Mali) scores the crucial goal to keep Everton up in victory over Bournemouth

Taiwo Awoniyi (Nigeria) scores in his fourth consecutive match to help Nottingham Forest draw at Crystal Palace

Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria) assists the opening goal for relegated Leicester in victory over West Ham

Bryan Mbeumo (Cameroon) heads the ball across for Ethan Pinnock to finish in Brentford’s victory over champions Manchester City