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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Goals and assists from African players in European leagues: October 14-17

Africans in European football were all over the score sheets during the weekend in European football, especially in the Belgian Pro League. Union St. Gilloise teammates Simon Adingra and Victor Boniface were among the contributors with the Ivorian attacker Adingra benefiting from a Boniface assist before returning the favor to the Nigerian in a dominant 6-1 victory for the UEFA Europa League participants. Togo national team striker Kevin Denkey was in fine form as well for Cercle Brugge with a hat-trick for his team to boost his season goal total to five.

Below are goals from leagues all across Europe starting of course with Mohamed Salah’s winner for Liverpool as they ended Manchester City’s 21-match unbeaten run in England’s top division:

English Premier League

Mohamed Salah (Egypt) scores for Liverpool as they end Manchester City’s 21-match unbeaten run in the Premier League

Saïd Benrahma (Algeria) sets up Declan Rice’s brilliant leveler in a draw for West Ham against Southampton

A low cross from Frank Onyeka (Nigeria) sets up Ivan Toney’s clever flick in Brentford’s victory over Brighton

Serie A

Ademola Lookman (Nigeria) makes it three consecutive Serie A games with a tidy finish in Atalanta’s win