May 22, 2024


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Raphael Onyedika comes of age in stunning Club Brugge win over Atleti

Raphael Onyedika comes of age in stunning Club Brugge win over Atleti

Super Eagles youngster Raphael Onyedika was at his imperious most effective for Club Brugge as they defeated Atletico Madrid 2- in their UEFA Champions League encounter. The 21-yr-old midfielder appreciated a brilliant functionality from the Spanish giants.

Handed his 3rd successive begin in this season’s Champions League, Onyedika confronted the most significant test of his occupation hence far, coming up towards knowledgeable heads these as Koke and Axel Witsel in the center of the park. The previous FC Midjtylland lynchpin set up an outstanding overall performance for the Belgian facet in the experience.

Club Brugge ensured they taken care of their 100% history in the team right after targets from Ghanaian forward Kamal Sowah and former Barca youngster Ferran Jutgla. Onyedika, however, was one of the side’s standout performers.

Onyedika featured for the total 90 minutes inspite of receiving a initial-50 percent booking. The youngster completed 88% of his tried passes and touched the ball 65 periods in whole. He gained 8 of his 9 duels in midfield and concluded 5 of seven tried long passes. Onyedika also received three tackles and created two interceptions as he dominated the midfield against the Spanish side.

Raphael Onyedika has featured in all of his side’s matches in the Champions League and has helped them safe a few wins from three. The youngster has also assisted his facet preserve a clean up sheet in just about every of their Champions League matches this year. Acquiring made his Super Eagles debut in the pleasant in opposition to Algeria, the younger person will be seemed at as the future of Nigeria’s midfield situation.