Eagles Players Abroad; Bukayo Saka, Iheanacho On Target, Ndidi, Ighalo In Action
At the King Power Stadium, Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has reached double figures for goals for the first time since his breakout season in England after opening the scoring for Leicester City in a 3-0 rout of Crystal Palace.
At 49th minute, the former Manchester City starlet tapped in to put the Foxes on their way, before Jamie Vardy netted his 100th and 101st Premier League goals to secure a comfortable win for Brendan Rodgers’ side.
Iheanacho was on the pitch for 64 minutes while Wilfred Ndidi logged the full shift in midfield.
At the Theater of Dreams, a rampant Manchester United team beat Bournemouth 5-2 at Old Trafford, with Mason Greenwood scoring two, Marcus Rashford also on target, Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes added their one goal each with a free-kick to wrap up the seven-goal thriller.
Odion Ighalo, who came off the bench in the 80th minute, came close to scoring but saw his effort go narrowly wide.
On the losing side, Nigeria born Bournemouth striker, Solanke was unable to find the back of the back despite efforts to reduce the tally.
Bournemouth’s former Denmark U21 international Philip Billing replaced Dominic Solanke in the 66th minute.
In the evening kickoff, Bukayo Saka, who is fresh from signing a new deal, scored a beautiful goal for Arsenal against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Molineux Stadium.
In the early kickoff at Carrow Road, Norwich find themselves in deep relegation trouble following their 1-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Brighton & Hove.
Republic of Ireland U21 international Adam Idah, on as a substitute in the 67th minute, came close to bagging his first goal in the English top-flight when his header hit the post in the fourth minute of stoppage time.