—Ujah Misfires Again;Odemwingie Dropped; Aluko, Ameobi Make Substitue Appearances
By Johnny Edward:
Odion Ighalo scored his fifth Premier League goal of the season for Watford who forced Bournemouth to a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
The Nigerian international restored parity for the Hornets on the stroke of half-time after Glen Murray had given the hosts a 25th minute lead.
Ighalo, now with 21 goals, remains the highest scoring player in all top four tiers of English football in year 2015.
Manchester City teen star Kelechi Iheanacho returned to action for the Citizen’s who demolished Newcastle United 6-1 at the Ethiad stadium.
Sergio Aguero scored five times in the encounter to equal a Premier League record.
The former Flying Eagles star replaced David Silva with 25 minutes left to play. It was his third substitute appearance for Manchester City this season.
It was not the same for Osaze Odemwingie at the Villa Park as he was left out of Stoke City’s 1-0 win away against Aston Villa.
It was the third straight consecutive win for Mark Hughes at the Villa Park with Stoke City and their second on the bounce.
At the stadium of Light, Victor Moses played for 58 minutes in West Ham’s 2-2 draw away at Sunderland. It was his fourth appearance for the Hammers, scoring once.
In the lunch time kick-off clash at Selhurst Park, Victor Anichebe was an unused substitute in West Brom’s 2-0 loss to Crystal Palace.
Anichebe has made two appearances so far this term.
In the Championship, Sammy Ameobi replaced Kewnywe Jones in the 58th minute of Cardiff City’s 1-1 draw against. Brighton & Hove.
For Hull City, the duo of Sone Aluko and Chuba Akpom were second-half substitutes for the Tigers who defeated Nottingham Forest by a lone goal.
In Germany, Anthony Ujah failed to score in his fourth consecutive Bundesliga game for Werder Bremen who lost by 1-0 to Hannover 96.
He has scored twice in eight league appearances.