By Johnny Edward:
Super Eagles midfielder MIkel Obi made his second start of the season for Chelsea in Wednesday night’s 4-1 win against League One side side Walsall in the Capital One Cup at the Banks stadium.
The 28-year-old who has also made two substitute appearances for the Blues was on from start to finish in the encounter that saw John Terry make his 650th start for the Blues.
In Ukraine, Michael Babatunde scored his first goal for Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk in their 2-0 win away to Olimpia Donetsk in Wednesday’s Ukrainian Cup.
The 22-year-old star who also announced the birth of his baby girl on Instagram earlier on Wednesday sealed his side’s win in the 90th minute of the encounter.
Babatunde came on at half time for his third game for Dnipro to blast home his eighth goal in Ukraine.
At the ASKÖ-Stadion Wels stadium in Austria, Olarenwaju Kayode’s scored his fifth goal of the season in all competitions for Austria Wien who defeated FC Wels 7-0.
The former youth international scored in stoppage time to seal his side’s win in the encounter.
Next for Kayode’s side is a home clash against Wolfsberger AC on Saturday.
In Germany, Leon Balogun watched from the bench as FSV Mainz lost by a lone goal to Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday at the Bay Arena. Balogun has made four Bundesliga appearances this season.
In Belgium, Imoh Ezekiel was hauled off at half time after he failed to score in Anderlecht’s 3-1 win at home to Spouwen-Mopertingen. Ezekiel is yet to score in eight appearances this season.
In Scotland, Efe Ambrose made his first Scottish Cup start for Celtic who defeated Raith Rovers by a lone goal.