Nigerian midfielder Victor Moses headed home his third league goal for Stoke City in Wednesday’s night 2-0 home win over Everton.
The 24 year old leapt brilliantly to power in Phil Bardsley’s cross from 12 yards.It was his fourth goal of the season in all competitions.
At the St James Park, Sammy Ameobi made his 20th EPL appearance this season for Newcastle united who lost 1-0 to Manchester United. Sammy whose contract runs out in the summer has scored twice for the Magpies.
In the Turkish Emmanuel Emenike did not feature for Fernerbahce who spanked Mersin Idmanyurdu 2-1 in the Turkish League Cup.
The former Spartak Moscow forward has scored only four goals in 19 Super Lig games. They face Galatasaray on Saturday.
In France, Elderson Echiejile could do little for Monaco who crashed to a 2-0 defeat against PSG in the Coupe de France competition at the Parc des Princes.
Echiejile who sat out Monaco’s goalless draw against Laurent Blanc’ s side at the weekend has scored one Ligue 1 goal in ten games.
In Scotland Efe Ambrose made his fourth consecutive appearance for Celtic who stumbled in their bid to secure the Scottish Premiership title and spurned the chance to go nine points clear after Danny Swanson goal secured an away win for St Johnstone.
In Italy, Ogenyi Onazi, was an unused substitute in Lazio’s 1-1 home draw against Napoli at the Olimpico stadium. Onazi has played 12 Serie A games.
At the El Madrigal stadium in Spain, Ikechukwu Uche played for 67 minutes in Villarreal’s 3-1 loss to Barcelona in the Copa del Rey clash. The Catalan side qualified 6-2 on aggregate. He was replaced by Joel Campbell.
In Isreal, John Ogu posted a man of the match performance for Hapoel Beer Sheva who drew 1-1 against Maccabi Yavne in the Isreali Cup. Ogu has scored four goals in 21 games this season.
In Moldova, relatively unknown Nigerian defender Ovey Monday was the match winner for his side Milsami who defeated Academica 1-0 at home.
The win sees Milsami move top of the Moldovan league one point aheadof second place Sheriff.