–Emenike fires blank in Fenerbahce’s 4-1 win
West Brom forward Brown Ideye scored his third EPL goal of the season in his second successive league game for the Baggies who spanked Swansea 2-0 at the Hawthorns.
The Nigerian international who played for all 90 minutes in outing scores on 60 minutes to give West Brom the lead before turning provider for Saido Berahino to double Tony Pulis side’s advantage in the 74th minute.
At the Britannia Stadium, Victor Moses played for 80 minutes for Stoke City who suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Champions Manchester City.
It was his 14th appearance for the Potters. The 24 year old was replaced by Steve Sidwell with ten minutes left.
Sammy Ameobi was an unused substitute in Newcastle United’s 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
In Turkey,Emmanuel Emenike seems to have lost his scoring formular again after firing blanks in Fenerbahce’s big 4-1 demolition of Godfrey Oboabona’s Rizespor in a Turkish Cup game last night.
Emenike was on for 90 minutes before he was substituted by Savas Polat.The Nigerian however provided the assist for Cameroun striker,Moussa Sow to score the fourth goal in the 88th minute.
Emenike has scored only thrice for Fenerbache this term in 17 appearances with his last goal coming at the end of last month in the 2-1 defeat of Kardemir in a Turkish Super Lig game.
In Spain,Ikechukwu Uche was not listed when his club,Villareal visited the Camp Nou and lost 3-1 to their host,Barcelona in the first-leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
The Nigerian has featured 25 times for Villarreal this term.He was in the Villarreal team that defeated Granada 2-0 five days ago.
In France,Elderson Echiejile was on from the start as his French club,AS Monaco beat Rennes 3-1 to qualify for the next round of the French Cup.It was his 13th game for the club.
In Greece,former Golden Eaglets star,Chrisantus Macauley came in as an 87th minute for Petros Mantalos as his new club,AEK Athens were forced to a 1-1 draw by city rivals,Olympiakos.
The Nigerian was released last month by Turkish side,Sivaspor barely a year into the three-year deal he signed last year to move to Turkey from Spanish second division side Las Palmas.