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Ighalo’s Goal Run Halted As 10-Man Tianjin Hold Changchun

Ighalo’s Goal Run Halted As 10-Man Tianjin Hold Changchun

By James Agberebi:

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo was in action for Changchun Yatai who were held by visiting 10-man Tianjin Quanjian 1-1 in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.

It was Ighalo’s 21st league appearance for Changchun Yatai, with 11 goals to his name.

The Nigeria star scored three times in the last two games before being stopped in Sunday’s contest.

Changchun took a 1-0 lead on the stroke of halftime through Marinho.

In the 67th minute Tianjin Quanjian were reduced to 10 men following Xuri Zhao’s sending off.

But in the 93rd minute, Anthony Modeste equalised to earn a share of the points for his team.

The draw means Changchun are 10th on 28 points in the 16-team Chinese league table.

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