African footballers across the globe were in action with their respective clubs.
TRAORE, TREZEGUET, NDIDI & AMARTEY
Bertrand Traore was on the score sheet for Aston Villa, but it wasn’t enough to help them avoid a 2-1 defeat against Leicester City. Trezeguet was introduced in the second half for Villa.
Wilfred Ndidi played the entire game while Daniel Amartey was introduced in the second half for the Foxes.
PEPE, MAHREZ & AUBAMEYANG
All three stars started on Sunday as log leaders Manchester City defeated Arsenal 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium thanks to a goal from Raheem Sterling.
Nicolas Pepe was later substituted after 73 minutes while Aubameyang and Mahrez played the whole game with Mahrez assisting Sterling for the goal.
AINA, MAJA, ANGUISSA & LEMINA
All four West Africans were involved for Fulham as they defeated Sheffield United 1-0 at Craven Cottage.
Ola Aina and Zambo Anguissa lasted 90 minutes while Josh Maja was substituted in the second half for Junior Lemina with four minutes left on the clock.
SALAH, MANE & IWOBI
Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane lasted 90 minutes while Alex Iwobi was introduced in the second half for Everton who defeated Liverpool 2-0 in the Merseyside derby at Anfield Stadium.
MBAYE DIAGNE & SEMI AJAY
West Bromwich Albion played out to a 0-0 draw against Burnley away from home.
Diagne lasted the entire 90 minutes while Semi Ajay got sent off for a hand ball just 30 minutes into the first half.
MOUSSA DJENEPO & HAKIM ZIYECH
Djenepo lasted 90 minutes for Southampton and Hakim Ziyech was a second half substitute for Chelsea as both sides had to settle for a point in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Ivorian midfielder was introduced in the second half for Huesca as they beat Granada 3-2 in the Spanish top tier.
The former Valencia anchor started and got substituted in the second half as log-leaders Atletico Madrid dropped three important points with a 2-0 loss against Levante on Saturday.
The Senegalese midfielder started and played 70 minutes for Eibar, but could not help them avoid a 1-0 defeat against Elche.
ASHRAF HAKIMI & FRANCK KESSIE
Kessie lasted the whole game for AC Milan while Hakimi got substituted with seven minutes to go in the Milan derby.
Inter Milan defeated their home town rivals 3-0 at San Siro to remain at the top of the log table after 23 games played.
Osimhen started again up front for Napoli, but could not help the club avoid a 4-2 defeat away at Atalanta on Sunday afternoon.
Balde lasted 67 minutes for Sampdoria as they lost 1-0 against Lazio.
SOFYAN AMRABAT & EMMANUEL GYASI
Amrabat played 60 minutes for Fiorentina while Gyasi lasted the whole game for Spezia who lost 3-0 away from home.
The defensive midfielder lasted 55 minutes for Paris Saint-Germain as they got stunned 2-0 by AS Monaco in their own backyard on Sunday.
LEMINE GUEYE & FARID BOULAYA & PAPE SAAR
The trio started and played the whole game with Gueye scoring the second goal for FC Metz who beat OGC Nice 2-1 away from home.
The Nigerian winger played 67 minutes for FC Nantes as they drew 1-1 against Olympique Marseille.
TINO KADEWERE, ISLAM SLIMANI & TOKO EKAMBI
Ekambi started and got substituted in the second half while Kadewere and Slimani got introduced late in the second half for Lyon who got back to winning ways with a 3-2 victory against Stade Brest.
Haidara was on for 60 minutes for RB Leipzig as they cruised to a 3-0 win against Hertha Berlin.
The defender was introduced after 60 minutes as Bayer Leverkusen drew 1-1 against Augsburg in the Bundesliga.
The Nigerian striker played the entire 90 minutes for FC Koln as they lost 1-0 against VFB Stuttgart are home.
DAKA, ADEYEMI & MWEPU
Patson Daka scored a hat-trick while Adeyemi came off the bench and scored the fourth goal as RB Salzburg defeated Rapid Wien 4-2 at home.
Enoch Mwepu started and played 73 minutes for the Austrian giants.
MOHAMMED KUDUS & SEBASTIEN HALLER
Haller scored a brace and Kudus netted the fourth goal as Ajax Amsterdam romped to a 4-2 victory against Sparta Rotterdam.
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