Chukwueze scored the lone gone as Villarreal defeated Super lig side Sivasspor 1-0 on Thursday night to finished top of Group I in the Europa League.
Super Eagles and Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze scored his second goal for Unai Emery’s side this season as they edged out Sivasspor, The latter were without their European league top scorer Kayode Olarenwaju due to injury.
The 21-year-old was the star of the night as he scored the only goal that secured the top spot for the yellow Submarines.
Samuel Chukwueze scored today!
His 20/21 season stats so far (all competitions)
🏟 14 appearances
🕒 826 mins
⚽ 2 goals
🅰 2 assists
📊 goal involvement every 207 mins
Great to see him score today but his stats still don’t make for pretty reading. Needs to keep improving. pic.twitter.com/rQyUJebbXT
— OptaSuperEagles (@OptaSuper) December 3, 2020
Chukwueze’s game-winning goal came in the 75th minute before he was replaced a minute later. His winning goal came as Costa played a delightful pass, allowing the Nigerian international to tap the ball into an empty net.
Villareal currently top Group I with 13 points from 5 matches will next take on Qarabag on the last day of the group stage matches at Estadio La Ceramica next week.