Tremendous Eagles youngster Raphael Onyedika was at his imperious finest for Club Brugge as they defeated Atletico Madrid 2- in their UEFA Champions League encounter. The 21-12 months-old midfielder appreciated a brilliant efficiency against the Spanish giants.
Handed his third successive get started in this season’s Champions League, Onyedika faced the major check of his vocation as a result considerably, coming up from professional heads these kinds of as Koke and Axel Witsel in the middle of the park. The former FC Midjtylland lynchpin place up an remarkable performance for the Belgian facet in the come across.
Club Brugge ensured they managed their 100% report in the group following aims from Ghanaian ahead Kamal Sowah and previous Barca youngster Ferran Jutgla. Onyedika, having said that, was a single of the side’s standout performers.
Onyedika featured for the complete 90 minutes in spite of acquiring a initially-50 % booking. The youngster finished 88% of his attempted passes and touched the ball 65 occasions in total. He won eight of his 9 duels in midfield and completed 5 of 7 tried long passes. Onyedika also gained 3 tackles and manufactured two interceptions as he dominated the midfield in opposition to the Spanish side.
Raphael Onyedika has highlighted in all of his side’s matches in the Champions League and has aided them protected 3 wins from 3. The youngster has also assisted his side hold a clean up sheet in just about every of their Champions League matches this season. Owning built his Tremendous Eagles debut in the pleasant in opposition to Algeria, the younger person will be seemed at as the foreseeable future of Nigeria’s midfield place.