Nigerian-Born Elijah Adebayo Scores Again in Luton Town’s Epic Draw with Newcastle

Nigerian-Born Elijah Adebayo Scores Again in Luton Town's Epic Draw with Newcastle

Nigerian star Elijah Adebayo has hit the spotlight yet again, scoring his second consecutive goal for Luton Town in their thrilling Premier League encounter with Newcastle.

Nigerian-Born Elijah Adebayo Scores Again in Luton Town's Epic Draw with Newcastle

Elijah Adebayo continued his red-hot form on Saturday evening as he scored Luton’s fourth goal in their 4-4 away draw against Newcastle, Footballrover reports.

Adebayo scored the fourth goal in the thrilling eight-goal match at St. James Park, giving Luton Town a 4-2 lead.

However, they were unable to hold onto the lead as the hosts rallied for a 4-4 draw.

According to Optajoe, Adebayo’s Luton scored four goals in an away top-flight game for the first time since September 1987.

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Elijah Adebayo, born to Nigerian parents who hail from Remo in Ogun State, featured for 88 minutes but only managed to register two shots, just one of which hit the target.

Recall that in Tuesday’s English Premier League match, Luton Town crushed Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0 courtesy of a hat-trick from the forward, who spearheaded the Hatters’ attack.

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Now, he has scored in back-to-back games for the newcomers.

He has nine goals in 22 Premier League appearances for the newcomers, while he’s yet to record an assist.

Luton is now 16th in the Premier League standings following the draw with the Magpies. Next weekend, they will play host to Sheffield United, another newly promoted team, while Newcastle will visit Nottingham Forest.

Adebayo has not yet pledged his allegiance to any country on the international stage. He is, however, qualified to represent both England and Nigeria.

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