Miserable weekend for Super Eagles stars in Premier League

Miserable weekend for Super Eagles stars in Premier League

It was indeed a miserable weekend for most of the Super Eagles stars in the English Premier League as their respective clubs lost round 30 matches. Miserable weekend for Super Eagles stars in Premier League

Everton and Nottingham Forest, battling to survive relegation to the Championship at the end of the season, did not receive any respite as they lost 0-2 away from home to Manchester United and Aston Villa.

while Leicester City lost 0-1 at King Power Stadium to Bournemouth.

Alex Iwobi played for 90 minutes in Everton’s loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Scott McTominay and Anthony Martial scored for Manchester United in the 36th and 71st minutes of the match, respectively.

Manchester United are in 4th position in the English Premier League table with 56 points after 29 matches, while Everton are in 17th position with 27 points after 30 matches.

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In the Leicester City and Bournemouth clash, Kelechi Iheanacho came in to replace Ricardo Pereira in the 50th minute of the second half, while Dennis Praet replaced Wilfred Ndidi in the 81st minute of the second half.

Nigerian-born Philip Billing scored the away goal for Bournemouth in the 40th minute of the first half.

Bournemouth are 15th on the log with 30 points after 30 matches, while Leicester City are 19th with 25 points after 30 matches.

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Aston Villa recorded a 2-0 victory against Nottingham Forest at Villa Park.

Bertrand Traore and Ollie Watkins scored for Aston Villa in the 48th and 5th minutes of second-half extra time after a goalless first half.

Super Eagles star Taiwo Awoniyi replaced Joe Worrall in the 65th minute of the second half of the match.

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Aston Villa are currently 6th on the log with 47 points after 30 matches, while Nottingham Forest are in 18th position after 30 matches.

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