Allnigeriasoccer.com reviews the performances of Nigerian players in the English Premier League on Saturday, September 9.
Tosin Adarabioyo (Manchester City) and Ovie Ejaria (Liverpool) were not in their respective teams match day squads as Jurgen Klopp’s side were thrashed 5-0 by Pep Guardiola’s team.
England U21 international Dominic Solanke came off the bench for the Reds in the 67th minute.
Goals from Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus (2) and Leroy Sane (2) gave City their third win of the new season.
Arsenal returned to winning ways, thrashing Jordon Ibe‘s Bournemouth 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi watched proceedings from the bench for the entirety of the game, Ibe was introduced after 38 minutes and Chuba Akpom was not listed, having played for the U23s on Friday night.
Two goals from Danny Welbeck and Lacazette secured the win for Arsene Wenger’s side.
England U20 international Ademola Lookman was not in the Everton squad that lost 3-0 to Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park.
Harry Kane opened the scoring in the 28th minute, Christian Eriksen doubled the advantage three minutes before the break and the England striker took his tally to 101 goal for Spurs in the 46th minute.
Three Nigeria internationals fresh from international duty were involved at the King Power Stadium as Chelsea won their third game on the bounce, beating former champions Leicester City 2-1.
Wilfred Ndidi, who went the distance, was shown a yellow card in the 84th minute, Victor Moses subbed out with 16 minutes left and Kelechi Iheanacho came off the bench on 78 minutes.
Goals from álvaro Morata and former Foxes hero N’Golo Kante put Chelsea 2-0 up, before England star Jamie Vardy reduced the deficit with a goal from the spot after the hour mark.
Watford remain unbeaten after four rounds. The Vicarage Road outfit scored two goals through Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat in their win over Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium.
Watford number ten Isaac Success was an unused substitute while teammate Stefano Okaka was not included in the squad.