Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo showed his class again as he helped Norwich beat Tottenham 1-0 at Carrow Road on Sunday to dent their visitors’ top-four hopes.
Yobo, who joined Norwich on loan from Turkish side Fenerbahce in the January transfer window, combined with Sebastian Bassong to stop Tottenham’s attack led by Emmanuel Adebayor.
But Eagles defender Godfrey Oboabona scored his second own goal on his return for his struggling club, Rizespor, in their 2-0 defeat by Bursaspor in the Turkish Premier League on Saturday.
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner, who had been out of action for a month, shot into his own net in the 67th minute.
However, Oboabona Eagles’ defensive partner Kenneth Omeruo started his second match for his English Championship side Middlesbrough in their goalless draw at home with Leeds United on Saturday.
Efe Ambrose was on the pitch for 90 minutes as Celtic won away at Hearts to remain on top of the Scottish Premier League. The defender has been in excellent form for the club.
Elderson Echiejile was not listed by Monaco as they won 3-2 at home against Reims in France. The Eagles left-back has yet to play a league match for the club since joining them from Sporting Braga of Portugal in January.
Victor Anichebe was a super substitute as he provided the assist for West Brom’s 86th minute equalising goal against struggling Fulham at home on Saturday.
Mikel Obi was not listed by Chelsea as they rallied to beat Everton 1-0 on Saturday.
Osaze Odemwingie played for 90 minutes and was impressive as his Stoke City lost 1-0 to Manchester City.
Uche Nwofor was an unused substitute when Herenveen drew 0-0 with NEC Brada in their Dutch league game on Saturday.
John Ogu continued on the bench in Portugal as he was not listed by Academica Combria for Saturday’s 0-0 draw at home against Nacional.
Austin Ejide started for Hapoel Beér Sheva in their 2-1 home win over Bnei Sakhin in the Israeli Premier League on Saturday.
Michael Uchebo saw 74 minutes of action in Belgium as Cercle Brugge beat Mechelen 3-2 on Saturday.
Victor Moses was a 78th minute substitute as Liverpool won 4-3 at home against Swansea City on Sunday. He came on for Daniel Sturridge, who got two of the four goals.
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