Sports News of Monday, 4 December 2017
Richmond Boakye Yiadom dug deep to rescue his side from falling at Backa as he scored a brace.
In Kuwait, Rashid Sumaila’s devastating form for Al Qadsia took another turn when he was adjudged man of the match in their 6-0 thumping of Al Tadamon in the Crown Prince Cup.
Meanwhile, Joseph Paintsil was not left out of the party as he scored a breathtaking goal for Ferencvarosi.
And lastly, Thomas Partey showed his versatility once more after he manned the right back position for Atletico Madrid in their hard fought victory over Real Sociedad.
Daniel Amartey was again missing in the Leicester City squad as they recorded 1-0 victory over a stubborn Burnley side.
Andre Ayew made a cameo appearance for West Ham as they succumbed to a 2-1 loss at Manchester City.
Collins Quaner lasted 45 minutes for Huddersfield in their 2-0 defeat at Everton in Sam Allardyce’s first game in charge of the Toffees.
Jeffery Schlupp saw another full throttle for Crystal Palace as they held West Brom to a goalless draw at the Hawthorns.
Christian Atsu missed Newcastle United’s 3-1 loss at the Stamford Bridge against Chelsea through injury.
Jordan Ayew lasted 73 minutes for Swansea City in their 2-1 loss against Stoke City.
In the Championship, Phil Ofosu-Ayeh missed the Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 win at Reading through injury.
Dennis Odoi picked a red card for Fulham in their 3-1 loss against Brentford.
Andy Yiadom picked a booking but played full throttle for Barnsley in their 3-1 defeat at Bolton Wanderers.
Caleb Ekuban recorded a high marks for Leeds United in their 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Friday. Albert Adomah was substituted in the 91st minute.
Kwesi Appiah was not included in AFC Wimbledon squad that beat Charlton Athletic 3-1 in the FA Cup Round of 64. Joe Dodoo warmed the bench for the Addicks while Tarique Ofosu failed to recover from a knock to make the match day squad.
Hiram Boateng picked a booking but lasted 90 minutes for Exeter City in their 3-3 goal-fest at Forest Green Rovers.
Declan Appau was an unused substitute for Woking in their 1-1 draw with Peterborough in the FA Cup Round of 64.
Harold Odametey played entire 90 minutes for Maidenhead in their 2-0 loss at Wrexham.
Midfielder Nortei Nortey lasted 50 minutes for Dover Athletic in their 2-2 draw at Bromley.
Kwame Thomas made a cameo appearance for Solihull in their 1-0 win over Leyton Orient.
Koby Arthur was an unused substitute for Macclesfield in their 2-1 win at Hartlepool.
Thomas Partey was used as a right back for Atletico Madrid as they needed an 88th minute strike from Antoine Griezmann to beat Real Sociedad 2-1 at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Emmanuel Boateng failed to make Levante’s match day squad that recorded their first clean sheet in six games as they drew 0-0 with Malaga.
Mubarak Wakaso was introduced at half time for Deportivo Alaves in their 4-1 defeat at Getafe.
In the Segunda Division, Yaw Yeboah enjoyed his first full minutes in Real Oviedo shirt as they beat Lorca FC 2-0. His compatriot Owusu Kwabena missed the game through a minor knock.
Kwadwo Asamoah played superbly for Juventus as they beat Napoli 1-0 on Friday.
Godfred Donsah’s enterprising performance for Bologna did not end in a win as they were held to a pulsating 1-1 draw by Cagliari at home
Alfred Duncan missed Sassuolo’s 3-0 defeat at Fiorentina through injury.
Rahman Chibsah played full throttle for Benevento Calcio as they picked their first point in the Serie A by drawing 2-2 with AC Milan. Bright Gyamfi was introduced in the 80th minute to help shore up the defense.
Afriyie Acquah warmed the bench for Torino as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atalanta.
Isaac Donkor made a cameo appearance for Cesena in their 3-3 draw with Frosinone. Emmanuel Besea meanwhile, warmed the bench for Frosinone.
Bright Addae was shown a direct red card in Ascoli 4-0 loss at Parma.
Ghanaian duo Moses Odjer and Patrick Asmah warmed the bench for Salernitana in their 2-0 loss at Brescia.
Ransford Selasi was not included in Pescara match day squad that played 3-3 draw with Ternana at home.
Enock Kwarteng missed Nantes 1-1 stalemate with St. Etienne through injury.
Abdul Majeed Waris hit the back of the net for Lorient FC in their 6-1 spanking of lower-tier side Sene in the Coup de France Round of 64.
Grejohn Kyei was not part of Stade Reims match day squad that were booted out of the Coup de France after losing 3-2 on penalties to RC Lens.
Lawrence Ati Zigi made an appearance in a long while for Sochaux Montbiliard when they defeated lower-tier side St. Louis Neuweg 2-1 on penalties in the Coup de France Round of 64.
Ebenezer Ofori was not included in VfL Stuttgart that lost 1-0 at fellow strugglers Werder Bremen.
Daniel Opare picked a booking but completed full action for Augsburg in their 3-1 victory over FSV Mainz.
Kevin-Prince Boateng the winner for Eintracht Frankfurt in their 2-1 win over his former side Hertha Berlin. The 30-year-old did not celebrate the strike due to his history with the club.
Marcel Appiah excelled at the back for VfL Osnabruck in their 2-2 draw at SV Werder Bremen II.
Kadiri Mohammed missed Austria Vienna 1-1 draw with Red Bull Salzburg through suspension after picking a red card last week against AC Wolfsberger.
Bernard Tekpetey was an unused substitute for Altach in their 2-1 home defeat to Sturm Graz.
In the Erste Liga, Samuel Oppong did not make BW Linz squad that were thumped 6-3 by high-flying Neustadt.
Majeed Ashimeru and Kingsley Boateng played magnificently for Austria Lustenau and Reid Grodni respectively as they recorded a 0-0 score line.
Samuel Tetteh lasted 65 minutes for Leifering FC in their 2-2 draw with Wattens.
Richard Gadze was fantastic for Zira FK despite not scoring in their 1-0 win at Sabail.
Nana Akwesi Asare picked a booking but played full throttle for KAA Gent as they beat Zulte Waregem 1-0.
Eric Ocansey provided an assist but lasted 74 minutes for KAS Eupen in their 2-2 draw with Club Brugge. Goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was not part of the Eupen squad.
William Acheampong played full throttle for Royal Antwerp in their 1-1 draw with Standard Liege.
Samuel Asamoah picked a booking but lasted the entire minutes of the game for Sint Truiden in their 1-1 draw with Mouscron.
Bernard Kumordzi played full throttle for Kortrijk in their 4-1 win over Waasland-Beveren. Nana Opoku Ampomah lasted 63 minutes for the losers.
Dennis Appiah had a mixed game as he provided an assist and committed a penalty for Anderlecht in their 2-1 win over Sporting Lokeren.
Joseph Aidoo hit the back of the net after scoring an own goal in the first half as KRC Genk were defeated 3-2 by KV Mechelen.
Osah Bernardinho Tetteh warmed the bench for Westerlo in their 2-0 loss at Lierse.
Striker Francis Narh has still not recovered from injury as his Levski Sofia side were held to a goalles draw by Bistritsa.
Attacking midfielder Carlos Ohene climbed off the bench in their 64th minute for Beroe as they thump Septemvri Sofia 5-1. Ishmael Baidu played a cameo role for the losers.
Maxwell Boadu Acosty made a cameo appearance for Rijeka in their 2-1 loss to Hadjuk Split, who missed the services of Ghanaian striker Ahmed Said through injury.
Obeng Reagan made a cameo appearance for Inter Zaperic in their 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb.
Benjamin Tetteh was introduced in the 68th minute for Bohemians 1905 in their 1-0 loss at Karvina.
Ibrahim Moro played the entire period of Silkeborg in their 3-2 win over Randers at home.
Kelvin Mensah made a cameo appearance for Brondby in their 3-1 victory at Sonderjyske.
Ernest Asante lasted 68 minutes for FC Nordsjaelland in their 3-1 win over FC Copenhagen. Ghanaian trio of Mumin Abdul, Collins Tanor were not part of the Wild Tigers squad but Godsway Donyoh missed the game through injuries.
Joseph Mensah missed AC Horsen squad that played 1-1 at Hobro through injury.
Joseph Paintsil netted his SIXTH league goal for Ferencvarosi in their 3-1 win over Videoton at the Groupama Stadium.
Defender Rashid Sumaila was in his usual bullish mood for Al Qadsia as they walloped Al Tadamon 6-0 in the Kuwaiti Crown Prince Cup.
Abdul Bashiru played 90 minutes action for Prishtina in their goalless draw with KF Feronikeli.
Defender Derrick Luckassen made a cameo appearance for PSV Eindhoven as they labored to beat Sparta Rotterdam 1-0 at the Philip Stadion.
Jonathan Opoku made a cameo appearance for VVV Venlo as they lost 2-0 to AZ Alkmaar at home.
Thomas Agyepong was still missing for NAC Breda through injury as they recorded 3-1 win over Excelsior.
It seems Asumah Abubakar will end the year on the sideline as he was again missing for Willem II in their 3-1 victory over Heracles Almelo.
In the Eerste Divisie, Leroy Owusu played astonishingly well for Almere City in their 1-1 draw at Volendam.
Shadrach Eghan warmed the bench again for Go Ahead Eagle in their 3-0 defeat at Den Bosch.
Aziz Tetteh continued his bench-warming role for Lech Poznan as they drew goalless with Piast Gliwice
Winger Ernest Ohemeng did not make Moreinrense squad that were held to 1-1 draw at home by Maritimo.
Alhassan Wakaso lasted 58 minutes for Vitoria Guimaraes in their 2-1 win at Vitoria Setubal.
In the Segunda Liga, Osei Barnes picked a booking and lasted 69 minutes for Arouca in their 1-0 defeat at Benfica B.
Prince Buaben picked a booking but lasted full minutes for Hearts of Midlothian in their 1-1 draw with Hamilton.
SWITZERLAND Raphael Dwamena climbed off the bench to score for FC Zurich in their 3-1 win over St. Gallen.
Kassim Nuhu lasted full period for Young Boys in their 3-1 loss at Thun.
In the Challenge League, defender Kwadwo Duah was introduced in the 59th minute for Winterthur in their 1-0 home loss to Schaffhausen.
Isaac Vorsah was a stalwart at the back for Ohod in their 2-1 win over Al Qadsia.
Francis Kyeremeh lasted 90 minutes for Radnik FK in their 4-3 home defeat to Mladost.
Owusu Bempah once again missed Vojvodina squad through injury as they played out a 1-1 draw with Partizan Belgrade.
Jones Asare was not included in Javor match day squad that lost 3-0 to giants FK Vozdovac.
Richmond Boakye-Yiadom scored a brace for Red Star Belgrade as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Backa. Defender Abraham Frimpong was not added to the visitors match day squad.
Issah Abass played the entire 90 minutes for NK Olimpija Ljubljana in their 1-0 loss at Domzale. Mitch Apau lasted 72 minutes for the losers but there was no space for Kingsley Boateng on the substitute bench.
Hans Nunoo Sarpei made a cameo appearance for Senica FK in their 3-0 thumping at Moravce.
Sadam Sulley enjoyed full throttle for Michalovce in their 1-1 stalemate against Ruzomberok.
Defender Nicholas Opoku played as Club Africain were beaten 1-0 by Esperance.
Elvis Manu opened his account with a brace for Genclerbirligi in their impressive 4-0 win over Sivasspor. Kamal Issah was an unused substitute for the winners while John Boye missed the clash through injury.
Joseph Attamah opened the scoring for Istanbul Basaksehir in their 5-1 win against Galatasaray.
Emmanuel Agyemang Badu lasted full throttle for Bursaspor in their 3-0 win at Konyaspor. Kofi Atta was not in the squad for the Green Crocodile.
Bernard Mensah scored for Kasimpasa in their 4-2 loss at Fenerbache.
Issac Sackey warmed the bench for Alanyaspor in their 1-0 win over Yeni Malatyaspor.
Joseph Attamah put in a superlative shift for Istanbul Basaksehir as they beat Osmanlispor 1-0 at home.
Kamal Issah was introduced in the 63rd minute for Genclerbirligi as they were spanked 5-1 by Galatasaray while compatriot Elvis Manu warmed the bench.
Jerry Akaminko lasted full minutes for Eskisehirspor as they recorded a 4-0 win over Samsumspor.
Mahatma Otoo was taken off in the 91st minute for Balikesirspor in their goalless draw with Giresunspor.