Chidera Ejuke

Chidera Ejuke scores fourth goal of the season in CSKA Moscow 3-1 victory! Video

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Chidera Ejuke continued his excellent run for CSKA Moscow, scoring a goal in a 3-1 comeback win over Krylia Sovetov.

The hosts were looking to upset the newly promoted side at the VEB Arena after going undefeated in their last seven matches in all competitions.

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However, it was the visitors who seized the lead in the 11th minute, thanks to Ivan Sergeyev, who was set up by Yuri Gorshkov.

Despite multiple attacking surges, Aleksei Berezutski’s troops were unable to equalize, and they went into halftime down by a goal.

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Ejuke equalized for CSKA Moscow three minutes before the hour mark in a fortunate turn of events

Despite multiple attacking surges, Aleksei Berezutski’s troops were unable to equalize, and they went into halftime down by a goal.

Chidera Ejuke equalized for CSKA Moscow three minutes before the hour mark in a fortunate turn of events. (Watch video here)

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That goal boosted their spirits, and Fyodor Chalov gave them the lead for the first time in the 85th minute, before Anton Zabolotny secured the win four minutes later.

With this result, CSKA Moscow climbs to third place in the Russian top flight with 23 points from 12 games, while the newly promoted side remains in eighth place with 16 points from the same number of games.

They face Leonid Slutsky’s Rubin Kazan in the Kazan Arena Central Stadiuon the 26th of October. Berezutski’s team plays Metallurg Lipetsk in a Russian Cup match before that crucial match.

The talented Super Eagles star beat out captain Igor Akinfeev and Anton Zabolotny to win the club’s Player of the Month award for September.

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Despite the fact that he did not score, the winger put in strong performances for the Red Blues, who went undefeated in their first four games.

Chidera Ejuke began his professional career with Gombe United in 2016 before moving to Europe to play for Valeranga in Norway between 2017 and 2018.

On the international stage, he made his Super Eagles debut on October 13, 2020, when Gernot Rohr’s side drew 1-1 with Tunisia in a friendly match at the Jacques Lemans Arena.

Following his arrival in Russia, Ejuke emphasized his intention to follow in the footsteps of his international teammate Ahmed Musa and excel with the 13-time Russian champions.

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