Chukwueze, Olayinka, Iyayi impress as Europa League enters Quarter-Finals stage!

A handful of Nigerian players were on display for their respective clubs as the 2020/2021 Europa League season reaches the quarter-finals stage.

Super Eagles winger, Samuel Chukwueze had another impressive performance on the night as Villareal progressed into the quarter-finals of the Europa League with another 2-0 victory over Dynamo Kyiv.

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The winger provided an assist for Gerard Moreno’s opener in the 13th minute before he was substituted for Alex Baena in the 71st minute.

Peter Olayinka helped Slavia Prague reach the last eight of the Europa League as the Czech Champions secured a 2 nil victory over Rangers at the Ibrox Stadium.

Olayinka’s thumping header gave the away side the lead as early as the 14th minute before was doubled by Nicolae Stanciu in the 74th minute.

In one of the remarkable victories of the round, Dynamo Zagreb erased a two-goal deficit as they stunned Tottenham 3-0 at home to secure an Europa League quarter-finals ticket for the first time.

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Iyayi Atiemwen, a Nigerian midfielder provided the assists for the second goal on a famous night for the Croatian club.

The quarter-finals draw of the Europa League will be decided later today.

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