EPL: Michael Olise Ruin Iheanacho’s Birthday Party
By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Born to a Nigerian father and French-Algerian mother, Micheal Olise who is eligible to represent four national teams on Sunday ensured Kelechi Iheanacho’s party won’t go as planned but denying his Nigerian brother and his Leicester City a win on his birthday scoring one of the goals that aided Crystal Palace’s incredible comeback, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
In the game played at Selhurst Park on Sunday afternoon, Kelechi Iheanacho gave Leicester City the lead in the 31st minute as his birthday present to the club and it’s fans before Jamie Vardy ensured Leicester were in full control going into the break when he made it 2-0 in the 37th minute.
Michael Olise started the comeback for Palace when he scored in the 61st minute and Jeffrey Schulpp completed the comeback for Palace in the 72nd minute.
Frank Onyeka was again outstanding as Brentford continued their impressive start to the Premier League season with a shocking 2-1 results over host, West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Onyeka was actively involved in the end-to-end actions on the pitch in his 82 minutes if participation before paving way for teammate Mads Bidstrup.
Harry Kane’s struggles in front of goal continued on Sunday although Tottenham were able to muster a 2-1 win over Aston Villa thanks to goals from Hoejbjerg and Matt Target (OG). Ollie Watkins scored Villa’s only goal.
A show of class engulfed with beauty was what we witnessed in sunday’s last fixture between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield Road.
The game between two of the best teams in the league was delivered an end-to-end entertaining match which kept fans at the edge of their seats till the final whistle was blown.
Sadio Mane (51′) and Mohamed Salah (76′) were the scorers for Liverpool while Manchester City will have Phil Foden (69′) and Kelvin De Brunne (81′) to thank for helping them pick a point away from home in the hotly contested encounter that ended 2-2.
What a way to wrap up a weekend preceding the international break.
Players are on the move to their respective national team for the world cup qualifiers across the globe and they’ll make a return in over 8 days time with Chelsea sitting on top of the log.