Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Halfway To Breaking EPL Record; Anichebe Makes First Start; Barkley & Anya Go Distance; Alli Features
Published: December 28, 2015
Premier League Wrap : Ighalo Halfway To Breaking EPL Record; Anichebe Makes First Start; Barkley & Anya Go Distance; Alli FeaturesA review of players of Nigerian descent that were in action on game day 19 in the English Premier League is headlined by Odion Ighalo scoring for the sixth consecutive game in Watford’s 2- 1 loss to Spurs at Vicarage Road.

The Super Eagles frontman, who was yellow - carded in the 65th minute, was in action for 90 minutes and restored parity for the Hornets four minutes before half time.

If Ighalo manages to score in each of his next 6 games in the top - flight, he will break the record set by Jamie Vardy of Leicester City towards the end of last month.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was substituted in the 81st minute while Josh Onomah was not in the squad. Ikechi Anya went the distance for Watford.

Over to Carrow Road for the clash between Norwich City and Aston Villa. The away team lost 2 - 0 . Former England international Gabby Agbonlahor was not named in Aston Villa
’s squad for the fourth game in a row.

Nigeria international Victor Anichebe was handed his first start of this season in West Brom
’s hard fought 1 - 0 win over Newcastle United. The striker was replaced two minutes from time.

In a thriller at Goodison Park between Everton and Stoke City , it finished 4 - 3 in favour of the visitors.

Ross Barkley worked a 90 - minute shift in midfield and set up Deulofeu for the third goal netted by the Toffees. Peter Odemwingie was not included in the Potters squad yet again.
 
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