EPL Wrap: Success, Okaka Start; Dele Scores; Moses Is Back; Iheanacho, Onomah, Kanu Subbed In

Published: April 08, 2017
EPL Wrap: Success, Okaka Start; Dele Scores; Moses Is Back; Iheanacho, Onomah, Kanu Subbed InCatch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 8.

Dele Alli continues to impress for Tottenham Hotspur as they closed the gap on leaders Chelsea to four points following a 4-0 rout of Watford at White Hart Lane.The England midfielder lasted the distance and opened the scoring in the 33rd minute.

Isaac Success started a league game for the first time in six months and put in a full shift while teammate Stefano Okaka subbed out with six minutes left on the clock. Spurs young star Josh Onomah played the last two minutes.

A business like performance from Manchester City saw them defeat relegation-threatened Hull City 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium. Super Eagle Kelechi Iheanacho is back in favour, as he was in action for 17 second-half minutes.

Manchester City defender Tosin Adarabioyo wasn’t involved for the umpteenth time, Hull City wing-back Moses Odubajo is still recovering from injury and was not in the traveling party.

Liverpool came from a goal behind before beating Stoke City 2-1 at Bet365 Stadium. Ovie Ejaria (injury) and Sheyi Ojo (tactical decision) did not make the Reds 18-man squad.

Southampton shocked West Brom 1-0 at the The Hawthorns , with Wales star Hal Robson-Kanu coming off the bench for the Baggies in the 66th minute. Ex-Arsenal youth-teamer Olufela Olomola wasn’t involved for the Saints.

Injured Italy international Angelo Ogbonna was not in the West Ham squad that narrowly beat Swansea City 1-0 at the London Stadium.

Victor Moses starts for Chelsea against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium, teammates Ola Aina and Dominic Solanke missed out on the 18-man squad while Jordon Ibe is on the bench for the Cherries.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

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