EPL Wrap: Ndidi Injured; Iheanacho & Moses Start; Abraham Ineligible; Billing & Ibe Subbed In

Published: April 28, 2018
EPL Wrap: Ndidi Injured; Iheanacho & Moses Start; Abraham Ineligible; Billing & Ibe Subbed In A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, April 28th.

Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.

In the early kick off at Anfield, Liverpool failed to pick up maximum points against Stoke City as they played out a goalless stalemate with the Potters.

Dominic Solanke was left on the substitutes bench for the entirety of the game.

At Selhurst Park which hosted Leicester City, the Foxes took a big 5-0 trouncing at the hands of Crystal Palace, courtesy of goals from Van Aanholt, Christian Benteke, Wilfried Zaha, James MCArthur and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi started from the off for the visitors, with Iheanacho making way for Fousseni Diabate after the first half. The midfielder was replaced five minutes into the second half due to injury.

At the Kirklees Stadium, Everton beat Huddersfield 2-0 with goals coming from Idrissa Gana and Cenk Tosun.

Phillip Billing came on after 59 minutes for The Terriers, replacing teammate, Collin Quaner.

Dusan Tadic's double proved consummate enough to separate Southampton and Bournemouth at the St Mary's stadium, rendering Joshua Long's effort consolatory in a 2-1 turnout.

Jordon Ibe was introduced for The Cherries in the 64th minute to take the place of teammate, Lys Mousset.

Finally at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea City's Tammy Abraham is not eligible to face his current club while Victor Moses starts for the Blues.

Emmanuel Chinaza

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