Team Of The Week Honours For Huddersfield's Billing, Chelsea Loanee AbrahamPublished: November 28, 2018
Two players of Nigerian descent on the radar of the Nigeria Football Federation, Huddersfield Town's Philip Billing and Aston Villa's Tammy Abraham, have been named to the Premier League and Championship Team of the Week.
Football statistics website Whoscored picked Billing as one of the two central midfielders in a 4-4-2 formation along with teammate Aaron Mooy after starring in the Terriers 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Denmark U21 international won five aerial duels vs Wolves, attempted two shots, made two key passes, completed two dribbles and was fouled two times.
Defensively, he made two tackles, five interceptions and blocked three shots and was awarded a rating of 8.79.
A division lower, Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham landed on the Team of the Week after terrorizing the Birmingham City defense in a 4-2 win in which he scored his team's third goal from the spot five minutes into the second half.
The England U21 star had a game-high four shots, won three aerial duels, made one key pass and completed one take-on.
Abraham was named in attack in the ceremonial Team of the Week alongside Norwich City's Teemu Pukki, and was rated 7.91.
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