EPL Wrap: Balogun Goes 90; Iwobi Subbed In; Moses, Solanke,Ofoborh, Billing Not In 18; Ibe BenchedPublished: December 08, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that were in action for their respective clubs in the English Premier League on Saturday, December 8.
Nigerian players with dual nationalities and have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.
In the early kickoff at the Vitality Stadium, Liverpool claimed a win and Mohamed Salah the match ball, beating Bournemouth 4-0.
Steve Cook had the misfortune to make it 3 - 0 through an own goal on 68 minutes.
Reds youngster Dominic Solanke and Cherries midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh were not in the 18 while Jordon Ibe was an unused substitute against his old club.
Elsewhere, Burnley registered a 1-0 win over Brighton & Hove at Turf Moor with Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun making only his second start of the season and playing the full game.
The Seagulls found themselves behind at the break, James Tarkowski scoring what proved to be the match winner in the 40th minute.
Over to the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal had to wait until the 83rd minute before Lucas Torreira gave them the breakthrough in their hard fought 1-0 win over Huddersfield Town.
While Alex Iwobi was introduced at half-time by Unai Emery, Denmark U21 international Philip Billing was unavailable for selection due to an accumulation of cards.
In the standout fixture of the weekend, Victor Moses is not in Chelsea's 18-man squad against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
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