'Abraham Calls, Osimhen Responds' - Fans React As Chelsea, Lille Strikers Net Maiden UCL Goals

Published: October 02, 2019
'Abraham Calls, Osimhen Responds' - Fans React As Chelsea, Lille Strikers Net Maiden UCL Goals Wednesday's Champions League fixture between Chelsea and Lille saw three Nigerian players in action as Chelsea's Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori battled Lille's Victor Osimhen at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy Stadium.

Birthday boy Tammy Abraham gave the Blues the lead when he converted from close range in the 22nd minute after receiving the ball from Fikayo Tomori.

Chelsea's lead lasted for just 11 minutes as another in-form Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen scored a brilliant header to restore parity in the 33rd minute.

Though Willian scored the winning goal in the 77th minute, Osimhen and Abraham's goalscoring performances were lauded by Nigerians.

Here are some of the most interesting comments on Twitter:

@iamt_hansom: "Victor Osimhen with the equalising goal for Lille Metropole...Two Nigerians strikers scoring in this game. Abraham with the other goal #LILCHE"

@iamkoolkola: "Abraham calls, Osimhen responds!"

@sundayezzy: "Tammy Abraham scores for Chelsea, Victor Osimhen responds for Lille. I am loving ds"

@king_osteen: "Who need Tammy Abraham when we have Victor Osimhen .. #LILCHE."

@ChidiDev: "Abraham and his brother Osimhen are painting France green white green. The lads are net busters."

@adebayodayo221: "Osimhen squaring up with Abraham in the #ucl it's a Nigerians affair. Who will replace ighalo #LILCHE."

@GrimandiTweets_: "Battle of the Nigerian strikers Osimhen 1-1 Abraham #LOSCCFC"

@BFawzie: "Victor Osimhen is giving NFF reasons to forget about Tammy Abraham."

@akinkunmy: "This is the perfect time to compare Osimhen with Tammy Abraham.....and they're both aware."

@__GoziOleks__: "Two Nigerian players doing us proud tonightđŸ•ș Tammy Abraham & Victor Osimhen .....THAT'S THE TWEET #LILCHE".

@FootballYarnz: "Victor Osimhen no be anybody mate. Make Tammy Abraham Park well abeg. If e like
make e go play England. What Abraham can do, Osimhen go do am hundred times."

@NGfooty: "Victor Osimhen is a world class striker!"

@_omoissy: "Victor Osimhen can't just stop scoring!!! A star in the making! #LILCHE #LOSCCHE"

Ibukun Italoye

Photo Credit : losc.fr

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