Sports News Round-Up
Written by Uthy on August 30, 2017
TWENTY-four goals were recorded in the week thirty six matches played over the weekend in the Nigeria Professional Football League as Eyimba got the highest goals of the week and Walloped Wikki Tourists of Bauchi by four goals to nil.
The league Leader, Plateau United were forced to a one draw against Rivers United, Remo Stars Lost at home by two goals to one against Rangers International of Enugu.
The hope of ABS Ilorin FC to survive the heat was dashed as they lost to Gombe by two goals to one, Abia Warriors pipped MFM by a lone goal, Nasarawa also recorded one zero slender victory over Kano pillars, while Elkanaemi Warriors of Maiduguri and Shooting Stars of Ibadan settled for a one all draw.
Kastina United defeated Sunshine Stars of Akure by two goals to nil, Akwa United two Lobi Stars one, Niger tornadoes defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah by two goals to one.
In Europe, Manchester United Continue their dominance to the start of the Season in the EPL as the red devils defeated Leicester City by two goals to nil to record nine maximum points on the log, while the League Champions, Chelsea beat Everton by two goals to nil.
In Spanish Laliga, the defending Champions, Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabour were forced to a two all draw by Valencia, while their rival, Barcelona defeated Alaves in an away tie.