Chukwueze Bags First La Liga Goal in 11 Months

By Olamide Oyetunji - Super Eagles skilful winger Samuel Chukwueze has finally registered his first Spanish La Liga goal in the ongoing 2020/2021 season for Villarreal.

Villarreal overpowered Valladolid with goals from Chukwueze and Pau and further extending their unbeaten run to seven games.

Emery's team won again and has already accumulated victories in LaLiga and the UEFA Europa League and In fact, this season they have only lost to FC Barcelona at the Camp Nou.

This time, they defeated Real Valladolid at the Estadio de la CerĂ¡mica thanks to goals from Nigerian Chukwueze and Pau.

Unai Emery opted for a 4-4-2, as their number eleven was also named in the starting eleven for the Monday night fixture.

The Submarine went at full speed, knowing the importance of the three points at stake. Thus, the chances and the goals would not be long in coming.

Samuel Chukwueze smartly finished off a fast counter attacking move from close range in the 20th minutes to end his long awaiting drought.

He played for 62 minutes before he was being replaced by Take as the Yellow Submarine ran away with a comfortable 2-0 victory.

Samuel Chukwueze is one of the invitees for Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in Benin City and Freetown later this month.

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