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Nwakaeme On Target In Hapoel Beer Sheva’s Europa Cup Loss to FC Viktoria Plzeň

Anthony Nwakaeme came off the bench to put one back for his Isreal-based club Hapoel Beer Sheva as they lost 3-1 away to FC Viktoria Plzeň at Doosan Aréna on Thursday.

The home side who lost their first group stage game 3-0 to Romania’s FCSB were the better team in the opening stages of the encounter and their impressive start was rewarded with a goal from Petrzela in the 29th minutes of the game off Kopic’s assist.

At the end of the interval, it was FC Viktoria Plzeň 1- 0 Hapoel Beer Sheva. Hapoel Beer Sheva who won their first game against Lugano 2-1 came out a different team in the second half and they got their equalizer in the 69th minute through Anthony Nwakaeme.

Anthony Nwakaeme scored his goal 7 minutes after coming in for former Chelsea player Ben Saher, the Nigerian controlled a pass from Elo in front of a defender before powering in from the box.

Unfortunately for the visitors, their joy was cut short 7 minutes after Nwakaeme’s goal as Kopic who provided the hosts’ first goal put his name on the scorers’ chat and Nwakaeme and co were dealt further blow when Bakos scored the third goal three minutes after coming on to seal the win for Viktorka.

John Ogu was on for the entire duration of the match as he also couldn’t stop the hosts from beating Hapoel Beer Sheva in Czech Republic.

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