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Samuel Chukwueze stars in Villarreal eight-goal thriller against Barcelona

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze was beyond impressive in Villarreal’s 4-4 draw against Barcelona at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Tuesday.

The newly crowned young footballer of the year at the second AITEO-NFF Awards held in Lagos on Monday awards was unstoppable in their La Liga game against the champions.

Samuel Chukwueze singlehandedely brought Villarrral back into the game after his invlovement in the two goals that brought them on level terms with Barcelona.

After going down to early goals, Chukwueze finished off a counter attack for Villarrreal’s first goal before assisting the second goal.

Villarrreal went two goals ahead but were pegged back by two late goals from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Samuel Chukwueze was on the pitch for 87th minutes and within that time he was able to produce a man of the match display.

Samuel scored and assisted a goal, had 5 shots, won three dribbles, one tackle and made one key pass.

He has scored a total of seven goals, assisted three goals in twenty nine games that he has played in all competitions.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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