VIDEO: Ighalo 15th league goal takes him atop scorer chat as Al Hilal win big at Al Nassr
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VIDEO: Ighalo 15th league goal takes him atop scorer chat as Al Hilal win big at Al Nassr

Odion Ighalo has scored his 15th league goal of the season in Al Hilal big win at Al Nassr in Saudi top-flight league game on Thursday.

The Super Eagles forward was involved in two goals as his visiting side Al Hilal trashed home team Al Nassr 4-0 at the Mrsool Park.

Former West Brom attacker Matheus Pereira scored the first goal of the game in the 16th minute of the game.

Odion Ighalo teed up Salem Al-Dawsari who scored Al Hilal second goal in the 34th minute of the game.

Salem Al-Dawsari completed his brace in the 45+2 minutes of the game to hand visiting Al Hilal a comfortable 3-0 win at halftime.

The home team were reduced to 10 when former Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori was sent off in the 63rd minute of the game.

12 minutes after playing with a man advantage, Odion Ighalo scored a great goal to complete the 4-0 rout.

The goal is Odion Ighalo’s 15th in the league and one which takes him to the top of the goal scorers chart.

Odion Ighalo now has 15 goals in 21 league games (12 goals in 18 league games for Al Shabab and 3 goals in 3 league games for Al Hilal.

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. 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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