By Samuel Omaenikun
In a weekend of exciting football all around the globe that saw lot of goals being scored Nigerians were not left out as they suffered mixed fortunes.....
Kelechi Iheanacho tasted defeat with Manchester City for the first time this season as they lost to Tottenham 2 nil.
Iheanacho was brought on in the second half but could do nothing to save City from falling to Tottenham.
Alex Iwobi couldn't continue his brilliant form of recent weeks as the Gunners struggled for a hard laboured win against Stoke city.
In the 71st minute Alex Iwobi was taken off and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was brought on. Arsenal would eventually win the game one nil.
Odion Ighalo was out of sorts for Watford and was taken off in the 58th minute and fellow Nigerian Isaac Success was brought on.
Success would repay the faith of the coach in the 65minute as he scored the equaliser for Watford. Full time Watford 2 - 2 AFC Bournemouth
Victor Moses got his first start of the season as Chelsea beat Hull City two nil.
Moses was lively and earned the man of the match award. He was substituted in the 85th minute Victor Moses was substituted for Pedro Rodriguez.
Moses performance however came at a cost for Nigeria as he copped a hamstring injury in the encounter and he is now a major doubt for the Super Eagles' 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture against Zambia.
Carl Ikeme was in fine form for Wolverhampton Wanderers but could do nothing to stop his team from losing by 2 goals to one to Norwich City.
Vincent Enyeama was back in winning ways as he kept a clean sheet and Lille got a slim one nil win over Nancy.
Fred Friday was instrumental as AZ Alkmaar got an away point, against Sparta Rotterdam in a keenly contested encounter that ended one goal a piece.
Onyinye Ndidi played all 90 minutes as Genk got a well deserved 2-1 win over KV Mechelen.
Moses Simon and his Gent side feel 0-1 to Club Brugge away from home, Simon was pulled off the game in the 79th minute.
Henry Chukwuemeka Onyekuru got the equaliser for AS Eupen in way would turn out to be a disastrous home game as they would go on to lose 1-4 to Royal Excel Mouscron.
Teammate Anthony Bassey also played the entity of the while the other Nigerian Jamabo Odeni George was brought on in the 75th minute.
Brown Ideye continued his impressive form as a got on the score sheet as Olympiacos ran out 3 - 0 winners over AEK Athens.
Ideye has six goals in ten appearances for Olympiacos this season.
Nigerians Isaac Promise and Ogenyi Onazi squared off in the Super Lig on Saturday as Karabukspor beat Trabzonspor 4-0 in a thoroughly one-sided encounter.
Isaac Promise watched from the bench as his team was clinical in front of goal.
Onazi was brought on to calm things down but within a minute of his introduction Trabzonspor conceded another.
Elsewhere, Nigerian Samuel Eduok was an unused substitute as his side Kasımpasa edged Kayserispor 3-1.
Godfrey Oboabona made his seventh start for Rizespor who lost by a lone goal to Beskitas.
Emmanuel Emenike was on for 90 minute but was unable to find the back of the net for Fenerbahce. It ended Osmanlispor FK 1 - 1 Fenerbahce
William Troost-Ekong was in center defence for FK Haugesund, He was on for the full game.
The game finished FK Haugesund 1 - 1 Sarpsborg 08
Bonke Innocent and Ifeanyi Matthew were both starters in Lillestrom’s 2-1 win away to Stabaek.