Omeruo Stars In Leganes Win; Aina Subbed On As Torino Hold Juventus


Super Eagles wing back Ola Aina was handed a cameo appearance in Torino’s 1-1 draw with Juventus in a Serie A game on Friday reports

The Nigerian international came on for Sasa Lukic in the 79th minute of the draw.

By Johnny Edward


Lukic gave the Bulls the lead after 18 minutes but Cristiano Ronaldo drew the Champions, Juventus level with a stunning header six minutes from time denied Torino a derby win away to Juventus since 1995.


The goal was Ronaldo’s 21st Serie A goal of the season.

Torino remain sixth with 57 points from 35 games in the Italian Serie A table.

They face  Sassuolo in their next game on Sunday.


In Spain, Kenneth Omeruo made his 26th La Liga appearance for Leganes who thrashed Sevilla 3-0 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on Friday.


First half goals from Youssef En-Nesyri in the eight minute and another from Martin Braithwaite in the 20th minute and a third from Oscar seven minutes from time secured an emphatic win for Leganes.


Leganes move up to ninth in the Spanish La Liga table with 45 points from 36 points.


They face Espanyol in their next game on Sunday.


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