Performance of Ghanaian players over the weekend

By Michael Duah
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Performance of Ghanaian players over the weekend

Prime News Ghana brings you a comprehensive wrap of how Ghanaian players fared for their respective clubs over the weekend.

It was a quiet weekend for Ghanaian players in terms of conversion rate as few registered their names on the score sheet.

However, performance-wise, there were plenty of positives from most of the players across the major leagues as well as the lesser known leagues.

ENGLAND

Christian Atsu was an unused substitute for Newcastle United as they recorded a 1-0 win at the St James park over Watford.

Daniel Amartey watched from the stands due to injury he sustained last weekend as his side Leicester City Crused to a 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town.

Jeffrey Schlupp came on in the 80th minute for Crystal Palace as they were trashed 3-1 by Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge. Jordan Ayew played the last 19 minutes for the visitors.

In the premier league 2, English born Ghanaian Jerome Opoku was not in the team for Fulham when they won 2-0 against Southampton.

Joseph Annang was between the sticks for West Ham United when they lost 2-0 to Derby County.

English-born Ghanaian striker Eddie Nketia scored brace but it wasn't enough to save Arsenal's U-23 side from slipping to their first defeat in eight Premier League 2 fixtures on Saturday, as Chelsea ran out 5-4 winners. Callum Hudson Odoi played full throttle for Chelsea. Ethan Ampadu was substituted in the 46th minute while Tariq Lamptey also came on for the Blues.

In the Championship, Andy Yiadom played 90 minutes and was booked for Reading FC when they won 3-2 against Bristol City.

In-form Albert Adomah played 73 minutes for Aston Villa when they defeated Bolton Wanderers 2-0.

In League One, Kwesi Appiah made an appearance for AFC Wimbledon when they lost 2-1 against Shrewsbury Town.

Joe Dodoo was a 79th-minute substitute for Blackpool as they lost 3-0 to Bristol Rovers. 

Tarique Fosu was an unused substitute for Charlton Athletic when they lost 2-0 to Doncaster Rovers.

Abu Ogogo played 69 minutes for Coventry City as they drew 1-1 with Accrington Stanley. 

In League Two, Alex Addai played the last 12 minutes for Cheltenham when they played a 2-2 draw with Mansfield.

English born Ghanaian Bernard Mensah warmed the bench for Lincoln City when they won 2-1 against Forest Green Rovers.

Kobby Arthur played the last 25 minutes for Macclesfield in their 4-1 loss to Bury.

Hiram Boateng was not part of Exeter City’s squad that lost 2-0 to Tranmere Rovers.

SPAIN
Atletico Madrid played a 1-1 draw with CD Leganes. Thomas Partey was a 72nd-minute substitute.

Emmanuel Boateng was an unused substitute as UD Levante drew 1-1 with Villareal.

In the Segunda Division, Yaw Yeboah was substituted in the 78 minutes for CD Numancia when they won 2-0 against Tenerife.

FRANCE
Lawrence Ati-Zigi was on the bench for Sochaux when they played goalless draw with Paris FC.

Ebenezer Assifuah cameoed for Le Havre when they lost 1-0 to Niort.

Emmanuel Ntim watched from the bench when his side Valenciennes lost 4-2 to Troyes.

Kyei Grejohn was not in the squad for Lens when they lost 1-0 to Chateauroux.

ITALY
Kwadwo Asamoah was an unused substitute for Inter Milan when they thrashed Genoa 5-0.

Afriyie Acquah was substituted in the 67th minute for Empoli when they lost 5-1 at SS Napoli.

Bright Addae played full throttle for Ascoli when they beat Benevento Calcio 2-1.

Nicholas Opoku played the full throttle for Udinese as he handed AC Milan victory by losing possession in midfield which was capitalised by the Rossoneri in injury-time.

Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alfred Duncan featured as Sassuolo recorded a 2-0 away win over Chievo Verona.

GERMANY
Derrick Luckassen was left out of Hertha Berlin squad that were white-washed 3-0 at home by RB Leipzig.

Kasim Nuhu played 90 minutes and was booked for TSG Hoffenheim when they thrashed Bayer Leverkusen 4-1.

Baba Abdul-Rahman was once again not included in the Schalke 04 team that won 3-1 against Hannover 96.

Hans Nunoo Sarpei warmed the bench for VfB Stuttgart when the lost 3-0 to Eintracht Frankfurt.

In the Bundesliga II, David Atanga and Jan Gyamarah all played 90 minutes for their respective side when Greuther Furth and Bochum played a pulsating 2-2 draw. Gyamarah picked a booking in the game.

Bernard Tepketey played full throttle and was booked for SC Paderborn 07 when they lost 2-0 to Duisburg. Christopher Adjei-Antwi came on in the 60th minute. Claude Gyau didn’t make the victors match day team.

Noah Awuku was absent for Holstein Kiel when they drew 2-2 with Ingolstadt. Kingsley Schindler grabbed a goal for Kiel.

Steffan Nkansah played 90 minutes and was booked for Braunschweig when they played a 1-1 draw with Grossaspach

German-born Ghanaian Anton-Leander Donkor warmed the bench for Hansa Rostock when played a 1-1 draw with Jena. Phil Ofosu-Ayeh was left out of Rostock matchday squad.

BELGIUM
Joseph Aidoo played 90 minutes for Genk while Joseph Painstil was an unused substitute when they played a pulsating 1-1 draw with Club Brugge.

Nana Kwesi Asare played full throttle for Gent when they won 3-1 against Kortrijk. Bernard Kumordzi was an unused substitute for the losers.

In the Proximus League, Edwin Egyere scored the only goal for Tubize when they got thrashed 4-1 by OH Leuven. Divine Naah played full throttle for the losers. Kamal Sowah was left out of the victor's matchday squad.

BULGARIA
Edwin Gyasi watched from the bench as his side CSKA Sofia won 1-0 against Lokomotiv Plovdiv.

Ishmael Baidu played 90 minutes for Septemvri Sofia when they piped Vereya 1-0. Micheal Tawiah played 75 minutes for the losers.

BELARUS
Yahaya Seidu played full throttle for Dinamo Minsk when they piped Vitebsk 1-0.

AUSTRIA
Seth Paintsil missed Admira Wacker 3-2 defeat to Hartberg through injury.

Samuel Tetteh came on in the 57 minutes for LASK Linz in their 2-2 draw with St. Polten.

In the Bundesliga 2, Kennedy Boateng played full throttle for Ried when they played goalless draw with Austria Klagenfurt.

Felix Adjei scored for Wattens in their 4-0 smashing of Liefering FC. Gideon Mensah cameoed for the losers.

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CROATIA
Obeng Regan played 90 minutes and was booked for Istra 1961 as they lost 1-0 to Lokomotiva Zagreb. 

DENMARK
Collins Tanor was not in the squad for Hobro when they lost 1-0 to OB Odense.

NETHERLANDS
Dutch-born Ghanaian Cody Gakpo was an unused substitute for PSV when they piped Vitesse 1-0.

Myron Boadu missed AZ Alkmaar 1-0 win over De Graafschap through injury.

In the Eerste Division, Rodney Antwi cameoed for Volendam in their 2-1 win at Dordrecht.

Kelvin Luckassen was not included in Almere City matchday squad that beat Helmond 2-1.

Asumah Abubakar cameoed for Maastricht in their 2-0 home loss to Sparta Rotterdam.

MEXICO
Joseph Akrong played 90 minutes for Zacaptec in their 2-0 defeat at Cimarrones de Sonora.

SLOVAKIA
Benson Annang watched from the bench as his side MSK Zilina thrashed Ruzomberok 3-0.

Patrick Asmah was missing in FK Senica matchday team that won 3-0 against ZiON Moravce.

Osman Bukari was substituted in the 58 minutes for Trencin when they lost 3-1 to Sered

Mitch Apaw played 90 minutes for Slovan Bratislava when they thrashed Michalovce 6-0. Sadam Sulley was substituted in the halftime for the losers.

SERBIA
Red Star Belgrade won 2-0 against Proleter. Richmond Boakye Yiadom and Rashid Sumaila were all out of the team for victors.

Francis Kyeremeh played 76 minutes for Radnik in their 2-0 win against Dinamo Vranje. Zakaria Suraka played full throttle for the losers.

Samuel Owusu registered an assist and scored for NK Cukaricki in their 2-1 win over Mladost.


SWEDEN
Thomas Boakye was substituted at the start of the second half for Halmstad when they lost 2-1 to Orgryt.

IF Gefle lost 4-0 to Degerfors. Isaac Shaze played 76 minutes for the losers.

Sadam Karim played 90 minutes for Landskrona Bois when they lost 2-1 to Jonkopings.

Lawson Sabah played full throttle for Linkoping City when they won 3-0 against Rynninge.

SAUDI ARABIA
Carlos Ohene enjoyed full period of action for SC Ohod in their 1-0 win over Al Taawon.

RUSSIA
Aziz Tetteh played 62 minutes for Dynamo Moscow as they drew 0-0 with CSKA Moscow. 

ROMANIA
Isaac Donkor played full throttle for U Craiova 1948 CV when they beat Poli lasi 3-0.

Joseph Mensah was a 74th-minute substitute for Sepsi in their 3-1 loss to FC Hermannstadt.

TURKEY
Andre Ayew played the full throttle for Fenerbahce as they played a pulsating 2-2 draw with rivals Galatasaray. 

Elvis Manu picked a booking for Akhisar Genclik Spor in their 1-1 stalemate with Erzurum BB.

Attamah Lawerh cameoed for Istanbul Basaksehir as they pipped Besiktas 1-0 at home.

Black Stars captain Asamoah Gyan and Benard Mensah played  5 and 22 minutes respectively for Kayserispor as they suffered a 3-1 loss.

QATAR
Lawrence Quaye played 75 minutes for Umm Salal when they lost 5-1 to Al-Sadd.

Al Ahli Doha won 2-0 against Al Khor. John Benson lasted the entire duration of the game for them.

USA
Gladson Awako and Solomon Asante featured as Phoenix Rising defeated Orange County 2-1 to clinch the Western Conference play-off final.

INDIA
Philip Adjah Tetteh helped Mohammedan Sporting Club to edge past Baarhoongkha AC 1-0 in the final of the Jwhwlao Swmbla Basumatary Memorial Gold Cup to clinch the title, Tetteh was adjudged the best Player of the tournament and Man of the Match in the final.

NORWAY
Enoch Kwakwa played the entire game for Falkenbergs when they drew 2-2 with Norrby.