Performance of Ghanaian Players Abroad: Jordan, K.P on target as Atsu stages vital injury return

It’s another week of wonderful performances for Ghanaian players abroad. Jordan Ayew staged a wonderful performance to break a 15-year old record for Crystal Palace as they beat Manchester United 2-1 at the Old Trafford.

Kevin Prince Boateng zoomed off the season in stupendous style by finding the back of the net for Fiorentina while Kwadwo Poku stole the headlines in the USL with a swashbuckling brace for Tampa Bay Rowdies.

Austria

Samuel Tetteh came from the bench on the 56th minute to help LASK grab a 2-1 away win over Rapid Wien on Saturday. Tetteh’s contribution in the game was immense.

Felix Adjei was an unused sub for Swarovski Tirol as they lost 2-0 away to Sturm Graz.

Majeed Ashmeru came on in the 75th minute for Red Bull Salzburg in their 5-0 mauling of Admira. Seth Paintsil was an unused sub for the defeated visitors.

Belgium

Joseph Paintsil continued his wonderful performance for KRC Genk as they pipped Anderlecht at the Luminus Arena on Friday evening. The Ghanaian lasted the full duration of regulation time.

At the Jan Breydelstadion, it was an –all Ghana affair as Godfred Donsah and Thomas Agyepong were in action at each end. Donsah made his debut for Cercle Brugge in their 1-0 win over Wassland-Beveren and lasted for 73 minutes in the game. Winger Agyepong lasted 63 minutes for Waasland-Beveren.

Samuel Asamoah lasted the entire duration of the game for Sint-Truiden in their 0-0 stalemate with Zulte-Waregem. Asamoah had a great game in the midfield for the home side.

Eric Ocansey was on target for Kortrijk as they lost 2-1 away to Standard Liege. Ocansey lasted the entire duration of the game.

Czech Republic

Defender Emmanuel Antwi was an unused sub when his side Pribram won 4-0 at home over Jablonec.

Benjamin Tetteh lasted the full 90 minutes for Sparta Praha in their 3-1 away defeat to Slovan Liberec.

Denmark

Three of the Ghanaian youngsters at Nordjaelland FK were handed starting roles in their 3-1 defeat to Copenhagen.

Sadiq Ibrahim was on target for Nordjaelland FK on the 30th minute to restore parity for them as the home side took the lead through an own goal.

Kudus Mohammed and Isaac Atanga started the game and lasted the entire duration.

Abu Francis came on for Sadiq on the 70th minute and Abdul Mumin came on in the 81st minute.

England

It was a party for Ghana duo Jeffrey Schlupp and Jordan Ayew as Crystal Palace shocked Manchester United with a 2-1 win at the Old Trafford. Schlupp provided an assist for Jordan to break the deadlock in the 32nd minute. Jordan lasted 75 minutes while Schlupp lasted 80 minutes for The Eagles.

Kevin Danso lasted the entire duration of the game as Southampton grabbed a 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion at the American Express Community Stadium. Danso made his debut for Southampton in the win.

On Sunday, Christian Atsu staged a wonderful injury return for Newcastle United, providing an assist for his side’s only goal to win the game. He came on in the 17th minute.

In the Championship, Andy Yiadom was amazing once again for Reading FC as they secured a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town on the road on Saturday. The Ghanaian was in an amazing shape for the visitors as he lasted the entire duration of the game.

Albert Adomah came from the bench on the 72nd minute for Nottingham Forest in their 2-1 away win over Fulham at the Craven Cottage on Saturday.

Andre Ayew lasted the full throttle of the game for Swansea City as they recorded a wonderful 3-0 win at home over Birmingham City.

Finland

In the Finnish Veikkausliiga, Baba Mensah and David Addy were both in action for Ilvs who traveled to secure a 2-2 stalemate at Hifk in Helsinki.

Evans Mensah was an 81st minute sub for HJK as they secured a 1-0 win on the road at HONKA. Nasiru Zakaria Banahene came on for HONKA in the 86th minute of the game.

Anthony Annan is expected to play for Inter Turku as they host KPV on Monday. Ishmael Yartey and Isaac Shaze are also expected to feature for KPV as they visit Annan at the Veritas Stadion.

France

Black Stars defender John Boye lasted the entire duration of the game for Metz as they were brutally beaten by 3-0 by Angers SCO at the Stade Raymond-Kopa on Saturday.

Enock Kwateng was in full time action for Bordeaux in their 2-0 win on the road at Dijon. The Ghanaian was stupendous for his side at the Stade Gaston-Gerard.

In the France Ligue 2, goalkeeper Larence Ati-Zigi was an unused substitute for Sochaux in their 3-0 win at home over Nancy.

Ebenezer Assifuah was an unused substitute for Le Havre in the 3-1 home win over Grenoble Foot. The Ghanaian is yet to taste a game for his side this season.

19-year old Salis Abdul Samed was on the bench as his side Clermont drew 1-1 with Auxerre. He was promoted from the junior side of Clermont.

Emmanuel Ntim is expected to start for Valenciennes as they face Guingamp on Monday evening.

Germany

In Germany, Kingsley Schindler was a 74th minute sub as FC Koln suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Friday.

Bernard Terkpetey was introduced on the 46th minute for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Bayer Leverkussen on Saturday. Kasim Adam an unused sub while Kevin Ofori was not in the line-up. Nana Ampomah is still recovering from injury.

Christopher Antwi Adjei lasted the entire duration of the game for SC Paderborn 07 in their 1-3 home defeat to Freiburg on Saturday. Philimon Tawaiah was not on the team sheet for Paderborn.

Kwasi Okyere Wriedt was in the line-up for Bayern Munich as they lashed Schalke 04 3-0 at the Veltins Arena.

In the Bundesliga II, David Atanga is expected to play for Holstein Kiel who will be on the road to St. Pauli on Monday.

Hungary

Joachim Adukor was not in the line-up when his Diogsyor side lost 3-0 at home to Mezokovesd-Zsory.

Abraham Akwasi Frimping was in full time action for Ferencvaros in their 4-1 away defeat to Puskas.

Italy

Kevin Prince Boateng lasted 61 minutes for Fiorentina in their 3-4 defeat to Napoli as the Serie A zoomed off on Saturday. Boateng was on the scoresheet for his new side.

Nicholas Opoku was an unused sub for Udinese as they pipped giants AC Milan at home.

Alfred Duncan was on the bench for Sassuolo as they suffered a 2-1 defeat away at the Stadio Olimpico to Torino.

Kwadwo Asamoah is expected to start for Inter Milan as he reunites with manager Antonio Conte when they come up against Lecce on Monday evening.

In the Serie B. 20-year old Bright Gyamfi lasted the full duration of the game for Benevento in their 0-0 away draw with Pisa.

Moses Odjer was introduced into the game for Salernitana on the 86th minute as they won 3-1 at home over Pescara.

Emanuel Gyasi was pulled out of the game on the 76th minute for Spice as they traveled to secure a 3-0 win over Cittadella.

Israel

Former Dreams FC duo Leonard Owusu and Montari Kamahene saw full time action for Asdod as they traveled to secure a 1-1 stalemate at Hapoel Hadera.

Netherlands

In the Dutch Eredivise, Abass Issah was a 61st minute sub for FC Utrecht as they suffered a 2-1 home defeat to VVV.

Norway

In the Eliteserien, Gilbert Koomson lasted the full 90 minute for Brann as they lost 3-2 at home to Tromso.

Portugal

Former Bechem United midfielder Yaw Ackah came on in the 46th minute for Boavista as they drew 1-1 at home with Pacos de Ferreira.

In the Segunda Liga, Ghanaian-born Dutch youngster Godfried Owusu Ayesu lasted the entire duration of the game for Benfica II in their 2-1 win over UD Oliveirense.

Osei Barnes lasted the entire duration of the game for Academica in their 1-2 defeat to Chaves.

In the clash between Feirense and Academico Viseu, Kwame N’sor came on in the 81st minute to play the remaining 9 minutes of the game for Feirense who shared the spoils at home.

Russia

Sulley Muniru was an unused sub for Tombov as they suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to Dinamo Moscow.

Former Asokwa Deportivo striker Joel Fameyeh came on in the 75th minute for Orenburg as they suffered a 2-1 away defeat to Arsenal Tula.

South Africa

In the PSL, Mumuni Abubakar was an unused sub for Black Leopards as they drew 1-1 at home with Highlands Park.

Richard Ofori was in a superb form for Maritzburg United in their clash with Stellenbosch. Ofori made some good saves to keep a clean sheet.

Spain

Joseph Aidoo played the full duration of the game for Celta Vigo as they pipped Valencia. Aidoo made his debut for the home side but staged a wonderful performance to protect his side from conceding.

Youngster Abdul Karim Salisu was a delight to watch as he guided his side Real Valladolid to steal a point at the Santiago Bernabeau against Real Madrid. He lasted the entire duration of the game for Real Valladolid.

Mubarak Wakaso lasted the full duration of the game and suffered a yellow card as his Deportivo Alaves side drew goalless at home with Espanyol.

Lumor Agbeyenu and Iddrissu Baba Mohammed lasted the entire 90 minutes of the game for Real Mallorca as they lost at home to Real Sociedad by a lone goal.

Thomas Partey lasted 70 minutes for Atletico Madrid, and suffered a yellow card as his side stole a 1-0 win away at Leganes.

In the Segunda Division, Samuel Obeng came on in the 77th minute for Real Oviedo in their 1-1 stalemate at Lugo.

Ernest Ohemeng came on in the 64th minute for Mirandes as they suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Cadiz.

Richard Boateng lasted the entire duration of the game for Alcorcon as they suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Elche.

Raphael Dwamena lasted 65 minutes for Real Zaragoza as they drew 1-1 with Pnferradina.

Emmanuel Lomotey played 54 minutes for Extremadura in their 1-2 defeat at home to Fuenlabrada.

Sweden

Mamudu Moro and Abu Mohammed were in action for Helsinborg as they were thumped by Norrkoping by 5-0. Moro played 90 minutes while Abu lasted 65 minutes.

Enock Adu Kofi was in full time action for AIK as they traveled to whip Ostersunds FK by 3-1.

Kwame Kizito came on from the bench on the 64th minute for BK Hacken as they won 2-0 away at AFC Eskilstuna.

In the Superettan, Abdul Halik Hudu played 66 minutes for Frej as they lost 3-2 at home to Degerfors. Hudu scored in the 27th minute but that was not enough to save his side.

U20 winger Frank Arhin lasted 85 minutes for Dalkurd as they lost 3-2 away to Mjjalby.

Tunisia

Kwame Bonsu was in full time action for Esperance as they won 1-0 away over Tataouine.

Turkey

In the Turkish Super Lig, Bernard Mensah played 75 minutes for Kayserispor as they drew 1`-1 away at Ankaragucu.

Two Ghanaians were in action at the Caykur Didi Stadyumu when Rizespor came head on with Sivasspor. Joseph Attamah Larweh lasted the full 90 minutes of the game for the home side Rizespor as they won 2-1 against Sivasspor. Isaac Cofie lasted 65 minutes for Sivasspor.

Trapzonspor won 2-1 over Yeni Malatyaspor and Caleb Ekuban lasted the entire duration of the game for Trapzonspor.

USA

Takoradi-born Abu Danladi came off the bench on the 85th minute forMinnesota United who lost 1-0 away to Sporting KC.

Lalas Abubakar was in full time action for Colorado Rapids in their 2-0 away loss to Real Salt Lake.

Latif Blessing is expected to feature for Los Angeles FC when they come up against LA Galaxy on Monday.

Midfielder Emmanuel Boateng came on from the bench for DC United in the 69th minute as they suffered a 3-1 defeat away to Philadelphia Union.

Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah started for Columbus Crew while David Accam was an unused sub in their clash with Cincinnati at the Nippert Stadium. Afful received a yellow card on the 25th minute as they won 3-0 away over Cincinnati.

In the USL Championship, Solomon Asante was the man of the moment once again for Phoenix Rising as he provided an assist for his side’s winning goal against Sacramento Republic.

Dominic Oduro and Kwadwo Poku were in action for Tampa Bay Rowdies in their 5-0 hammering of Memphies 901. Kwadwo Poku scored hit a brace and lasted 90 minutes while Dominic Oduro saw pulled out with 6 minutes to end regulation time.

Ropapa Mensah was on target for Nashville as they recorded a 2-1 win over Charleston Battery at home. Ropapa’s goal came on the 56th minute.

Goalkeeper Rashid Nuhu was in full time action for New York Red Bull II as they recorded an emphatic 5-1 away win over Swope Park Rangers.

Elvis Amo lasted the full duration of the game for Loudoun United as they suffered a 1-0 away defeat to Pittsburg Riverhounds. Amo had a yellow card on the 68th minute of the game.

Prosper Kassim was on target for Birmingham Legion as the defeated Bethlehem Steel. Anderson Asiedu and Razak Cromwell were in full time action for Birmingham Legion in their 2-3 away win. Razak Cromwell suffered a red card after two yellow cards.

Yaro Joshua and Ebenezer Ackon lasted the full 90 minutes for San Antonio in their 5-0 home win over New Mexico United. Yaro suffered a yellow card. Rashid Tetteh saw full time action for New Mexico United.

Attacker Ema Twumasi played full 90 minutes for Austin Bold FC as they suffered 4-2 defeat to OKC Energy.

Owusu-Ansah Kontor lasted the full throttle of the game for Orange County SC as they lashed Real Monarchs by 3-1.

Kwasi Donsu was an unused substitute for Colorado Spirngs as they lost 2-1 away Fresno FC. Ibrahim Yaro was not in the line-up for Colorado Springs.

Saint Louis FC suffered a numerical disadvantage as Oscar Umar was shown the exit on the 47th minute of the game. The Ghanaians suffered two bookable offences and took early shower. Saint Louis lost the game by 2-1 to Ottawa Fury.

By: Sheikh Tophic Sienu @desheikh1 on twitter

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