By Sedara Philip
In the 1. Division, Abdulaziz Laval netted the winning goal in the 71st minute for Orsha in their thrilling come-from-behind [1-2] victory away to Lokomotiv Gomel.
In the China League One, Sabir Isah Musa was among the goals for Liaoning Shenyang in their crucial [2 – 0] win against Dandong Tengyue.
Abdullahi Tanko came off the bench to find the net twice in nine minutes and propel Baník Ostrava to a much-needed [2 – 0] victory at home to visiting České Budějovice. The visitors paraded Quadri Adediran and Wale Alli, but the two attackers could not conjure a consolation goal.
Taiwo Awoniyi scored for a club-record seventh consecutive Premier League match for Nottingham Forest, but despite going two goals up, the visitors lost [3-2] to Manchester United at Old Trafford. Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina was also on parade for Forest.
In the London derby at the Emirates Stadium, Calvin Bassey was sent off for two bookable offences, but his Fulham side rallied late to force a [2-2] draw with Arsenal.
In the EFL Championship, Semi Ajayi assisted West Brom’s opening goal, while Josh Maja was a second-half substitute for the Baggies as they ran out [4-2] winners over Middlesbrough.
Fred Onyedinma was on target for Rotherham United, but Kelechi Iheanacho bagged an assist to help Leicester City romp to a [1-2] away win.
Wilfred Ndidi also featured for the Foxes as they claimed their fourth consecutive league win of the campaign.
Victor Boniface opened his Bundesliga account with a brilliant brace to inspire Bayer Leverkusen to a commanding [0-3] triumph away to high-flying Borussia Monchengladbach.
In the Greek Super League, Tobi Alagbe assisted a goal for Asteras Tripolis as they cruised to a [3-0] home victory over OFI Crete.
Bright Edomwonyi bagged a goal off an assist from Godfrey Stephen as their brilliance powered Diósgyőr to a straightforward [2-0] triumph over Kisvárda in the NB I.
Over at the Szusza Ferenc Stadion in Budapest, Peter Ambrose struck the winning goal on the hour mark for Újpest in their narrow [2-1] win over Zalaegerszeg.
In Serie A, Samuel Chukwueze made his first appearance for AC Milan at the San Siro to contribute his bit to his side’s convincing [4-1] victory over Torino.
The day did not end well for Ademola Lookman, though, as he was yanked off at halftime in Atalanta’s embarrassing [2-1] defeat to newly-promoted Frosinone.
Tyronne Ebuehi was in action from start to finish, but he could not help Empoli avoid a [2-0] defeat at Monza.
Victor Osimhen scored his 100 career goals in Napoli’s 2-0 win over Sassuolo
Philip Otele delivered a man-of-the-match display as he netted a brace to inspire CFR Cluj to a hard-earned [3-1] victory against Botoșani. Júnior Pius assisted Botoșani’s consolation goal in the 65th minute.
Ridwan Sanusi got Podbrezová’s second goal in their [2-2] away draw with Trenčín, who featured Flying Eagles star, Jude Sunday.
Ifeanyi Mathew assisted the goal for FC Zurich as they were held to a [1-1] Super League draw by FC St. Gallen
in the MLS, Chinonso Offor and Ibrahim Sunusi were both second half subs as CF Montreal snatched a narrow [1-0] victory over New Englabd Revolution.
Ibrahim Aliyu provided an assist to contribute towards Houston Dynamo’s [0-3] victory over Real Salt Lake.
And in the NWSL, Super Falcons defender, Michelle Alozie scored a stunner to help Houston Dash earn a [1-1] draw against Kansas City Current.