Ghanaian Players Abroad – WEEKDAY WRAP – 8-11 December, 2014: Antwi scores again; UEFA Champs League and Europa League action
By Ing. George-Patrick Bediaku (Follow on Twitter @gpbediaku)
Another week of action which saw Ghanaians see some playtime. A lot of action in the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Daniel Amartey was also on the score sheet.
And the now usual story of John Antwi who can’t stop scoring.
Here’s your comprehensive round-up. Enjoy!
Monday, December 8
Godfred Donsah came on in the 46th minute as Cagliari lost 0-2 at home to Chievo. Isaac Cofie was an unused sub for the visitors.
Joseph Alfred Duncan played 55 minutes as Sampdoria went away to beat Hellas Verona 3-1. He was yellow-carded in the 43 minute.
Derek Boateng played the entire game as Eibar hosted and beat Thomas Teye Partey's (90 minutes) Almería 5-2. Boateng was shown a yellow card in the 70th minute while Partey was shown a yellow card in the 53rd minute.
John Antwi opened the scoring and helped Ismaily to a 2-1 away win over Asyouty Sport. This was the 2013/14 Top Scorer's 9th league goal of the season.
John Boye was subbed out in the 32nd minute as Kayseri Erciyesspor went away and drew 1-1 with Sivasspor.
Tuesday, December 9
Enock Kofi Adu was shown a red card in the 93rd minute as Malmö FF lost 2-4 away to Olympiakos Piraeus in the UEFA Champions League to finish bottom of Group A.
Frank Acheampong played the entire game as Anderlecht drew 1-1 away with Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League and finished third in Group D.
Thursday, December 11
Isaac Donkor played the entire game as Inter Milan drew 0-0 away with Qarabağ in the Europa League.
Gideon Baah and Anthony Annan played the entire game as HJK Helsinki lost 1-2 away at Club Brugge in the Europa League, as they finished 3rd in Group B.
Daniel Amartey opened the scoring but his 9-man FC København succumbed to a 1-5 home defeat to Torino in the Europa League, as they finished 4th in Group B.
Seidu Yahaya came on in the 57th minute as Astra were thrashed 5-1 away at Salzburg in the Europa League, as they finished 4th in Group D. Sadat Bukari was an unused sub for the visitors.
Mubarak Wakaso played 77 minutes as Celtic went away and lost 3-4 to Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League, as they finished 2nd in Group D.
Christian Atsu played the first 11 minutes as Everton lost 0-1 at home to Krasnodar in the Europa League, but topped Group H.
Emmanuel Okyere Boateng played 68 minutes, Alhassan Wakaso came on in the 77th minute as Rio Ave beat AaB 2-0 at home in the Europa League, as they finished 3rd in Group J.
Eugene Ansah came on in the 78th minute as Lokeren went away to beat Metalist 1-0 in the Europa League, but as they finished 4th in Group L.