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Onuachu Scores 22nd, Moffi Bangs 4 In A Row, Sasere Nets First Hat-trick

Paul Onuachu cannot stop scoring for Genk as he netted a brace to help them to a 3-2 win over Zulte Waregem.

The 26-year-old scored the first two goals either side of halftime as Genk cruised to a 3-0 lead. Although they had to suppress a Zulte comeback, they had done enough to carte away the 3 points.

Genk now sit second, but are 9 points behind defending champions, Club Brugge, who have a game in hand.

In France, it was another 5-goal thriller between Lorient and Dijon, with the home side coming from a goal down to earn the maximum points.

Moffi who had scored in his last three games for The Merlucciidaes, parried the game at 2-2 after Lorient had gone into the the break losing 2-1.

Lorient would go on to the win in injury time with a dramatic own goal to take them to three points from safety as they sit 19th in the league table.

The 21-year-old who had a slow start to life in France has now scored 5 goals in 14 games, with four of those coming in each of his last four appearances.

Away from Europe’s big ten, former Sunshine United striker, Frank Sasere, scored his first career hat-trick as Maltese side, Hamrun Spartans swept aside Valletta in a 3-0 away victory.

The 22-year-old is on loan from Swedish club, Lugano, and has now scored 9 goals in 15 appearances in Malta.

In the UK, Rangers’ midfielder, Joe Aribo, bagged a game winning assist to help Rangers secure a hard fought 1-0 away victory over Hibernian.

The win extended The Gers unbeaten, as they are yet to lose this season. They sit top of the league, 23 points ahead of Celtic with 7 games to play although they have played 3 more games over their rivals.

Still in the UK, but now in the English Championship and Nigerian-eligible winger scored his side’s second in their 2-2 away draw with Barnsley.

The goal was his 9th league contribution (4G + 5A) for Cardiff as they sit comfortable midtable.

 

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