Europa League: Moses Set For 10th Appearance; Iwobi, Onyekuru Aim To End Goal Drought

February 20, 2019
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Nigerian winger Victor Moses looks set to make his second Europa League start Fenerbahce in Thursday’s second leg round of 32 clash away at Zenit St. Petersburg reports Completesports.com.

Moses made an assist in his first start for Fenerbahce in the UEFA Europa League last Tuesday in their 1-0 win over the Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg.

Should Moses feature in encounter, the game will be his 10th appearance in the competition since he made his debut in 2013 against AC Sparta Praha in the colours of Chelsea.

The 28-year-old made eight appearances for Chelsea and one with Fenerbahce scoring four goals and providing one assist in total.

At the Emirates stadium, Alex Iwobi could make his sixth appearance for Arsenal who face a tricky tie on Thursday evening when they host BATE Borisov in the second leg of the Europa League last-32 clash.

The Gunners are trailing 1-0 from the first game out in Belarus. Iwobi is yet to score in the Europa League this season.

In Portugal, Henry Onyekuru will be aiming to end his seven game goal drought for Galatasaray when he makes his second start against Benfica.

Onyekuru last scored a goal for Galatasaray against Ankaragucu on the 19th of January.

Galatasaray trail the Portuguese side, Benfica 2-1 from the first leg. The Nigerian international, Onyekuru has scored nine goals in 26 games across all competition for Galatasaray.

Meanwhile the draw for the round of 16 will hold on Friday 22 February and it takes place at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

By Johnny Edward.

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