The Nigeria worldwide was one of many stand-out performers for the Crimson and Blues of their loss at VEB Enviornment
Chidera Ejuke offered an help in CSKA Moscow’s 3-2 defeat to Zenit St. Petersburg in Wednesday’s Russian Premier League recreation.
The winger was handed his 11th league begin of the season and made the many of the alternative, delivering a formidable efficiency within the encounter.
The Nigeria worldwide ignited the surge of objectives within the 28th minute when he arrange Jose Salomon Rondon to open the scoring.
Artem Dzyuba levelled the proceedings for Zenit St. Petersburg within the 33rd minute after benefitting from Daler Kuzyaev’s help.
Dzyuba then missed a wonderful alternative to place the Blue-White-Sky Blues in entrance moments earlier than the half-time break, when he didn’t convert his penalty kick.
Dzyuba made amends for his missed probability when he arrange Wendel to present Zenit the lead within the 50th minute and accomplished his brace in the 77th minute.
Nikola Vlasic then scored from the penalty spot on the demise to scale back the deficit for CSKA Moscow however the Blue-White-Sky Blues managed to carry on to their result in safe all three factors within the encounter.
Ejuke featured during the sport in his 24th look for the Crimson and Blues throughout all competitions.
CSKA Moscow at the moment are winless of their final two video games after additionally dropping to Arsenal Tula final day trip.
The unimpressive performances have seen them drop to the third spot on the Premier League desk with 40 factors from 23 video games.
Ejuke teamed up with CSKA Moscow from Dutch aspect Heerenveen and has scored two objectives and offered two assists since his arrival.
The ahead will hope to proceed along with his impactful contributions for CSKA Moscow after they tackle Tambov of their subsequent league recreation on April 4.
Ejuke has not been included in Nigeria’s squad for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to the Republic of Benin and Lesotho later this month.
The 23-year-old ahead will hope to make a return to the West African aspect of their subsequent outing.