The Tremendous Eagles centre-back helped the Hornets preserve a clear sheet in Saturday’s residence victory which boosted their push for Premier League promotion
Ivory Coast ahead Yakou Meite scored his third consecutive aim within the Championship to salvage a 1-1 draw for Studying in opposition to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
After rescuing some extent for the Royals in opposition to Nottingham Forest final Saturday, Meite ensured Veljko Paunovic’s facet prevented one other defeat on the Madejski Stadium following Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to Birmingham Metropolis.
Lyndon Dykes put QPR forward on the stroke of half-time however the Ivorian ahead didn’t waste them to place Studying on stage phrases after the restart of the encounter.
Meite completed off an Andrew Rinomhota’s help within the 57th minute to take his tally to eight targets after 28 matches this season.
Additionally in motion have been Nigeria’s Ovie Ejaria, Michael Olise and Guinea-Bissau’s Alfa Semedo whereas Senegal goalkeeper Timothy Dieng and Sierra Leone midfielder Osman Kakay featured for QPR.
Regardless of settling to share the spoils on Saturday, Studying stay sixth within the Championship desk having picked up 62 factors in 28 matches.
Elsewhere at Vicarage Street, Nigeria duo William Troost-Ekong and Isaac Success performed important roles in Watford’s 3-Zero hammering of Birmingham Metropolis.
Objectives from Ken Sema, Nathaniel Chalobah and Andre Grey secured most factors for the Hornets which stretched their profitable run to 5 video games within the English second division.
Troost-Ekong was a dominant power in Watford’s defence with three accomplished tackles and three clearances made within the 90 minutes. Success, nevertheless, obtained a yellow card within the 44th minute and he managed a shot on the right track earlier than he was changed within the 57th minute.
Senegal star Ismaila Sarr didn’t get better in time for the sport however Morocco duo Achraf Lazaar and Adam Masina have been on parade for the Hornets whereas Angola’s Jeremie Bela featured for Birmingham Metropolis.
Watford are second within the Championship desk and the victory noticed them path leaders Norwich Metropolis by eight factors after gathering 75 factors from 38 matches.
Studying’s Meite, sadly, has been snubbed by Patrice Beaumelle for Ivory Coast’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in opposition to Niger and Ethiopia however Watford’s Troost-Ekong can be anticipated to affix Nigeria for his or her ultimate qualifying video games in opposition to Benin and Lesotho.