Super Eagles Defender Speaks After Helping His Side to 3–1 Win in the English Premier League

Super Eagles Defender Speaks After Helping His Side to 3–1 Win in the English Premier League

Babajide Orevba
September 19, 2021 at 7:57 AM
  • William Troost-Ekong has celebrated Watford’s 3-1 win over Norwich as the Hornets returned to winning ways
  • Watford temporarily move up to 11th position on the Premier League standings following their win at the Carrow Road
  • Nigerian star Emmanuel Dennis was also on the scoresheet in the encounter, a feat which Troost-Ekog described as massive

Nigerian defender William Troost-Ekong has reacted following Watford’s impressive outing that saw them defeat Norwich 3-1 in the English Premier League, Complete Sports reports.

The Hornets were dominant in the entire encounter on Saturday afternoon despite losing their last three matches in the English topflight.

Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis was on target for Premier League club at Carrow Road Stadium on September 18, while Ismaila Sarr grabbed a brace.

Super Eagles Defender Speaks After Helping His Side to 3–1 Win in the English Premier League
William Troost-Ekong celebrates Watford's win over Nowrich. Photo: Stephen Pond
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Dennis arrived late but was still able to nod the ball into the net in spite of the presence of two Norwich defenders.

Finland star Teemu Pukki equalised for the home team in the 35th minute to cancel out the Nigerian's early goal.

However, two second-half goals from Ismaila Sarr in the 63rd and 80th minutes ensure the visitors ran off with maximum points after the regulation period.

The victory however handed the Hornets their second win in the English top-flight this campaign having started their campaign with a 3-2 triumph over Aston Villa on August 14.

In his reaction, Nigerian defender Troost-Ekong wrote on social media:

”Massive 3 points on the road!!! Top performance from the boys!”

The win helped move Watford to 11th position on six points in the league table.

Liverpool whitewash Crystal Palace 3-0

Meanwhile, Liverpool stretched their unbeaten to five games in the Premier League following their 3-0 triumph over Crystal Palace at Anfield on Saturday, September 18.

The hosts took the lead in the 43rd minute courtesy of Sadio Mane's close-range effort after benefiting from a rebound that strayed towards him.

Mohamed Salah doubled his side's effort with 12 minutes left to play from close range after benefiting from Virgil van Dijk's assist.

Second-half substitute Naby Keita sealed the victory for the Merseyside outfit in the 89th minute through another close effort.

Barcelona set eyes on signing Raheem Sterling on loan earlier reported that Barcelona are reportedly planning to sign Raheem Sterling on loan from Manchester City during the January transfer window.

The English winger seems to have fallen out of favour with his manager Pep Guardiola, thereby limiting his playing time at the Etihad Stadium outfit.

Reports coming out of the player's camp however reveal that he is not pleased with his new role at City and will consider a move away from the Premier League side.

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Babajide Orevba is a Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.