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Victor Boniface Highlights vs. Hacken As He Scores a Replica of Jesus’ Goal Against Man Utd: Video
- Victor Boniface was on target for Bayer Leverkusen against Hacken in the Europa League
- The Nigerian international produced a man-of-the-match performance against the Swedish side
- The Super Eagles star replicated Gabriel Jesus' goal against Manchester United
Super Eagles star, Victor Boniface continued his impressive form for Bayer Leverkusen as he scored a goal and assisted another in their 4-0 thrashing of Hacken in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday, September 21.
The Nigerian striker has been a force to reckon with since joining the German side in the summer from Royale Union SG.
The former Bodø/Glimt striker was tasked with leading the attack for the Black and Reds against the Swedish side, and he delivered a perfect performance.
Leverkusen were clear favourites for the tie and wasted no time in putting one past Hacken goalkeeper Peter Abrahamsson through Florian Wirtz, after he was played through on goal by Boniface, according to Soccernet.
Sixteen minutes later, Amine Adli scored the second to give the home side a comfortable lead.
Adli turned provider for the third goal after he set up Boniface in the 66th minute to score a replica of Gabriel Jesus' goal for Arsenal against Manchester United in the English Premier League.
The Nigerian striker dribbled past his marker just like the Brazilian forward and slotted it past Hacken's goalkeeper.
Germany international, Jonas Hofmann nicked the fourth goal four minutes later after wonderful play from the Nigerian striker from the edge of the box.
Xabi Alonso's side will now switch focus to their next game in the German league against FC Heidenheim.
Boniface sets new Bundesliga record
He is one of the three strikers in the history of the German league to have 6 goal contributions in their first three Bundesliga games.
The 22-year-old now has the most shots in his first four games in the history of the league, according to Soccernet. The former Bodø/Glimt striker had 29 shots in four games, which is more than Juan Arango's 20.