Nigeria’s Victor Moses Scores As 10-Man Spartak Moscow Sink Akhmat Grozny

Nigeria’s Victor Moses Scores As 10-Man Spartak Moscow Sink Akhmat Grozny

  • Victor Moses has been in impressive form this season for Spartak Moscow and he scored in their 2-1 win over Akhmat
  • The former Nigerian international opened the scoring as early as the 13th minute getting the ball past goalkeeper Vitali Gudiev
  • The visitors restored parity through Daniil Utkin who was teed up by Artem Arhipov before Quincy Promes scored late on to give Spartak Moscow the vital win

Spartak Moscow managed to secure all three points against Akhmat Grozny as former Nigerian international Victor Moses was also on the score sheet.

GOAL reports that the ex-Super Eagles playmaker opened his goal scoring account of the season during their 2-1 win over the Serbian side on Saturday evening.

Moses seems to be in the form of his life at the moment, but he should have scored at least two goals in the encounter.

Victor Moses
Victor Moses celebrates one of his goals. Photo: Oli Scarff
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He rediscovered his form under manager Rui Vitoria as they played the encounter with 10-men for about an hour of the match, Pulse reports.

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How it went down

Spartak Moscow approached the cracker having drawn their last game against Ufa 1-1 and they took the lead as early as the 13th minute courtesy Moses who put the ball beyond goalkeeper Vitali Gudiev; thanks to an assist from Aleksandr Sobolev.

And just before the half time break, the visitors restored parity through Daniil Utkin who was teed up by Artem Arhipov.

In the second half, the home side stepped up their game but were unable to take the lead as they wasted several scoring opportunities.

However, Vitoria’s side had the final laugh as they scored the winning goal with three minutes left on the clock as Quincy Promes turned in Roman Zobnin’s pass.

After impressing for 81 minutes, former Chelsea star Moses was subbed off for Georgi Melkadze.

Moses on the score sheet in Europa League

Recall that Moses posted adorable photo of himself expressing happiness for the goal he scored on Thursday night, November 4, against Leicester City in 1-1 draw.

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Leicester City playing at home wanted to impress their fans by getting the maximum three points against the Russian side Spartak Moscow, but Victor Moses spoilt the party for them.

Victor Moses scored the opener for Russian club Spartak Moscow in the 51st minute, but the hosts fought back hard and restored parity in the 58th minute through Daniel Amartey.

Mikel Obi celebrates wife on her birthday

Meanwhile, earlier reported that John Obi Mikel has been through rough times in the last few days but that did not stop him from wishing his beautiful partner Olga Dyachenko a happy birthday.

The former Nigerian international had his contract with Kuwait club Kuwait FC terminated on mutual consent but the 34-year-old went head over heels to wish the mother of his twin daughters a happy birthday.

Reports recently linked Mikel to be in contact with Tottenham boss Antonio Conte for a possible January switch to north London.

Source: Sports Brief News