Samuel Chukwueze Perfectly Dribbles Real Madrid’s Antonio Rudiger

Samuel Chukwueze Perfectly Dribbles Real Madrid’s Antonio Rudiger

  • Real Madrid came back from two goals down to beat Villarreal in the Copa del Rey
  • Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze deftly dribbled defender Antonio Rudiger
  • The Nigerian star also scored Villarreal's second goal, but it was not enough to win

Nigerian winger, Samuel Chukwueze has proven that he is one of the best in the world after being spotted perfectly dribbling Real Madrid defender, Antonio Rudiger.

The Super Eagles star was in action for Villarreal against Los Blancos in the Copa del Rey encounter on Thursday night, January 19.

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Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze perfectly dribbles Real Madrid's Antonio Rudiger. Photo by Jose Jordan.
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Even though Chukwueze and his teammates lost the battle against the Spanish champions, fans will always remember the Nigerian giving them a tonic with his excellent dribbling skills.

How it happened

The scene occurred in the 28th minute when Villarreal were leading 1-0, as Chukwueze picked up a pass from a teammate.

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Rudiger rushed to clear the ball away from the Nigerian, but he was taught some lessons in the few seconds before the Chukwueze gave his teammate the pass.

Watch the video below:

Interestingly, the 23-year-old also scored for Villarreal in this duel.

Who were the other scorers?

Etienne Capoue scored the first goal for Villarreal in the 4th minute, before Chukwueze increased the tally in the 42nd minute.

However, Carlo Ancelotti and his wards staged a remarkable comeback in the second half, scoring three goals through Vinicius Jr, Eder Milatao and Dani Ceballos to win the game, according to the report by Marca.

Chukwueze nets in Villarreal win

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how winger Chukwueze continued his impressive form for Villarreal this season, netting in their comprehensive 5-1 Copa del Rey win over Cartagena last month.

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The Nigerian started the game on the bench and replaced Arnaut Danjuma in the 68th minute, in what was a good day in office for the team in the competition.

Chukwueze found the back of the net in the 85th minute. At the time of the report, he had scored eight goals and recorded six assists in 25 appearances so far for Villarreal, across all competitions.

Source: Sports Brief News