Ghanaian youngsters scored goals for Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen, Burnley, Sparta Prague while Jeffrey Schlupp flourished for Crystal Palace over the weekend.
Daniel Agyei, Daniel Kyereh, John Yeboah 2X, Charles Hermann, MC Mensah Quarshie, Sharani Zuberu, Gabriel Mensah, Alex Yamoah, Osei Barnes 2X, Samuel Owusu, Mohammed Lamine, Ebenezer Ofori, Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe, William Owusu, Ocansey, Anas Mohammed, Sadat Karim and Abdul Huhu all scored goals.
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In the Arsenal managed a 1-1 drawn game with Tottenham Hotspur at the London Olympic Stadium. Ghanaian youngster Edward Nketiah didn’t make the Gunners squad for the game.
Crystal Palace improved their survival chances with a 3-1 away win over Burnley. Attacker Jeffrey Schlupp played 90 minutes for the Eagles but Jordan Ayew was unused as he lasted the entire period of the game.
Winger Christian Atsu came off the bench on the 79th minute mark to play for Newcastle United in their 2-0 loss at West Ham United.
Watford posted a 2-1 win over Leicester City. Ghanaian defender Daniel Amartey is on the road to recover from an ankle injury and missed the game for Leicester.
Winger Callum Hudson-Odoi was unused by Chelsea in their 2-1 win over Fulham. Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah didn’t make the Fulham squad for the game.
In the Championship, Reading surprised themselves with a 2-1 win over Ipswich Town. German-born Ghanaian Collin Quaner played 90 minutes for the losers while Black Stars defender Andy Kyere Yiadom also played 90 minutes for the winners.
Aston Villa dismantled Derby County 4-0. Winger Albert Adomah played 90 minutes and excelled for Villa at the Villa Park.
Norway international of Ghanaian descent Alexander Tettey warmed the bench for Norwich City when they beat Milwall 3-1.
Youngster Arvin Appiah didn’t make the Nottingham Forest squad for their 2-0 loss at Stoke City.
Meanwhile in the League One, former Arsenal youth team goalkeeper Corey Addai warmed the bench for Coventry City in their 1-0 away win over Accrington Stanley.
Bristol Rovers defeated Blackpool 4-0 on Saturday. Ghanaian forward Joe Dodoo came off the bench to play for Blackpool.
Former Reading attacker Tariq Fosu was introduced in the second-half by Charlton Athletic in their 1-1 drawn game with Doncaster.
Watford loanee Michael Folivi played 82 minutes for Wimbledon in their 0-0 drawn game with Shrewsbury. Striker Kwesi Appiah missed the game with injury.
In the League Two, former Liberty Professionals midfielder Koby Arthur played for Macclesfield when Bury buried them 3-0.
Justin Kwabena Shaibu played for Boreham Wood when they won 2-0 at Bromley in the National League.
Young striker Daniel Agyei scored the only goal of the match for Burnley U23 in their 1-0 win over West Bromwich U23 in the Premier League Cup.
Meanwhile in the Premier League 2, Ghanaian defender Richard Nartey scored an own-goal while in action for Chelsea U23 in their 1-1 drawn game with Tottenham Hotspur U23. Wales international of Ghanaian descent Ethan Ampadu played for Chelsea U23. But Tariq Lamptey didn’t make the Chelsea squad for the game.
Manchester City U23 won 1-0 against Leicester City U23. Jeremie Frimpong played 90 minutes for City.
Defender Jerome Opoku played in central defence for Fulham U23 when they lost 1-0 Newcastle United U23. Starlet Zico Asare warmed the bench for Fulham.
In the U18 Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur U18 posted a 5-3 win over West Ham United U18. Keenan Appiah-Forson played 90 minutes for the young Hammers but Enoch Asante didn’t make the Tottenham Hotspur squad for the game.
Yunus Musah didn’t make the Arsenal U18 squad for their massive 6-2 win over Norwich City U18. Ghanaian Aaron Akyeampong-Ekumah didn’t make the Norwich squad for the game.
Both Zico Asare and Terry Abladeplayed for Fulham U18 in their 2-1 win over Leicester City U18. Johnson Gyamfi also played for the losers but his brothers Dennis Gyamfi and Gianlugi Gyamfi didn’t make the young Foxes’ Pups squad for the game.
Manchester City U18 won 3-1 against Everton U18 on Saturday. Ghanaian defender Yeboah Amankwah played 90 minutes for the winners but Kwaku Oduroh was unused by City as he warmed the bench.
Black Stars defender Kasim Nuhu Adams was sent off while in action for TSG Hoffenheim as they suffered a 3-2 loss at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Hertha Berlin defeated Mainz 05 2-1 on Saturday. Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Derrick Luckassen watched from the stands due to injury. Swedish international of Ghanaian Robin Quaison lasted the entire period the losers but youngster Issah Abass didn’t make their squad for the game.
Elsewhere in the Bundesliga II, Paderborn slipped to a 1-0 loss against a 10-man St Pauli side. Attacker Bernard Tekpetey played 90 minutes for them but duo Philimon Tawiah and Christopher Antwi-Adjei were unused.
In the Liga 3, Ghanaian defender Kyere Mensah played 65 minutes for Fortuna Koln in their 2-2 drawn game with FC Kaiserslautern on Saturday.
Elsewhere midfielder Daniel Kofi Kyereh scored a 12th minute opener for Wehen who drew 1-1 with Meppen on Saturday.
In the Regionalliga North, Hamburg II defeated Eintracht Norderstedt 2-1. Defender Patrick Pfeiffer and midfielder Momo Kwarteng both started for the winners while defender Kwame Kusi came off the bench to play for them. But Michael Kyeremeh and Aaron Opoku were not in the Hamburg squad for the game. But Marcus Coffie and Evans Nyarko both played for the losers.
Former Ghana U20 forward Jonah Osabutey did not make Sven Hübscher’s Werder Bremen II squad for their 1-1 drawn game with SC Weiche Flensburg 08.
Meanwhile in the Regionalliga Bavaria, striker Okyere Kwasi Wriedt scored for Bayern Munich II as they recorded a 5-1 win over SV Schalding-Heining. He has now scored 12 goals and provided 9 assists in the league.
Stephan Nkansah played for Braunschweig when they held Jena to a 0-0 drawn game.
Anton Donkor warmed the bench for Hansa Rostock when they beat 1860 Munich. Prince Owusu was introduced on the second-half.
Jans Gyamerah played for Bochum in their 2-2 drawn game with SG Dynamo Dresden.
Defender Perry Ofori was sent off in the 82nd minute while in action for Eintracht Stadtallendorf who lost 1-0 to Stuttgart II on Saturday.
In the U19 Bundesliga, Jonathan Kyeremateng was booked on the 6th minute and lasted 76 minutes for Paderborn U19 when Dortmund U19 demolished them 4-1.
John Yeboah scored a brace to add to a Charles Hermann goal to help Wolfsburg U19 beat Niendorfer TSV U19 3-1. 18-year-old midfielder Jephtah Asare came off the bench to play for the losers.
Defender Maxwell Gyamfi played 90 minutes for VfL Bochum U19 when they lost 2-0 against Borussia Monchengladbach U19. But, midfielder Philip Aboagye was left out of their squad for the game.
Fred MC Mensah Quarshie scored a brace for Werder Bremen U19 when they bastardised Carl Zeiss Jena U19 7-1.
Daniel Owusu did not make the Hamburg U19 squad for their 4-1 away win over TSV Havlse U19.
Daniel Kyerewaa played 76 minutes for Fortuna Dusseldorf U19 when they lost 2-0 to visiting Preußen Münster U19.
Cagliari shocked themselves with a 2-1 win over Inter Milan at the Sardegna Arena with 16,000 fans watching. Ghanaian midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah lasted 78 minutes a wing-back for the Nerazzuris.
Empoli and Parma shared the spoils in a 3-3 drawn game on Saturday. Midfielder Afriyie Acquah was substituted on the 64th minute by the home side.
Alfred Duncan missed Sassuolo’s 1-0 loss at AC Milan on Saturday due to suspension. Youngster Claud Adjapong was unused by the visitors as he warmed their bench.
Yussif Raman Chibsah played 90 minutes for Frosinone when they held Genoa to a 0-0 drawn game.
Godfred Donsah came off the bench to play for Bologna in their 2-1 loss at Udinese who had Nicholas Opoku on their bench. Emmanuel Agyeman Badu missed the game as he recovers from injury.
In the Serie B, Bright Addai played in defensive midfield role for Ascoli when they held Carpi to a 1-1 drawn game.
Injured Emmanuel Gyasi missed Spezia’s 2-0 loss at Pescara.
Dauda Mohammed suffered a concussion on the 34th minute while in action for Vitesse Arnhem as they beat 10-man NAC Breda 4-1.
Striker Cody Gakpo came off the bench to play for PSV Eindhoven in their 2-0 away win over Excelsior Rotterdam.
Johnathan Opoku Agyemang played 90 minutes for VVV Venlo when they lost 3-2 against Groningen.
De Graaschap shared the spoils in a 1-1 drawn game with ADO Den Haag. Dutch-born Ghanaian left-back Leeroy Owusu lasted the entire period of the game for the hosts while Robbin Polley warmed the bench for the visitors.
Kevin Luckassen was not part of the Almere City squad that beat Eindhoven FC 2-0.
Asumah Abubakar came off the bench to play for Maastricht in their 2-0 loss at Go Ahead Eagles.
Ghanaian midfielder Winful Cobbina started the game for KF Tirana in their 0-0 contest with Partizani Tirana in the top-flight league. Defender Vincent Atinga was left out of the starting line up for the game.
Samuel Tetteh was introduced in the second-half by LASK Linz in their 3-0 away win over Sturm Graz.
Midfielder Seth Paintsil came off the bench to play for Admira in their 1-0 away win over Altach on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Striker Paul Mensah played for Kapfenberg in their 1-0 home loss to Floridsdorfer AC in the second-tier league.
Former WAFA defender Kennedy Boateng played for Ried in their 3-0 hammering of Wattens in the same division. Midfielder Felix Adjei and Kelvin Yeboah both played for the losers.
Rijeka posted a 2-0 win over Istra in the HNL. Attacker Maxwell Acosty Boadu played 74 minutes for the winners while Obeng Regan was booked in the 85 minute and lasted the entire period for the losers.
Youngster Yussif Ramzy was left out of the Gorica squad for their 3-1 home win over Rudes.
Ghanaian duo of Yaw Ihle Amankwah and Emmanuel Sabbi both played for Hobro who held Aalborg to a 1-1 drawn game in the Superliga on Friday.
Ghanaian midfielder Emmanuel Oti came off the Esbjerg bench to play in their 1-0 win over Horsens.
Majeed Waris missed Nantes’ 0-0 draw with Guingamp with a muscle injury but French-born Ghanaian Enock Kwateng played 90 minutes for them.
Italian international of Ghanaian descent Mario Barwuah Balotelli scored a nice scissor-kick for Marseille when they beat St Etienne 2-0.
In the Ligue 2, defender Emmanuel Ntim didn’t make the Valenciennes squad for their 4-0 win over AC Ajaccio.
Both Elisha Owusu and Lawrence Ati-Zigi played for Sochaux in their 4-0 loss to Nancy.
FC Paris won 2-0 against Lens. Grejohn Kyei played for Lens.
Courage Pekuson lasted the entire period of the game for Kerala Blasters in their 0-0 drawn game with North East United.
Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori manned the post for Maritzburg United in their 2-1 win over Amazulu. Ghanaian midfielder Samuel Darpoh also played for the losers.
Anas Mohammed opened the scoring for Polokwane when they beat Baroka 3-1.
Gregory Kwesi Wuthrich played in central defence for Young Boys Bern when they beat FC Sion 1-0 in a keenly contested duel.
St Gallen won 3-0 against FC Xamax on Sunday. Ghanaian midfielder Majeed Ashimeru played 90 minutes and excelled for the winners.
Forward Kwadwo Duah warmed the bench for FC Servette in their 3-3 drawn game at Aarau in the Swiss second-tier league.
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe scored for Gent when they beat Zulte-Waregem 3-1. Ghanaian defender Nana Kwasi Asare played 90 minutes for the winners and captained them.
Antwerp posted a 2-1 win over KAS Eupen on Sunday. Ghanaian forward William Owusu scored for the victors but Daniel Opare was unused. Meanwhile Eric Ocansey returned from injury to score the consolation goal for the losers. Ghana U20 goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was on the bench.
Both Joseph Aidoo and Joseph Paintsil were dropped to the Genk bench for their 1-1 drawn game at Sporting Charleroi in the Pro League on Saturday.
Francis Amuzu and Dennis Appiah both started and helped Anderlecht to a 2-1 win over Lokeren on Sunday.
Divine Naah came off the bench to play for Tubize in their 1-0 loss at St. Gilloise. His Ghanaian compatriot Ernest Agyiri was not in the squad for the game.
Former Ghana U23 skipper Bennard Yao Kumordzi was in action for 90 minutes for Kortrijk when they beat Cercle Brugge 2-1.
Nana Opoku Ampomah missed Waasland-Beveren’s 1-1 draw with KV Oostende with an ankle injury.
Both Elton Acolatse and Samuel Asamoah were in action for St Truiden when they suffered a 1-0 loss at giants Club Brugge.
Defender Samuel Inkoom dropped to the Dunav Ruse squad when they drew 1-1 with Botev Plovdiv on Saturday in the top-tier league.
Lok. Plovdiv defeated Beroe 4-1 on Saturday. Former Ghana U20 midfielder Carlos Ohene was sent off on the 33rd minute mark.
Edwin Gyasi was left out of the CSKA Sofia squad for their 5-1 battering of Septemvri Sofia.
Winger Emmanuel Antwi assisted the match winner for Pribram in their 2-1 win over Karvina in the Liga 1.
Benjamin Tetteh was introduced on the 71st minute mark Sparta Prague when they beat Slovan Liberec 1-0 on Saturday.
Former Dreams FC youngster Sharani Zuberu scored the only goal of the game for Sparta Prague U19 side when they won 1-0 against Fastav Zlin U19 on Saturday.
German-born Reagy Ofosu played 88 minutes for Haladas in their 3-1 away win over Honved.
Defender Abraham Akwasi Frimpong was not in the Ferencvaros team for their 7-0 whitewashing of DVTK.
Former Liberty Professional striker Eugene Ansah played for Hapoel Ra’anana when they beat Hapoel Hadera 1-0 on Sunday.
Defender Emmanuel Boateng was in the Hapoel Tel Aviv team that won 6-0 win over Maccabi Petah Tikva.
Former Dreams FC captain Leonard Owusu played 65 minutes for struggling Ashdod who suffered a 2-0 home loss to Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Former Fiorentina Primavera defender Nii Nortey Ashong played 90 minutes for Sliema in their 2-1 home win over Hamrun.
Ghanaian Gabriel Mensah scored one of the consolation goals for Pieta Hotspurs when Mosta beat them 3-2.
Ghanaian midfielder Clifford Aboagye played 90 minutes for 10-man Atlas who lost 3-1 against Club Tijuana.
Ghanaian attacker Alex Yamoah scored for Zeta in their 2-0 win over Titograd in the top-flight league on Saturday.
Defender Emmanuel Hackman was axed from the Portimonense squad for their 3-1 loss at Sporting on Sunday.
Said Ahmed Said was unused by Rio Ave in their 2-1 loss to Sporting Braga.
Striker Kwame Nsor warmed the bench for Academica Viseu in their 2-0 away win over Leixoes.
Former Ghana U20 attacker Osei Barnes scored a brace for Ferreira when they punished Guimaraes B 4-1 in the Segunda Division. Youngster Abdul-Aziz Yakubu played for the losers.
Ghanaian forward Richard Gadze played full throttle for Voluntari when they drew 2-2 with FCSB.
Winger Joseph Mensah played for Sepsi in their 1-0 loss to CFR Cluj.
In the Super Liga, Ghanaian Sukara Zakaria did not play for Dinamo Vjran when they won 4-0 against Nepredak.
Striker Samuel Owusu scored for Cukaricki when they beat Sparta Subotica 2-1 on Saturday.
Richmond Boakye-Yiadom played 90 minutes for Red Star Belgrade when Partizan Belgrade held them to a 1-1 drawn game in the Serbian derby.
18-year-old forward Edmund Addo and Patrick Asmah were both unused by Senica in their 1-0 loss at Dun. Streda on Saturday in the Fortuna Liga.
Mitch Apau was not part of the Slovan Bratislava team that beat Trnana 2-0.
Striker Saddam Sulley played 90 minutes as the lead attacker for Michalovce when they managed a 0-0 drawn game with Ruzomberok.
Youngster Mohammed Lamine scored for Trencin in their 1-1 draw with Podbrezova. Ghana U23 attacker Osman Bukari was not part of their squad for the game.
Defender Benson Anang didn’t make the Zilina squad for their 2-1 win over Moravce on Saturday.
Emmanuel Boakye played in lateral defence for NK Olimpija Ljubljana when they won 2-0 against Celje on Saturday in the top-flight league.
In the Swedish Cup, BK Hacken won 1-0 against Brommapojkarna on Saturday. Ghanaian Nasiru Mohammed played 88 minutes for the home side but striker Kwame Kizito was unused as he warmed the bench for the winners.
Midfielder Enock Adu Kofi played 90 minutes when helped AIK Solna to a 1-0 win over Orgryte.
Sadat Karim scored the opener for Halmstad BK in their 1-1 drawn game with Karlstad.
Inter Allies loanee Abdul Huhu scored for Frej in their massive 7-0 win over Hassleholms IF.
Youngster Enoch Adu started for Nykopings who lost 4-3 against GAIS.
Bernard Mensah suffered an injury and was replaced on the 33rd minute by Kayserispor who drew 2-2 with Besiktas. Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan also came off the bench to play for them.
Andre Ayew came off the Fenerbahce bench to play in their 3-2 win over Rizespor.
Ghanaian defender Lumor Agbenyenu missed Goztepe’s 1-1 drawn game with Konyaspor with injury.
Defender Joseph Attamah Larweh was unused by Istanbul in their 2-0 win over Yeni Malatyaspor.
In the second-tier league, Ghanaian midfielder Kamal Issah Sissoko played 90 minutes for Eskisehirspor when Adana Demirspor beat them 2-1.
David Accam came off the bench to play for Philadelphia Union when Toronto FC beat them 3-1 on the opening day of the MLS.
Ebenezer Ofori scored from a rasping drive for New York City when they managed to hold Orlando City FC to a 2-2 drawn game on Saturday night.
Columbus Crew were held to a 1-1 drawn game by New York Red Bulls. Ghana pair of Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful both played for Crew while Lalas Abubakar was unused. American international of Ghanaian descent Gyasi Zardes played for Crew.
Francis Atuahene missed FC Dallas’ game with New England Revolution due to chest injury as reported by Flashscore.com
Charles Sapong scored the consolation goal for Chicago Fire in their 2-1 loss to LA Galaxy. Emmanuel Boateng came off the bench to play for the winners on the 34th minute.
In the La Liga, Thomas Partey came off the bench to play for Atletico de Madrid in their 2-0 win at Real Sociedad.
Inaki Williams was in action for 90 minutes for Athletic Club but fired blank in their 2-0 loss at Valencia.
Ghanaian Mohammed Salisu didn’t travel with the Real Valladolid squad for their 3-1 loss at Espanyol.
Wakaso Mubarak played the last 5 minutes for Alaves in their 2-1 away win over Villarreal.
Iddrisu Baba Mohammed warmed the bench for Real Mallorca in their 1-1 drawn game with Elche.
Midfielder Isaac Cofie played 90 minutes for Sporting Gijon in their 2-1 win at Numancia. Ghana U20 steamroller Yaw Yeboah came off the bench to play for Numancia.
Frank Acheampong impressed for Tianjin Teda when they lost 3-2 against Jiangsu Suning.
There was a debut for attacker Emmanuel Boateng as he played 90 minutes for Dalian Yifang F.C. who held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 drawn game.
Lamia held Levadiako to a 1-1 drawn game. Ghanaian midfielder Mark Asigba was unused.
In the Premier League, Aziz Tetteh played 90 minutes for Dynamo Moscow in their 2-1 win over FK Ufa.
Former Ghana U17 defender Najeeb Yakubu missed Vorskla Poltava’s 3-0 loss against FK Zorya Luhansk with injury.
By El Akyereko
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