Leicester City loanee Kamal Sowah was on a brace in Belgium for Leuven as Jordan Ayew stabbed Manchester United in the hearts at the Old Trafford.
Ishmael Yartey continued his fine form with his FOUR goal in 5 games in Finland plus Eric Ocansey and Jonah Osabutey score in Belgium.
Aaron Opoku, Kelvin Owusu Boateng, Robin Quaison, Kwesi Appiah, Jordi Osei-Tutu, John Yeboah Zamora, Osman Bukari, Kwadwo Poku, Ropapa Mensah, Ragnar Ache and Sadiq Ibrahim all scored for their clubs over the club.
Ghana Sports’ El Akyereko has a comprehensive report on how Ghanaian Players fared abroad over the weekend.
Norway international of Ghanaian descent Alexander Tettey warmed the Norwich City bench when they lost 3-2 to Chelsea at the Carrow Road. English international of Ghanaian descent Callum Hudson-Odoi missed the game with an Achilles Tendon Injury.
Winger Christian Atsu announced his return from injury with a brilliant assist for Newcastle United as they shocked Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at the White Hart Lane.
Meanwhile Kevin Danso enjoyed a dream Premier League debut at the Amex Stadium he played full throttle for Southampton who beat Brighton 2-0. Danso has committed his international future to Austria.
Jordan Ayew scored the opening goal for Crystal Palace through a Jeffrey Schlupp assist as they stunned Manchester United 2-1 at the Old Trafford. Schlupp played the entire game while Ayew was replaced by Christian Benteke midway through the second-half.
There was no Daniel Amartey in the Leicester City side that claimed a 2-1 away win over Sheffield United.
England international of Ghanaian descent Danny Nii Tackie Welbeck came off the bench to play for winless Watford as West Ham United hammered them 3-1.
In the English Championship, Albert Adomah came off the bench to help Nottingham Forest to beat Fulham 2-1 at the Craven Cottage. Belgian-born Ghanaian Denis Odoi missed the game for Fulham with injury.
Black Stars right-back Andy Kyere Yiadom was in fine form for Reading who beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at their own backyard. Collin Quaner was left out of the Huddersfield Town matchday squad.
Antoine Semenyo came off the Bristol City bench to play in their 3-1 away win over Hull City.
Arsenal loanee Edward Nketiah came off the bench to play for Leeds United in their emphatic 3-0 away win over Stoke City.
Meanwhile in the League One, Abumere Ogogo helped Bristol Rovers to a 3-1 win over Oxford United. Ghanaian attacker Tariqe Fosu was also in action for 90 minutes for the losers. Burnley loanee Daniel Agyei was left out of their squad for the game.
Sunderland claimed a 3-1 home win over visiting AFC Wimbledon and Ghana’s Kwesi Appiah scored the consolation goal for the losers and he was paired upfront with Watford’s Michael Folivi who is also a Ghanaian.
Elsewhere in the League One, Ghanaian James Alabi came off the bench to play for Leyton Orient in their 3-2 home defeat to Crawley.
In the National League, Ghanaian Kevin Lokko captained Dover to a 2-1 win over Sutton.
Dutch-born Ghanaian Immanuel Duku came off the bench to play for Torquay in their 2-0 home win over Aldershot.
In the Premier League 2, Arsenal U23 and Everton U23 shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. English-born Ghanaian Bukayo Saka was in action for Arsenal but he was substituted on the 64th minute mark.
Chelsea U23 managed to hold Manchester City U23 to a 2-2 draw in Manchester. English-born Ghanaian lateral defender Tariq Lamptey impressed for Chelsea U23 while Jeremie Frimpong played 90 minutes for Manchester City U23 meanwhile Yeboah Amankwah warmed the bench for the hosts.
Goalkeeper Joseph Anang manned the post for West Ham United U23 when they dismissed Reading U23 3-0 in London.
In the U1 Premier League, Ghanaian Dennis Gyamfi was in action for Leicester City U18 in their 2-0 away away loss to Brighton. Johnson Gyamfi didn’t make the Foxes squad for the game.
Terry Ablade came off the bench to assist the second goal for Fulham U18 in their convincing 2-0 home win over Reading U18 at the Motspur Park in Surrey. Ghanaian Lynford Sackey was introduced in the second-half by Reading U18.
Meanwhile Keenan Appiah-Forson helped West Ham United U18 at the Little Heath Sports Ground to hold Arsenal U18 to a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
Enoch Asante was handed a starting berth to lead the attacking lines for Tottenham Hotspur when they disgraced Norwich City U18 4-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Academy Spurs Lodge.
Paul Appiah played at the back for Aston Villa U18 in their 3-3 draw with Swansea City U18 at the Bodymoor Heath Training Ground.
Elsewhere at the Rockliffe Park, Ghanaian Kwaku Oduroh didn’t make the Manchester City U18 squad for their 3-1 away win over Middlesbrough U18.
Wolves U18 and Liverpool U18 shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw and Ghanaian Jed Abbey played for Wolves and was booked on the 45th minute mark while Jarell Quansah was also in action and picked a booking in the 43rd minute.
Over 44,000 fans were on attendance at the Merkur Spiel-Arena when Bayer Leverkusen silenced Fortuna Dusseldorf 3-1. Ghanaian defender Kasim Nuhu warmed the bench for the losers but Bernard Tekpetey came off the bench to play for the losers while Kelvin Ofori failed to make the match-day squad while Nana Opoku Ampomah missed the game with injury.
Wales international of Ghanaian descent Ethan Ampadu was not in the RB Leipzig team when they won 2-1 against Frankfurt on Sunday.
Swedish international of Ghanaian descent Robin Quaison scored an 18th minute opener for Mainz 05 but they surrendered the lead to lose 3-1 to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Christopher Antwi-Antwi was in action for 90 minutes for Paderborn when they lost 3-1 to visiting Freiburg on Saturday. His Ghanaian compatriot Philimon Tawiah missed the game for Paderborn due to injury.
Bayern Munich trimmed Schalke 04’s title hopes by beating them 3-0. Ghanaian Okyere Kwasi Wriedt was axed from the Bayern team but Canadian passport holder of Ghana-born Alphonso Davies warmed the bench for Bayern.
In the Bundesliga II, Jordi Osei-Tutu came off the bench to score one of the goals for Bochum in their 3-3 draw with Wehen SV. Maxwell Gyamfi warmed the bench while Daniel Kyereh was left out of the Wehen squad for the game.
Hans Sarpei Nunoo played in holding midfield for Greuther Furth in their 1-1 draw with Hannover 96.
Former Hamburg SV youth team defender Patric Pfeiffer warmed the Darmstadt bench in their 0-0 home draw with Dynamo Dresden.
Agyemang Diawusie was in action for Ingolstadt who drew 2-2 with Hansa Rostock and Ghanaian youngster Aaron Opoku , who is on loan from Hamburg SV, scored one of the goals for Rostock.
Okyere Kwasi Wriedt played in a striking role for Bayern Munich II in their 2-2 draw with Chemnitzer.
Steffan Nkansah was in action for Eintracht Brauschweig in their 5-2 win over Wurzburger Kickers. Ghanaian midfielder Leroy Kwadwo warmed the bench for the losers.
Manfred Osei Kwadwo warmed the bench for Magdeburg in their 5-1 win over Munich 1860.
In the Regionalliga North, Ghanaian John Yeboah Zamora scored for Wolfsburg II in their 4-0 comprehensive win over Norderstedt.
Ghanaian defender Mohammed Karim Salisu was calm and collected in central defence for Real Valladolid when they held Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
Deportivo Alaves were held to a 0-0 draw by Espanyol and Ghana midfielder Wakaso Mubarak played for the home side.
Lumor Agbenyenu and Iddrisu Baba Mohammed both played for Real Mallorca when they lost 1-0 to visiting Real Sociedad.
Midfielder Thomas Partey played 70 minutes for Atletico de Madrid in their 1-0 away win over Leganes.
Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo marked his La Liga debut with a commanding performance for Celta de Vigo when they claimed a 1-0 win over Valencia.
Inaki Dannis Williams was in action for 90 minutes for Athletic Club who held in-form Getafe to a 1-1 draw before 10,000 home fans.
Former Getafe striker Samuel Obeng played in attack for Real Oviedo in their 1-1 draw with Lugo in the Segunda Division on Saturday.
Richard Boateng featured for Alcorcon when they suffered a 2-1 home loss to Elche.
Younger brother of Caleb Ekuban – Joseph Ekuban, was left out of the Partizani Tirana squad when they suffered a 1-0 loss at Kukësi in the top-flight.
Red Bull Salzburg won 5-0 against Admira. Ghanaian midfielder Majeed Ashimeru came off the bench to play for the winners while Seth Paintsil warmed the bench and was unused.
Sturm Graz beat Tirol 2-0 and Ghanaian Felix Adjei was unused as he warmed the bench for the entire period of the game.
Former Ghana U20 captain Isshaku Konda lasted 71 minutes for FC Juniors in their massive 8-5 win over Austria Lustenau in the second-tier league on Friday.
Attacker Samuel Tetteh came off the bench to play for LASK Linz in their 2-1 away win over Rapid Vienna at the Allianz Stadion.
Defender Kennedy Boateng played in central defence for Ried in their 2-1 home defeat to Grazer.
Dornbirn dismissed Kapfenberg 6-1 on Saturday in the second-tier league and Ghanaian duo of Paul Mensah and Samuel Oppong both started the game for the losers.
Youngster Winfred Amoah was in action for Sturm Graz’s Amateur side when they held Wels to a 0-0 draw in the Amateur League.
Genk stunned misfiring Anderlecht by beating them 1-0. Ghanaian attacker Joseph Paintsil played 89 minutes for the winners while Ghanaian Francis Amuzu lasted the entire period of the game for the losers. There was no game time for Jeremy Doku who warmed the bench for Anderlecht.
At the Jan Breydel Stadion, Godfred Donsah marked his debut for Cercle Brugge and helped them to Waasland-Beveren. Thomas Agyepong also played 63 minutes for Waasland.
Eric Ocansey scored the consolation goal for Kortrijk in their 2-1 away loss to Standard Liege.
Striker Jonah Osabutey scored one of the goals for Mouscron in their 2-0 win over KAS Eupen. Former Ghana U20 goalkeeper Abdul Manaf Nurudeen was on the bench for the losers.
Both Elton Acolatse and Samuel Asamoah started the game for St Truiden in their 0-0 draw with Zulte-Waregem.
Leicester City loanee Kamal Sowah scored a brace for OH Leuven in their massive 6-0 Belgian Cup win over Werttens on Friday.
Tsarsko Selo picked just their second win of the campaign after beating visiting Beroe 2-1. Dutch-born Ghanaian Rodney Antwi played the entire duration of the game for the winners. There was also game time for midfielder Carlos Ohene who was replaced in the second-half by the losers.
Nasiru Mohammed was a bench warmer for Levski Sofia in their 1-0 win over Lok. Plovdiv.
American passport holder of Ghanaian descent Emmanuel Sabbi was booked on 71 minutes and lasted until the 82nd minute for Hobro who were held to a 0-0 draw by visiting Odense BK.
Injured Emmanuel Oti warmed the bench for Esbjerg in their 2-2 draw with Silkeborg.
Danish-born Ghanaian Danny Amankwaah warmed the bench for Sonderjyske in their 2-0 loss to Midtjylland.
Sadiq Ibrahim scored the consolation goal for Nordsjaelland in their 3-1 loss to FC Copenhagen in the Superliga. Ghanaian quartet of Francis Abu,Abdul Mumin, Kudus Mohammed and Isaac Atanga all played for the losers.
David Addy and Baba Mensah helped Ilves to draw 2-2 at HIFK in the Veikkausliiga.
Samba Sillah played in midfield for VPS who were beaten 5-0 by KuPS.
19-year-old defender Nasiru Banahene played 5 minutes for Honka in their 1-0 loss to HJK Helsinki. Ghanaian Evans Mensah was also in action for the winners.
Ishmael Yartey scored a stunner for KPV Kokkola when they lost 2-1 against Inter Turku in the Finnish top-flight league on Monday.
In the Ykkonen, former Right to Dream Academy graduate Thomas Agyiri was booked on the 33rd minute and he lasted the entire period of the game for KTP when they lost 5-0 to Haka.
Derrick Mensah was sent off while in action for AC Kajaani who beat AC Oulu 3-1. Former Liberty Professionals player Brite Andoh came off the bench to play for the winners.
Nantes surprised themselves with a 2-1 away win over Amiens. French-born Ghanaian defender Dennis Appiah warmed the bench for the winners.
Defender John Boye lasted the entire 90 minutes for Metz in their 3-0 away loss to Angers.
Attacker Grejohn Kyei didn’t make the Stade de Reims squad for their 1-0 loss at Brest on Saturday.
The impressive Enock Kwateng flourished in defence for Bordeaux in their 2-0 away win over Dijon.
Rabiu Mohammed didn’t make the FC Paris squad when AC Ajaccio posted a 1-0 win over them in the Ligue 2 on Friday.
Meanwhile 19-year-old Ghanaian midfielder Salis Abdul Samed, formerly of JMG Abidjan, warmed the bench for Clermont Foot in their 1-1 draw with Auxerre.
Le Havre posted a 3-1 win over Grenoble and Ghanaian attacker Ebenezer Assifuah warmed the bench for the winners.
Both Godson Kyeremeh and Brice Tutu were named on the Caen bench in their 1-1 draw with Niort at the Stade René Gaillard.
Goalkeeper Lawrence Ati warmed the bench for Sochaux in their 3-0 home win over Nancy.
In the Ligue de National, Ghanaian midfielder Charles Boateng was in action for Avranches when they held Le Puy to a 1-1 draw.
Ghanaian midfielder Elvis Sakyi played for Senglea Athletics when they drew 1-1 with Sirens in the Premier League.
Former Inter Milan youth team player Isaac Ntow Tuah was in action for Birkirkara in their 1-0 home loss to Floriana.
Issah Abass was in action for 61 minutes for FC Utrecht who lost 2-1 to visiting VVV Venlo on Sunday. 29-year-old Ghanaian Johnathan Opoku missed the game with an Achilles Tendon Injury.
Defender Robin Polley was unused by ADO Den Haag in their 3-0 away win over Waalwijk.
Ragnar Ache scored for Sparta Rotterdam in their 2-2 draw with PEC Zwolle in the Eredivisie on Sunday.
17-year-old attacker Brian Brobbey Griffins came off the bench to play for Jong Ajax as they posted a 5-2 away win over Dordrecht on Friday in the Eerste Divisie.
Former Ajax youth team player Leeroy Owusu played in lateral defence for De Graafschap in their 3-0 home win over FC Volendam.
Forward Kenneth Aninkora warmed the Almere City bench in their 1-1 draw with Helmond Sport.
Former Bechem United player Yaw Ackah came off the bench to play for Boavista in their 1-1 draw with Ferreira.
Ghanaian quartet of Joseph Amoah, Abdul-Aziz Yakubu and Alhassan Wakaso all missed Vitoria Guimaraes’ 1-1 draw with Famalicao.
Defender Emmanuel Hackman warmed the bench for Portimonense in their 3-1 home loss to Sporting.
Osei Barnes was in action for Academica de Coimbra when they lost 2-1 to Chaves.
Striker Kwame Nsor came off the bench to play the last 9 minutes of normal time for Feirense in their 0-0 draw with Academica Viseu.
In the Liga Revelacao U23, Ghanaian youth striker Kelvin Owusu Boateng scored the consolation goal for Aves U23 when they lost 3-1 to Maritimo U23. The 19-year-old striker has now bagged 2 goals from 2 games.
In the Premier League, 2009 Ghana U20 player John Benson was in action for Al Ahli Doha when they slipped to a 3-1 defeat to Al Arabi.
Midfielder Reagy Ofosu played for FC Botosani when they lost 4-1 to CFR Cluj.
Both Edmun Addo and Sadam Sulley were in action for Senica who lost 3-1 against visiting Moravce.
Ghana U23 attacker Osman Bukari scored one of the goals for Trencin in their 4-0 win over Pohronie.
Ghanaian defender Mitch Apau played in defence and helped Slovan Bratislava to a 1-1 draw with Zilina.
UNITED STATES OF AMERIA
Ebenezer Ofori missed New York City FC’s 2-1 win over New York Red Bulls with injury.
Both Charles Sapong and Johan Kappelhof played for Chicago Fire in their 2-1 loss at New England Revolution.
Emma Boateng was introduced in the second-half by DC United in their 3-1 loss to Philadelphia Union.
Canadian international of Ghanaian descent Richie Laryea came off the bench to help Toronto FC beat Montreal Impact 2-1.
Lalas Abubakar and Kofi Opare were in action for Colorado Rapids when they lost 2-0 at Real Salt Lake.
27-year-old striker Elvis Amoh played full throttle for Loudoun in their 1-0 away defeat at Pittsburgh.
Skipper Solomon Asante assisted the match-winner for Phoenix Rising in their 2-1 home win over Sacramento Republic in the USL Championship.
Kwasi Donsu returned to the Colorado Springs team but warmed the bench in their 2-1 loss at Fresno. Ibrahim Yaro didn’t make the squad for Springs.
Oscar Umar was sent off while in action for Saint Louis FC in their 2-1 loss to Ottawa Fury.
Kwadwo Poku scored a brace for Tampa Bay in their 5-0 win over Memphis. Dominic Oduro was also in action for the winners.
Ropapa Mensah scored for Nashville in their 2-1 win over Charleston.
Goalkeeper Rashid Nuhu was in post for New York Red Bulls 2 in their 5-1 away win over Swope Park.
Ebenezer Ackon was in action for San Antonio in their 5-0 win over New Mexico. Defender Rashid Tetteh played for the losers while defender Joshua Yaro also played for the winners.
Emmanuel Twumasi played for Austin Bold in their 4-2 loss to Oklahoma City Energy.
Ghanaian midfielder Owusu Ansah Kontor played for Orange County in their 3-1 win over Real Monarchs.
Former WAFA star Gideon Waja lasted the entire period of the game for Toronto II in their 0-0 draw with Greenville.
Kevin-Prince Boateng climbed off the bench to score on his Fiorentina competitive debut as they lost 4-3 to visiting Napoli.
Defender Nicholas Opoku was a bench warmer for Udinese who beat AC Milan 1-0.
Claud Adjapong watched from the bench as his Hellas Verona side drew 1-1 with Bologna.
In the Serie B, Moses Odjer came off the bench to play for Salernitana in their 3-1 home win over Pescara.
There was game for Emmanuel Gyasi as he helped Spezia to beat Cittadella 2-0.
CAF INTERCLUB COMPETITIONS
Ghanaian trio of Razak Abalora, Daniel Amoah and Mohammed Yakubu all played for Azam FC when they beat Ethiopian side Fasil Ketema 3-1 to progress in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Raphael Ohin was in action in midfield for Valour who lost 2-1 at Pacific FC in the Premier League Fall Season.
Midfielder Clifford Aboagye played 90 minutes for Queretaro in their 4-0 home loss to Club Leon.
Ghanaian winger Emmanuel Antwi was dropped to the Pribram bench for their massive 4-0 home win over Jablonec.
Slovan Liberec dealt with Sparta Prague after beating them 3-1. Striker Benjamin Tetteh played 90 minutes for the losers.
Obeng Regan lasted 84 minutes for Istra in their 1-1 draw with Gorica.
Attacker Suraka Zakaria played for Mladost in their 2-0 loss to FK Vozdovac.
Former New Edubiase United midfielder Mumuni Abubakar warmed the bench for Black Leopards in their 1-1 draw with Highlands.
Kwadwo Duah was in action for Wil in their 2-0 home win over Kriens.
Midfielder Bernard Mensah played for Kayesrispor in their 1-1 draw with Ankaragucu.
Ghanaian attacker Mahatma Otoo could not make the Balikesirspor in their 2-1 home win over Erzurum BB.
Defender Kadri Mohammed was in action for Dynamo Kiev in their 1-1 draw with Olimpik Donetsk in the Premier League.
Gilber Koomson was in action for 90 minutes for FK Brann who lost 3-2 against Tromso on Sunday.
By El Akyereko
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