Kevin-Prince Boateng scored his first Bundesliga goal for Eintracht Frankfurt as they defeated Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.
Meanwhile defender Joseph Attamah was on target for Istanbul in Turkey while Patrick Twumasi, Kofi Opare, Mahatma Otoo, William Owusu, Charles Sapong, Evans Mensah in Finland and Bennard Kumordzi all scored for their clubs.
Elsewhere in the Bundesliga former Real Madrid Castilla defender Daniel Opare started his first Bundesliga game in 16 months for Augsburg while Jordan Ayew passed fit to play for Swansea City in the English Premier League.
Michael Essien excels in midfield in Indonesia and Thomas Partey wins MVP in Atletico Madrid’s game in La Liga.
Ghana Sports Online’s El Akyereko has a comprehensive lowdown on how Ghanaian players fared abroad during the weekend with reports on junior leagues as well.
Attacker Jeffrey Schlupp played the entire 90 minutes for Crystal Palace in their 1-0 loss at Burnley. Ghanaian-born Dutch international Timothy Fosu-Mensah also played the entire game for Palace.
Christian Atsu was introduced in the second-half by Newcastle United when they clash with Swansea City which ended 1-1 on Sunday. But Jordan Ayew started the game for the Welsh side.
Defender Daniel Amartey continued his bench-warming spell at Leicester City as he sat on the bench in their 2-1 home loss to Chelsea at the King Power Stadium.
In the Championship, winger Albert Adomah conspicuously missed out of Aston Villa’s squad for their 0-0 draw with Brentford on Saturday.
Belgian-born Ghanaian Denis Odoi lasted the entire game for Fulham at the Craven Cottage in their 1-1 draw with Cardiff City.
Injured striker Caleb Ekuban watched from the stands as his Leeds United humiliated Burton Albion 5-0.
Accra-born Norwegian international Alexander Tettey played for Norwich City when they pipped Birmingham City 1-0.
Injury returnee Andy Yiadom could not return in time to play for Barnsley in their 1-1 draw with Preston North End.
Striker Kwesi Appiah played the entire game for Wimbledon when they lost 2-0 against Portsmouth in the League One.
Burnley loanee Daniel Agyei played 58 minutes for Wallsall in their 2-0 away loss to Bristol Rovers.
Joe Dodoo and Tarique Fosu both played for Charlton Athletic in their 2-1 home win over Southend United.
Ex-Arsenal youth player Abumere Ogogo was in full time action for Shrewsbury Town when they beat Wigan Athletic 1-0.
English-born Ghanaian youth forward Brandon Thomas-Asante warmed the bench for MK Dons in their 1-0 away loss at Plymouth Argyle.
In the U18 Premier League midfielder Aaron Akyeampong-Ekumah played the 90 minutes for Norwich City when they beat Aston Villa 3-1 on Saturday.
Meanwhile Tariq Lamptey played for Chelsea U18 in their 2-0 win over Arsenal U18. Ghanaian Kwame Ampadu coached the Arsenal side.
16-year-old midfielder Jeremie Frimpong played 76 minutes in Manchester City’s U18 5-1 win over Blackburn U18 on Saturday.
Elsewhere in the U23 League, Ghanaian duo of Osei-Tutu Jordi and Edward Nketiah helped Arsenal to beat Manchester United 2-0 at the Leigh Sports Village Stadium in Greater Manchester.
Ethan Ampadu and Callum Hudson-Odoi came off the bench in the second-half to play for Chelsea who lost 2-1 against Sunderland.
Midfielder William Owusu Acheampong climbed off the bench to score the equaliser for FC Antwerp in their 1-1 draw with Sint-Truiden on Saturday. Midfielder Samuel Asamoah was unused as he watched the entire game from the Truiden bench.
Nana Ampomah lasted 61 minutes for Waasland-Beveren in their 5-1 battering of KAS Eupen. Youngster Eric Ocansey suffered an injury and was replaced in the 35th minute. But young goalkeeper Abdul Manaf could not make the grades for the squad for the game.
Bennard Kumordzi netted the equaliser for Kortrijk in their 2-2 draw at Zulte-Waregem on Saturday. The former Genk man scored in the 40th minute.
Gent and Genk shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw on Sunday afternoon. Nana Akwasi Asare played the entire game for Gent while defender Joseph Aidoo warmed the bench for Genk.
On Friday, Dennis Appiah and Emmanuel Adjei-Sowah were benched by Anderlecht in their 3-2 win over Lokeren.
In the second-tier league, former Great Olympics attacker Bernardinho Osah Tetteh lasted 66 minutes for Westerlo when they drew 2-2 with Leuven.
In the Reserves League, youngster Larry Ofosuhene played for Antwerp in their 1-1 draw with Anderlecht.
Striker Majeed Waris was not part of the Lorient side that mauled Lens 3-0.
Attacker Ebenezer Assifuah played the full 90 minutes for Le Havre who drew 1-1 with Orléans.
Nancy consigned Valenciennes to a 3-0 defeat. Ghanaian defender Emmanuel Ntim could not make the Valenciennes squad for the game.
Former Ghana youth attacker Charles Boateng played the entire 90 minutes for Avranches in their 3-2 home loss to Cholet.
Defender Daniel Opare returned to action as he played 90 minutes for Augsburg and helped them to a 3-0 win over FC Koln.
German-born Ghanaian Gideon Jung lasted the entire duration of the game for Hamburg SV who lost 2-0 against Red Bull Leipzig.
Kevin-Prince Boateng scored the only goal of the game for Eintracht Frankfurt as they beat Borussia Monchengladbach 1-0.
Ebenezer Ofori warmed the bench for Stuttgart when they lost 3-1 at Schalke 04.
In the Bundesliga II, Erich Berko could not make the Dynamo Dresden squad for their 1-1 draw with Greuther Fürth.
Defender Jans Gyamerah warmed the bench for VfL Bochum in their 2-1 away win over Darmstadt 98.
Eintracht Braunschweig played a 1-1 draw with Sandhausen. Ghana-born Swedish international Joseph Baffo played for Braunschweig while Steffan Nkansah sat on their bench.
Diminutive midfielder Manfred Osei-Kwadwo impressed in midfield for Kaiserslautern when they lost 2-1 against Holstein Kiel.
In the Liga 3, Christopher Antwi-Antwi played 75 minutes for Paderborn who lost 2-1 against Würzburger Kickers.
Mike Owusu was in action for 65 minutes for Hansa Rostock in their 2-0 away loss to Magdeburg.
Bernard Kyere-Mensah played the entire game for Fortuna Koln in their away win over Werder Bremen II.
Hallescher FC posted a 2-1 win over Wehen Wiesbaden. Defender Michael Akoto sat on the bench for the losers while Braydon Marvin Manu played the last 11 minutes for the winners.
American-born Ghanaian Joe Gyau was in full time action for Sonnenhof and was booked in the 66th minute of their 1-0 loss against Sonnenhof.
In the Regionalliga, Ghanaian Moritz-Broni Kwarteng came off the bench to play for Hamburg SV II in their 2-1 win over Eutiner SV. But his Ghanaian compatriot Michael Kyeremeh was unused.
Baba Mensah and Reuben Aryana were full timers for Ilves in their 2-2 draw with Inter Turku.
HJK Helsingki consolidated their place at the top of the table after beating VPS 3-0. Youngster Evans Mensah scored while Anthony Annan played the full 90 minutes for the winners.
Finnish-born Solomon Duah warmed the bench for KuPS in their 2-1 win over SJK.
Midfielder Seth Paintsil played 90 minutes for Jaro in their 0-0 draw at KPV.
Midfielder Prince Buaben Abankwah was not part of the Heart of Midlothian squad that drew 0-0 with Aberdeen.
Skipper Abdul Osman also did not travel with the Partick Thistle squad for their 1-1 draw with Ross County.
Attacker Emmanuel Boateng came off the Levante bench in the 55th minute to play in their 1-1 draw with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Midfielder Thomas Partey was named the MVP in Atletico Madrid’s 0-0 draw at Valencia on Saturday.
Inaki Williams assisted both goals for Athletic Club as they posted a 2-0 win over Girona.
Midfielder Wakaso Mubarak was not in the Leganes squad when they lost 2-1 against Getafe on Friday.
In the Segunda Division, Ghanaian pair of Yaw Yeboah and Kwabena Owusu played for Real Oviedo when they held Sporting Gijón to a 1-1 draw.
Kwadwo Asamoah was handed a starting place and he lasted the entire period of the game Juventus who beat Chievo Verona 3-0.
Atalanta posted a 2-1 win over Sassuolo. Black Stars midfielder Alfred Duncan came off the bench to play from the 73rd minute but youngster Claude Adjapong played the entire 90 minutes.
Isaaco Cofie continued his bench-warming exercise at Genoa as he sat on the bench in their 1-0 defeat at Udinese.
Afriyie Acquah lost his place in the Torino automatic starting place as they clash with Benevento. Duo Bright Gyamfi and Raman Chibsah were also named on the Benevento bench. The game ended 1-0 in Torino’s favourite.
Godfred Donsah sat on the Bologna bench in their 3-0 loss to Napoli on Sunday.
In the Serie B, midfielder Prince Emmanuel Besea was introduced in the 91st minute by Frosinone who held Pescara to a 3-3 draw.
Bright Addae was dropped to the Ascoli bench as they were beaten 2-1 by Novara on Saturday.
Midfielder Moses Odjer played in midfield for Salernitana for their 1-0 loss at Carpi. Defender Patrick Asmah warmed the bench for the losers.
In the Primavera, youngster Stephen Danso played 84 minutes for Inter Milan when they won 2-0 against Udinese.
Emmanuel Boateng was unused by Lazio in their 1-0 home loss to Chievo Verona.
Injured midfielder Isaac Sackey missed Alanyaspor’s 2-0 away win over Konyaspor. Defender Nuru Sulley could also not make the squad for the game.
Joseph Attamah scored in the 2nd minute and helped Istanbul to a 3-2 win over Fenerbahce. He played the entire minutes of the game.
Midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu started in midfield for Bursaspor in their 3-0 win over Akhisar on Sunday. Winger Atta Amoako, who signed a professional contract last week, was named on the bench. Enoch Adu Kofi was not part of the visitors squad for the game.
Attacker Elvis Manu and Kamal Issah started the game for Gençlerbirliği when they lost 3-1 against Trabzonspor.
Neither John Boye nor Asamoah Gyan played for Sivasspor and Kayserispor respectively in a 2-0 win for Kayserispor.
In the second-tier league, attacker Mahatma Otoo climbed off the bench to score for Balikesirspor who won 2-1 at Ankaragücü.
In the Bundesliga, Schalke 04 loanee Bernard Tekpetey came off the bench in the 61st minute to replace Jonhannes Aigner in Rheindorf Altach’s 2-1 away win over St Polten.
Kadri Mohammed played in defence for Austria Wien in their 2-2 home draw with Wolfsberger AC.
Defender Gideon Mensah was named on the Red Bull Salzburg bench when they faced Rapid Wien in a 2-2 on Sunday afternoon.
Ex-WAFA starlet Majeed Ashimeru debuted in the Austrian Liga 1 as he lasted 80 minutes for Austria Lustenau in their 2-1 home reverse to Hartberg.
Austrian-born Samuel Oppong was in action for 61 minutes for Blau-Weiß Linz who held Wattens to a 2-2 draw.
David Atanga was replaced in the 61st minute Philip Sturm as his Liefering side slipped to a 2-0 away loss at Wiener Neustadt.
Defender Kennedy Boateng excelled in defence for Ried when they lost 2-1 against Kapfenberger SV.
Ghana duo Dickson Afoakwa and Evans Adomako came off the Gomel bench in the second-half to play in their 1-0 loss to leaders Dinamo Minsk.
Former Sekondi Hasaacas midfielder Saliw Babawo came off the bench in the second-half to play for Dinamo Brest 4-1 win over Isloch. Joel Fameyeh was not in the Brest team for the game.
Former Inter Milan Primavera attacker Said Ahmed Said was in action for Hajduk Split who lost 2-1 against Osijek.
Striker Francis Narh did not start the game for Levski Sofia in their 2-1 away defeat Botev Plovdiv.
Superliga leaders FC Nordsjælland held Horsens to a 2-2 draw at the CASA Arena Horsens. Winger Joe Mensah started the game for Horsens and replaced in th 91st minute. Duo Godsway Donyoh and Ernest Asante played for the leaders. Collins Tanor warmed the bench for the away team.
American-born Emmanuel Sabbi warmed the bench for Hobro when they beat SønderjyskE 3-2.
Attacker Danny Amankwaa was introduced in the dying embers for FC Copenhagen who beat Fc Midtjylland 4-3 on Sunday.
Danish-born Kevin Mensah warmed the bench for Brøndby in their 1-1 draw with OB. Nana Addo Mase Welbeck was not part of the OB squad for the game.
Thomas Agyepong was introduced in the 63rd minute by NAC Breda in their 2-1 away loss to AZ Alkmaar.
Heerenveen shocked themselves with a 2-0 win over PSV Eindhoven. Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Derrick Luckassen played the entire game for PSV.
In the second-tier league, Shadrach Eghan started the game for Go Ahead Eagles while Rodney Antwi was also in action for Volendam when they drew 1-1 on Friday.
Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Leeroy Owusu warmed the bench for Almere City in their 3-1 win over Helmond Sport.
Emmanuel Hackman was sent off in the 59th minute when playing for Portimonense in their 2-1 away defeat to Benfica. Defender Lumor Agbenyenu did not play for the losers.
Alhassan Wakaso started the game for Vitoria Guimaraes in their clash with Boavista.
In the second-tier league, Joseph Amoah and Henry Medarious were both in action for Vitoria Guimaraes in their 3-0 home defeat to Academica Coimbra.
Kofie Kuoasi was unused by Moreirense in their 2-0 away win over Estoril.
In the Allsvenskan, duo Sam Mensah and Frank Arhin started the game Ostersunds when they posted a 3-0 win over AFC Eskilstuna. Defender Patrick Kpozo was unused by the winners.
Nasiru Mohammed and Mohammed Abubakari both played for BK Hacken and inspired them to a 3-0 away win over Halmstad BK.
Kingsley Sarfo lasted the entire duration of the game for Malmo FF who succumbed to a 2-1 away loss to Orebro.
Midfielder Isaac Telly Shaze was in full time action for Osters who held Degerfors to a 1-1 draw on Friday.
Both Saban Lawson and Thomas Boakye played for Varberg when they won 2-1 against Värnamo.
Former Ghana Premier League striker Prosper Kassim was unused Norrby who lost 3-2 to Gefle IF.
In the MLS, Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Johan Kappelhof and David Accam both started the game for Chicago Fire in their 1-1 draw with New York Red Bull.
Elsewhere at the BMO Field, Kofi Kwarteng Frempong Sarkodie played 90 minutes for 10-man S J Earthquakes who lost 4-0 at Toronto FC.
21-year-old midfielder Kwame Awuah warmed the bench for New York City FC in their 1-0 home defeat to Portland Timbers.
DC United succumbed to a 2-1 home defeat against Orlando City FC. Ghanaian Kofi Opare scored the consolation goal United. Former English Premier League attacker Lloyd Sam came off the bench in the 67th minute to play for United.
New England Revolution nicked a slim 1-0 win over Montreal Impact. Dominic Oduro came off the bench to play for Impact but Gershon Koffie started and completed the game for the victors.
Minnesota United and Philadelphia United settled for a 1-1 draw. Charles Sapong scored the goal for Philadelphia. Young striker Abu Danladi played the full 90 minutes for the home side.
Bismark Adjei-Boateng was introduced in the second-half by Colorado Rapids who handed a 1-0 defeat to Houston Dynamo.
Columbus Crew clashed with Kansas Sporting City on Sunday with the game ending 1-1. Ghana pair of Mohammed Abu and Jonathan Mensah started the game for Crew but Lalas Abubakar and Harrison Afful were dropped to the bench but Afful came on in the 84th minute. Former Liberty Professionals playmaker Latif Blessing was left on the bench by City as he played the last 7 minutes.
Ema Boateng played 84 minutes for LA Galaxy who managed a 1-1 draw at Seattle Sounders. Ghanaian-born American international Gyasi Zardes scored LA’s goal.
Mark Asigba lasted 73 minutes for Lamia who hammered Asteras Tripolis 3-1 at their own backyard.
Atromitos split points with PAS Giannina on Sunday. Ghanaian youngster Emmanuel Mensah was left out of the squad for the game by Atromitos.
Defender Abraham Ashrifie played for Metta / LU when they lost 5-2 against Liepāja on Saturday.
Defender Abdul Rashid Obuobi played full time for Ventspils when they posted a 3-0 away win over Spartaks Jūrmala.
Midfielder Gilbert Koomson played the entire game for Sogndal IF who lost 2-1 against Brann.
Attacker Raymond Gyasi played 79 minutes for Stabaek who drew 1-1 with Aalesund. His brother Edwin Gyasi was not in the Aalesund squad for the game.
Goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey manned the post for Valerenga in their 2-1 home loss against Sarpsborg 08.
Midfielder Aziz Tetteh played full throttle for Lech Poznan in their 0-0 draw with Pogoń Szczecin.
Adam Kassim Nuhu played the entire game for Young Boys when they won 3-0 against Lugano. But Swiss-born Kwesi Gregory Wüthrich was not in the squad for the game.
Striker Raphael Dwamena was not part of the FC Zurich team for their 1-1 draw with St Gallen.
Striker Patrick Twumasi scored for FC Astana in their 7-0 home win over Atyrau.
Michael Essien played 85 minutes for Persib in their 2-2 draw with Semen Padang on Saturday.
Former Ghana U20 attacker Benjamin Tetteh was introduced in the second-half by Bohemians 1905 who pipped his former side Slovacko 1-0.
Forward Samuel Owusu was booked in the 56th minute and replaced 9 minutes later when his Čukarički side beat Macva Sabac 2-0 away.
Ex-Hearts of Oak defender Joseph Owusu Bempah was replaced by half-time by Vojvodina in their 1-1 draw at FK Vozdovac.
Striker Richmond Boakye who scored a brace for Ghana against Congo was left on the Red Star Belgrade bench in their 2-0 away win over Javor. Defender Jones Asare played the losers. Abraham Akwasi Frimpong also did not play for Red Star.
Winger Frank Acheampong played the entire game for Tianjin Tedan they lost 3-1 at Shanghai SIPG.
By El Akyereko
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