Odion Ighalo opens goal account in Saudi Arabia for Al-Shabab

Odion Ighalo opens goal account in Saudi Arabia for Al-Shabab

Former Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo opened his goal account for his Saudi Arabian club Al-Shabab in Al-Shabab 4 – 0 spanking of Al-Nassr at King Saud University Stadium on Saturday.


The 31-year-old who joined the club from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua on deadline day was named on the bench for the second consecutive match.



The former Manchester United striker came in the 63rd minute for Fabio Martins and grabbed his goal in the 94th minute after collecting a pass from Argentina midfielder Ever Banega.


The Argentine midfielder opened the scoring for Al-Shabab from the penalty spot in the 17th minutes, before Christian Guanca added the second in the 28th minutes.


Guanca completed his brace in the 83rd minutes, the goal was assisted by assisted Fawaz Al Sagourq.


Ighalo later completed the rout with the fourth goal of the match for his side with almost last kick of the game.


The former Watford striker will be aiming to start his first game for the club when they host Al-Fateh on Wednesday.


The three points takes Al-Shabab four points clear on top of the Saudi pro league standings with 38 point ahead of Al-Ahli in second place with 34 points.



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