Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze scored his fifth goal of the season for Villarreal who lost 3-1 to Espanyol in Thursday’s Copa del Rey round of 16, second leg clash.
Villarreal played out a 2-2 draw with Espanyol when they were at home in the first leg at the Estadio de la Cerámica.
The Yellow Submarines have failed to win a game in their last six games across all competitions.
The one-cap Nigerian international scored in the 42nd minute of the game to half the deficit for his side after strikes from Pablo Piatti and Borja Iglesias had shot Espanyol into a two-goal lead.
Iglesias sealed the win for Espanyol from the spot in the 74th minute.
Chukwueze has featured in 17 matches across all competitions for the Yellow Submarines providing one assist.
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