Super Eagles new boy Raphael Onyedika shone like a million stars for Club Brugge in their Champions League win over Athletico Madrid on Tuesday.
The Nigerian midfielder delivered a masterclass performance in the middle of the part and guided his side to a comfortable 2-0 win against the star-studded Diego Simeone’s men.
He played the entire minutes and was the engine room for the in from Belgian Jupiler League champions who are now on the verge of qualifying for the next round.
Onyedika wasn’t among the goalscorer but completed all his attempted dribbles as well as won 6 out of 7 of his ground duels.
He won all his aerial duels and made 2 interceptions and 3 successful tackles.
The hosts broke the deadlock in the 36th minute after Ghanian international Kamal Sowah found the back of the net to send the Jan Breydel Stadium into ecstacy.
It became 2-0 when Ferran Jutgla fired past Jan Oblak in the 62nd minute to extend Brugge’s advantage.
The game was put to bed when14 minutes later Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty handed to them by the referee.
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