Tremendous Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu made a successful return for French facet Bordeaux when he helped them to an all-important 3 factors away at excessive flyers Rennes, AOIFootball.com reviews.
Having missed their final 4 league video games on account of an damage he sustained whereas on worldwide obligation with Nigeria final month, the 23-year-old, who solely not too long ago returned to coaching a few week in the past was surprisingly named within the beginning XI alongside fellow Eagle Josh Maja.
On the again foot of two consecutive league losses and failing to attain in any of these two video games, the guests had their work minimize out for them on the Roazhon Park in Rennes with the host placing one eye on their champions league conflict with Chelsea on Tuesday.
Clearly the higher facet from the opening exchanges, Bordeaux dominated play from the blast of the whistle with Kalu and Ben Harfa notably spectacular however the host defence was firm because the scores stay goalless after the half-hour mark.
Nevertheless, with simply eight minute to half time, the guests acquired their deserved lead when the energetic Kalu wiggled previous three markers from his personal half earlier than producing a defence-splitting go for Ben Arfa who in flip stored his coo earlier than slotting go the goalkeeper to make it 1-0.
Kalu was then cautioned two minute into the second half for a useless foul earlier than he was then changed alongside Maja within the half-hour mark with Bordeaux holding on to say their 4th win of the marketing campaign and transfer as much as 11 on the log standings.
The 23-year-old now seems to have put his early-season distractions behind him following loads of switch rumours, as he has now been immediately concerned in 3 targets (2 targets 1 help) in his final 4 league outings.