Samuel Chukwueze scored his first senior career goal for Villarreal in Thursday’s first leg round of 32 Copa Del Rey clash against Almeria which ended 3-3 at the Mediterraneo stadium reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
Samuel Chukwueze scores 1st goal for @VillarrealCF
👤 3 Starts
⚽ 1 Goal
🅰️ 1 Assist
Promising start to 19 yo’s club career. pic.twitter.com/IiXpCkmYDh
— Soar Super Eagles 🦅 (@SoarSuperEagles) November 1, 2018
https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsChema Nunez scored a 52nd-minute penalty to hand the hosts, Almeria the lead but Santi Cazorla restored parity in the 68th minute before an own goal from Francisco Callejon made it 2-1 for Villarreal.
Chukwueze made it 3-1 in the 83rd minute before Sekou Gassama struck twice in the final four minutes to hand his side a hard-fought draw ahead of the second leg.
Chukwueze who has been called up for the first time ahead of the Super Eagles 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier against South Africa and the friendly game against Uganda later this month could make his La Liga debut for Villarreal against Levante on Saturday following his performance.
He will become the fifth youngest Nigerian to debut in the Spanish topflight division behind Sunday Stephen, Isaac Success, Uche Agbo and Francis Uzoho if he gets some minutes