Chukwueze ends 17-game La Liga goal drought with brace in Villarreal win over Levante


Chukwueze has finished his 17-game objective dry season in La Liga with a support in Villarreal's 5-1 pounding of Levante on Sunday.

It was the first run through the Nigeria global scored an objective since December 3, when he tracked down the rear of the net against Sivasspor in the UEFA Europa League and against Real Valladolid in a class match on November 2.

Chukwueze extended the guests' lead at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia in the 63rd moment to make it 3-1 after Gerard Moreno's first-half strike and Postigo's own objective in the 10th moment.

Nine minutes after his first objective of the evening, Levante yielded another own objective through Ruben Vezo and Chukwueze wrapped up Villarreal's insistent away triumph with his second in the 75th moment.

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Sunday's objectives came as an alleviation for the 21-year-old who struck the post twice in the Yellow Submarine's UEFA Europa League triumph over Dinamo Zagreb on Thursday, where he just got a help.

Chukwueze was subsequently supplanted in the 81st moment by Yeremi Pino, notwithstanding, he has a count of three objectives and two helps after 25 La Liga games this season.

He has equalled last season's accomplishment of three class objectives, and he is two objectives from coordinating with his best goal scoring return to the Spanish first class, when he scored five objectives in 26 games in the 2018-19 mission.

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The triumph shot Unai Emery's men to fifth in La Liga standings with 49 focuses after 31 games, yet they are 15 focuses behind fourth-set Sevilla with seven games remaining.

"We're fifth, yet the battle with Real Betis and Real Sociedad will be tight, and they will make it hard for us. We've won two matches in succession, and we need to proceed with this structure against Deportivo Alaves," Emery told the club site.

The Super Eagles winger will be required to help Villarreal expand on their success when they visit Deportivo Alaves for their next alliance game on Wednesday before they fight Barcelona at the Estadio de la Ceramica on April 25.

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