Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Omeruo is stuill basking in the euphoria of his side’s victory against Moses Simon’s Levante, as the in gave him bragging rights on many fronts.
Footballive.ng reports that both Super Eagles’ stars went into Monday’s game with equal expectations, as their teams were locked on same number of points before kick-off, but it was Omeruo who left the venue with his head held high up.
Incidentally, both players played from the start at opposing ends, but Moses was replaced by Roger Martiin the 75th minute, while Omeruo lasted the duration, and played a key role in fetching victory for his side at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.
Omeruo got his 18th straight start in the matchday 26 fixture, ahead of which both teams were tied on 30 points and goal difference separating them, but Simon’s team failed to get the better of their hosts.
Such it had to be, as the dark-skinned stopper, who is on loan from Chelsea of England, was filled with excitement, after Oscar’s 13th minute goal gave Leganes a 1-0 home win against Simon’s side.
Former Real Madrid midfielder Oscar, 20, struck the game’s only goal to lift former Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino’s side up three places to 11th in the table after one defeat in their last six league matches.
On the other hand, Simon’s Levante have lost four of their last six and remain 15th on the log, just seven points above the relegation zone.