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Onyekuru bags brace in Anderlecht victory

Onyekuru bags brace in Anderlecht victory

Super Eagles striker, Henry Onyekuru opened his goals account for Anderlecht as he scored twice in a 3-2 home win against Lokeren in the Belgian first division on Friday night.

The 20-year old, who joined the club on loan from Everton this summer after completing a £7 million move to the English Premiership side.

Onyekuru, who was in from the start, gave Anderlecht the perfect start by scoring just three minutes into the game.

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But Lokeren hit back only three minutes later through Marko Miric to make it 1-1.

Lokeren went 2-1 up following Ari Skulason’s strike in the 36th minute, before Onyekuru started Anderlecht’s fightback as he scored in the 77th minute to grab his second goal bringing score to 2-2.

Lukasz Teodorczyk scored the winner on the stroke of full time to give Anderlecht the win, which takes them to seventh on eight points in the 16-team league table.

 

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