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Onyekuru delighted with ‘Christmas presents’ after scoring brace

Henry Onyekuru

Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru bagged a brace for Galatasaray in their 4-2 victory over Sivasspor in a Turkish Super Lig clash on Sunday.

Galatasaray came from a goal down to beat their visitors, who equalised at 2-2 before Onyekuru dismissed them with his double.

The 21-year-old Everton loanee has now scored six times in 15 league appearances for the Turkish giants, and it is a second time he is hitting a brace this season.

“Nice to get a couple early presents before Christmas and the 3 points! MERRY CHRISTMAS,” Onyekuru Tweeted after the game.

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Robinho gave Sivasspor the lead in the 9th minute before Eren Derdiyok equalised for Galatasaray in the 20th minute.

Sofiane Feghouli put Galatasaray ahead in the 30th minute but 11 minutes later, Robinho restored parity for his side.

Onyekuru made it 3-2 for his side in the 51st minute before slotting home in the 69th minute to seal a home win for Galatasaray.

The victory was the first in five matches for Galatasaray, and they stand in fifth place on the table, six points adrift of leaders Istanbul Basaksehir.

 

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