The Ivorian Aholou saved Strasbourg in Marseille, Slimani was decisive with Anderlecht, Elia took part in the attacking festival of Young Boys Berne, and Nzola made Inter Milan fall with La Spezia. This weekend in Europe, the Africans were again in the news...
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting did not score this weekend with Bayern Munich during the 24th day of the German championship, but the Congolese (DRC) Silas Katompa Mvumpa allowed VfB Stuttgart (16th) to draw at Eintracht Frankfurt (1-1). In England (27th day), a penalty from the Algerian Saïd Benrahma saved West Ham United (17th) from a defeat on its home ground against Aston Villa (1-1).
In France (27th day), Marseille (2nd) thought they would win against Strasbourg (15th). The Olympians, who were leading 2-0, with a goal from the Congolese (DRC) Chancel Mbemba, were caught in the last minutes because of a double from the Ivorian Jean-Eudes Aholou (88th, 89th). Lorient (8th) won against Troyes (2-0) thanks to the Senegalese Bamba Dieng and the Malian Sigamary Diarra. Nantes (14th) and Nice (7th) drew (2-2). Egyptian Mostefa Mohamed equalized for the Canaries in the 88th minute, while Nigerian Terem Mioffi and Burundian Youssouf Ndayishimiye scored for the Eagles.
In Italy (day 26), La Spezia (17th) won an important victory (2-1) against Inter Milan, thanks to a penalty of the Angolan Mbala Nzola in the 87th minute. Torino (8th) won at Lecce (2-0) with a goal from Ivorian Wilfried Singo.
In Belgium (29th day), a double from the Algerian Islam Slimani allowed Anderlecht (9th) to win against Cercles Bruges (2-0). In the clash of the day, Union Sainte-Gilloise (2nd) dominated Racing Geng (1st) thanks to a goal from Ivorian Simon Adingra (2-1). Eupen (14th) and Ostend (16th) drew (4-4). Mauritanian Djeidi Gassama scored for the home side.
— RSC Anderlecht (@rscanderlecht) March 13, 2023
In the Netherlands (25th day), Ajax Amsterdam (1st) won at Heerenveen (4-2), with a new goal from Ghanaian Mohammed Kudus.
Another goal for Bakambu
In Portugal (24th day), Sporting Braga (3rd) won at Vizela (4-0) with a goal from Libyan Ali Mohamed Al Musrati. Ghanaian Issah Abass scored one of two goals for Chaves (9th) against Portimonense (2-0).
In Austria (21st day), Red Bull Salzburg (1st) beat Linz ASK (2-0), with a goal from Malian Seko Koita.
On the 24th day of the Swiss championship, Young Boys Bern (1st) crushed Sion (4-0), with a double from Congolese (DRC) Meschack Elia, while Ivorian Emmanuel Latte Lath allowed St. Gallen (3rd) to draw in Basel (1-1).
In Turkey (25th day), Antalyaspor (10th) clearly beat Kayserispor (4-0) with a goal from Angolan Fredy. Ankaragüçü (13th) got the better of Alanyaspor (2-0) with a goal from Gambian Ali Sowe. Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar and Congolese Arthur Masuaku gave Besiktas Istanbul an important victory at neighboring Basaksehir (2-0).
In Albania (25th round), eighth-placed Laçi lost at KF Tirana (2-3), despite a goal from Mali's Saliou Guindo, while third-placed Egnatia were beaten in Erzeni (1-2), with Ghanaian Raphael Dwamena scoring the visitors' goal.
In Azerbaijan (round 26), Turan (6th) was hung up by Gabala (1-1), despite a goal from Cameroonian Wankewai Rooney.
In Cyprus (relegation group), Anorthosis beat Doxa (3-1), with a goal by Ghanaian Majeed Waris, while the goal of Doxa was scored by Beninese Tidjani Anaane.
Tunisian Achouri scores again
In Croatia (25th day), Rijeka (4th) beat Varazdin (3-2), thanks to goals from Ghanaian Prince Anpem and Zambian Emmanuel Banda. Istra 1961 (8th) lost in Gorica (4-5), despite a double from Algerian Monsef Bakrar. In Denmark (21st day), Viborg (3rd) was hung at home by Nordsjaelland (1-1). The Tunisian Elias Achouri scored for the hosts.
In Georgia (4th day), the Nigerian Benjamin Teidi scored one of the three goals of Dinamo Batumi (1st), winner of Samtredia (3-2). Olympiakos Piraeus (3rd) won the clash of the 26th day of the Greek championship by winning the derby against AEK Athens (3-1), with a goal of the Congolese Cedric Bakambu. The Mauritanian Aboubakar Kamara scored one of the three goals of Aris Salonika (3rd) against Giannina (3-1).
Double for Kanga in Serbia
In Kosovo (25th day), Dukagjini (5th) dominated Drenica (2-0), with a goal from Nigerian Oto John. In Lithuania (2nd day), Penevezys largely beat Riteriai (4-0), with a goal from Senegalese Seydina Keita.
The Algerian Billel Abdelkadous scored twice in the victory of Mondorf-les-Bains (6th) against Fola Esch (5-0), in the 20th day of the Luxembourg championship.
In the Czech Republic (23rd round), Nigerian Peter Olaynika scored one of the two goals of Slavia Prague (1st) against Plzen, while Gambian Lamin Jawo got a double in the clear victory of Mlada Boleslav (8th) against Liberc (4-0).
In Serbia (26th day), Red Star Belgrade (1st) did not tremble against Novi Pazar (5-1), with a double from Gabonese Guélor Kanga. The Nigerian Chukwu Ikwuemesi gave Celje (3rd) the three points of the victory in Koper (1-0).
In Slovakia, in the play-offs for the title and the European places, Trnava (3rd) crushed Podbrezova (6-1), with a double from Nigerian Abdulrahman Taiwo. In the play-offs for retention and relegation, Slalika won at Mikulas (3-0) with a goal from Ivorian Yann Michaël Yao, while Nigerians Wisdom Kalu and Adekunle Issa each scored a goal in Micholavce's big win at Zlate Moravce (5-2).