Villarreal celebrates “Samuel Chukwueze’s” Performance with double awards

Samuel Chukwueze
Villarreal celebrates “Samuel Chukwueze’s” Performance with double awards

Internationally, Samuel Chukwueze was voted Man of The Match after a 1-0 win over the RCD Mallorca on Tuesday following his superb performance for Villarreal.

The Super Eagles, which were on show throughout the conference, was also named “The Most Stylish Player of the match.”

“The award @sastreriajajoan The Most Stylish Player of the Match is for Samuel Chukwueze,” the Spanish club tweeted after the match.

Chukwueze set up Carlos Bacca for the only goal of the game on 16 minutes. The 21-year-old flicked past his marker, drove into the Mallorca box and delivered a low pass across for the Colombia striker to finish into an empty net in the six-yard box.

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The Nigerian forward, who was a torn-in-the-flesh for Mallorca defender all night, made seven successful take-on-the most by anyone on the pitch- made three passes and also won three tackles and one interception.

According to statistics made available by, the Nigerian got overall rating 8.1 points ahead of Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo (7.9), Mallorca’s Juan Hernández (7.9), Villarreal duo of Pau Torres (7.2) and Raúl Albiol (7.2).

Chukwueze is becoming Villarreal’s most important player since La Liga restart. He also provided an assist in Villarreal’s 1-0 win away at Celta Vigo last Saturday.

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He is also expected to continue his form when Villarreal take on Granada at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes (Granada) on Friday.


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