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Soccer News of Friday, 19 February 2021

Source: Complete Sports

Aribo on target in Rangers win at Antwerp; Chukwueze returns

Joe Aribo was on target as Rangers defeated Royal Antwerp 4-3 away in Thursday’s Europa League round-of-32 fixture, reports.

It was Aribo’s sixth goal in 29 appearances in all competitions for Rangers this season.

Aribo scored in the 39th minute to put Rangers 1-0 ahead in the game which saw compatriot Leon Balogun brought on in the 25th minute.

In Austria, Samuel Chukwueze was back in the Villarreal squad as they defeated Salzburg 2-0.

Chukwueze, who has been out with injury since January, was an unused substitute for Villarreal.

Victor Osimhen was in Napoli’s starting eleven but fired blanks in their 2-0 loss away to Granada.

Osimhen has scored just two goals in 14 appearances so far this season for Napoli.

And in other results Bukayo Saka helped Arsenal secured a vital draw away to Benfica as they held the Portuguese giants to a 1-1 draw.

Saka scored on 57 minutes to cancel out Pizzi’s opener from the penalty spot on 55 minutes.

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