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Soccer News of Tuesday, 23 November 2021


Ola Aina guides Torino to a vital win over Success' Udinese

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina Super Eagles defender Ola Aina

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina was on parade for Torino against Udinese at the Olimpico de Torino on Monday, November 22.

The Nigerian international started the league game and helped his club to a 2-1 victory over their visitors.

Aina played in the wing-back role as coach Ivan Turic adopted a 3-4-2-1 system for the game.

The match was the former Chelsea trainee’s 12th league appearance of the season and lasted for 63 minutes. He was replaced by Ivorian defender Wilfred Singo, after running out of energy.

Croatian is international Josip Brekalo opened the scoring for Torino after 8 minutes.

Brazilian defender Gleison Bremer Silva Nascimento added the second on the 48th minute, before substitute Fernando Forestieri reduced the deficit for the visitors.

Meanwhile, Isaac Success was an unused substitute for Udinese in the game.