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Soccer News of Monday, 15 November 2021


Umar’s Almeria beat Ibiza to tighten grip on promotion

Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar

Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar was missing in action as Almeria beat Ibiza in the Spanish second division on Sunday, November 14.

Umar, who is the leading scorer for the Spanish side missed out on the tie, the time he will miss a game all season.

Almeria missed the lanky forward who has contributed 12 goals ( 7 goals and 5) in 15 games this season.

Dyego Sousa was the hero of the day after he scored the only goal for Almeria.

The Portuguese midfielder converted a penalty in the first-half stoppage time to put Almeria in front and it proved to be the decider, reports.

The win increased Almeria’s points tally to 37 in 16 matches. They are six points ahead of Eibar and nine points ahead of third-place Real Valladolid.

Almeria will be hoping to have Sadiq Umar available when they host Real Valladolid next week.