Recap of Ghanaian Players Abroad for the weekend's football games
Jordan Ayew played the entire game against Swansea City on Saturday as his Aston Villa team lost by a lone goal to nil at the Liberty Stadium.
Andre Ayew was ruled out of the game with injury and did not play a part for Swansea City against his brother Jordan’s Aston Villa.
Daniel Amartey and Jeffrey Schlupp both made substitute appearances for English Premier League leaders Leicester City in their away victory against Crystal Palace.
Schlupp replaced Riyad Mahrez who scored the only goal of the game with Daniel Amartey coming on for Jamie Vardy.
In the English Championship, Albert Adomah played the full game for Middlesbrough who beat Hull City by one goal to nil at home.
In the Italian Serie A, Isaac Cofie helped his Carpi side win their away game against Hellas Verona. The Ghanaian played the full game in the 2-1 victory for Carpi.
Alfred Duncan started and played in the full duration of Sassuolo’s Serie A game against Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu’s Udinese on Sunday. The teams played out a 1-1 draw to share the spoils.
Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu did not get the opportunity for a face-off with international teammate Duncan as the Udinese midfielder was an unused substitute.
Afriyie Acquah played the full duration of Torino’s home defeat against Kwadwo Asamoah’s Juventus on Sunday. The Italian Champions won the game by four goals to one with Paul Pogba, Sami Khedira and Alvaro Morata’s brace securing victory for Asamoah’s team.
Kwadwo Asamoah however was an unused substitute in the game.
In the Spanish La Liga, Wakaso Mubarak missed Las Palmas win against Real Sociedad as he has not fully recovered from his injury.
Thomas Teye Partey was an unused substitute in Atletico Madrid’s 2-1 defeat against Sporting Gijon in the Spanish La Liga.
Bernard Mensah was not named in the squad for Getafe’s 1-1 draw at home to Eibar.
Abdul Majeed Waris scored a consolation for FC Lorient in the French Ligue 1 on Saturday as they were hammered by five goals to one against Angers away from home.
The Ghanaian forward played in the full duration of the heavy defeat for his Lorient team.
Samuel Inkoom missed his team’s 1-0 defeat to Besiktas in the Turkish league on Saturday. The Ghanaian defender was an unused substitute in the game.
Kwadwo Poku was an unused substitute for New York City FC in their defeat against Orlando City in the Major League Soccer.
David Accam missed Chicago Fire’s goalless draw against Harrison Afful’s Columbus Crew due to a knee injury. The injury is set to rule him out of the Black Stars’ 2017 AFCON qualifiers against Mozambique.
Harrison Afful played the full game for his Columbus Crew team.
Dominic Oduro made an 85th minute appearance for Montreal Impact in their 2-0 defeat against FC Dallas away from home.
Quincy Amankwa played 77 minutes for San Jose Earthquakes in their 3-1 loss to LA Galaxy in the MLS. Emmanuel Boateng replaced Mike Magee for LA Galaxy in the game against San Jose Earthquakes.
Portland Timbers goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey conceded two goals against Real Salt Lake as his team played out a 2-2 draw at home in the MLS.
In Switzerland, Ebenezer Assifuah played the full game for Sion in their 1-0 defeat against Basel.