Emenike Scores Twice To Help Fernabache Past Monaco In UCL Qualifier

Emmanuel Emenike scored twice, one in both halves as Fenerbahçe beat AS Monaco 2-1 on Wednesday in the first leg of a qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League.

Emenike in action against Monaco
Emenike in action against Monaco

Falcao’s first-half strike had cancelled out Emmanuel Emenike’s opener, but the former West Ham United attacker ensured the Turkish team hold the upper hand ahead of the return match with a phenomenal second on 63 minutes.

Ex-Paris Saint-Germain fullback Gregory van der Wiel picked out Emenike in space in the box and the striker sent a brilliant volley into the bottom corner.

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Nevertheless, Falcao’s away goal could yet play a crucial role when the tie comes to its conclusion at the Stade Louis II next week.The 30-year-old started in attack as Monaco took on Fenerbahce at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, capitalising on a defensive error to mark his return with a close-range goal.

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