Ligue 1: Samuel Kalu sets up winner for Bordeaux
Super Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu made a winning get back for French slant Bordeaux when he helped them to an all-important 3 points away at rotten flyers Rennes, AOIFootball.com reports.
Having missed their last four cooperative games due to an injury he sustained while on international deference with Nigeria last month, the 23-year-old, who only recently retaliated to traineeship about a week ago was surprisingly named in the starting XI alongside comrade Eagle Josh Maja.
On the back foot of two consecutive cooperative losses and slip to score in any of those two games, the visitors had their work cleft out for them at the Roazhon Park in Rennes with the hotelkeeper putting one eye on their champions band clash with Chelsea on Tuesday.
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Clearly the revise aspect from the fracture exchanges, Bordeaux dominated play from the blast of the whistle with Kalu and Ben Harfa particularly impressive but the host protection was firm as the scores remain goalless after the half-hour mark.
However, with legal eight minute to half time, the visitors got their deserved front when the lively Kalu wiggled elapsed three markers from his own half before producing a defence-splitting pass for Ben Arfa who in turn kept his coo before slotting chasm the goalkeeper to accomplish it 1-0.
Kalu was then cautioned two minute into the modern half for a needless foul before he was then replaced alongside Maja in the half-hour tag with Bordeaux holding on to claim their 4th win of the campaign and bring up to 11 on the overhang standings.