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La Liga: Super Eagles star helps inflict suffering on Sevilla



Nigeria's Sadiq Umar was on target during Almeria's comeback win against Spanish La Liga giants, Sevilla on Saturday.


Having opened his goal account in last week's draw at Elche, Umar continued in his fine form and scored the Rojiblancos' winning goal against Sevilla who are now winless after three matchdays.


It was a tense battle between the new La Liga boys and Sevilla in the Andalusian derby at the Estadio de Los Juegos Mediterráneos as the visitors raced to an early lead when Oliver Torres thundered home a header off Alex Telles' pinpoint cross.


Almeria turned on the heat after falling a goal behind, and they were rewarded just before the break with a goal via Largie Ramazani.


The Belgian latched upon a loose ball before firing across the goal and into the bottom corner - an equaliser that breathed new life into Almería.


The La Liga new boys started the second half with the same intensity, and they took the lead within ten minutes after the restart. Sadiq didn't have to wait long to tap home Lucas Robertone's cross to fire Almería into a surprise lead with a little over


Expectedly, Sevilla pushed for more goals, but they were blunt in attack and Almeria kept a strong defensive front and went away with the maximum points.



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