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Super Eagles winger scores, assists in twos after goaless run

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze returned to his scoring ways on Saturday night during Villarreal's Copa del Rey match against Santa Amalia.

The Nigerian international was on rampage against the Spanish lower side as he had a hand in four of the five goals Villarreal scored while he was on the pitch.

The Yellow Submarines were able to whitewash Santa Amaria away from home by 9 goals to nothing to progress to the next round of the Spanish Cup.

Quique Setien's side didn’t break the deadlock until the 31st minute and didn’t even appear like they will score 9 goals in the remaining 60 minutes of the match.

Chukwueze set up Collado for the first goal with the forward excellently lifting the ball over the goalkeeper for the first goal of the night.

The Eagles winger would double his assist tally in the game four minutes later when he drove the ball into the box again before setting it up for Baena who controlled the ball before shooting into the corner of the net to make it 2-0.

And just a minute after the second, Morales scored the third to put the result beyond doubt as he drove the ball he received from Coquelin towards the box before he sent a great finish it into the net.

Two minutes after the halftime break, Chukwueze received the ball from Foyth, then dribbled past one of his opposition before slotting a fine curler into the net and make it 4-0.

It was Juan Foyth and Chukwueze that combined again for the fifth goal with the duo really in sync. Foyth's swift pass to Chukwueze inside the box set the Nigerian up to dribble two defenders before firing home for the fifth.

After Chukwueze’s was subbed off, Villarreal didn’t remove their foot off the gas as Francis Coquelin, Gerrard Moreno (twice), and Capone scored four more goals to make it 9-0.

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