Okoye Bounces Back As Ola Aina Helps Fulham To Stunning Draw At Spurs

Okoye Bounces Back As Ola Aina Helps Fulham To Stunning Draw At Spurs 1

The Super Eagles shot-stopper started the new year on a losing note, but he was on the winning side on Wednesday night 

Maduka Okoye kept his fourth clean sheet in ten Eredivisie games as Sparta Rotterdam secured a 1-0 away victory at Fortuna Sittard.

Okoye and Sparta started the new year with a disappointing home defeat to city rivals, Feyenoord, but they bounced back immediately on Wednesday night.

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And Okoye performance was vital, making four brilliant saves to ensure the Castle Lords leave the Fortuna Sittard Stadion with the three points and a clean sheet.

It was Okoye’s tenth appearance in the Dutch top-flight, and he has four clean sheets. Sparta took the three points courtesy of a strike from Lennart Thy in the 57th minute.

Meanwhile, in England, Ola Aina brilliant at the back as Fulham boosted their survival hopes with an impressive 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur.

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The Nigerian international made his 13th league appearance of the season as Ivan Cavaleiro’s 74th-minute strike cancelled out Harry Kane’s opener to seal a vital point for Scott Parker’s side.

Fulham remain in the relegation zone with two points behind Brighton in 17th place- but Parker’s men have two games in hand.