Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Nigeria

Moses rescues Blues



Nigeria forward, Victor Moses has voiced his sentiments following his match winning performance for Chelsea in Wednesday’s UEFA Champions’ League victory against Ukrainian club, Shakhtar Donetsk.

Shakhtar came into the game at Stamford Bridge against the Blues with an intimidating unbeaten run that spanned seventeen months but Moses’ strike at the death meant the run was snapped in the most dramatic of fashions.

The forward was introduced by the Chelsea Manager, Roberto di Matteo as an 81st minute substitute for impressive Brazilian youngster, Oscar and he duly repaid the gaffer’s favour with an emphatically headed goal in the final minute of added time to give the Stamford Bridge club important points.

“We deserve to win the game today as you can see, we dominated the game particularly in the second half. I came on and probably played stayed for about ten minutes in the pitch. It was good to get a win (on Wednesday) and I think we deserve it,” Moses said after the game.

Moses has now scored three goals for the club since completing his summer move from Wigan Athletic and he was quick to point out the similarity of his strikes.

“The three goals I’ve scored for the club have been with my head so it’s been great for me so far so I am delighted,” he said.

The Nigerian forward, whose first goal for Chelsea was scored on September 24 when the Blues defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 6-0 at Stamford Bridge in the 3rd round of the Capital One Cup also scored for the Blues in the Premier League at the weekend.

Moses, who scored eight goals in 72 appearances for former club, Wigan Athletic, has also been capped six times by Nigeria.

He scored a brace as the Super Eagles defeated Liberia 6-1 in the final round of qualifying for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

The Carling Black Label Cup - Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates
SS4
Tue, 29 Jul @ 05:00
Commonwealth Games H\L - Day 6 - Morning
SS7
Tue, 29 Jul @ 06:00

Sports Talk



Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Football arms race
Those of us old enough to remember the arms race and the cold war years can’t help but feel the...

Dr Errol Sweeney
World Cup refs return home ‘bruised’
The World Cup is over for another four years and already the post mortem has started into some...

Sunday Oliseh
What Germany did to become champs
The 2002 Japan and South Korea World Cup saw the Germans lose in the Finals to Brazil, thanks to...

Collins Okinyo
Amrouche is his own worst enemy
Thunder has struck twice with news of Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche being slapped with a...

Claudia Ekai
Save our Stars
First and foremost, it is not all over for Harambee Stars in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

Carol Radull
The Harambee Stars' secrets
A week ago Kenya’s Harambee Stars hosted Burundi in our first international friendly this year. I...